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The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard & Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst. A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.
 
Through my podcasts, I discuss all topics regarding mental health, campaigns and my journey. How serving in the military, working in Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan and Iraq led to a diagnosis of PTSD and all the other challenges I have faced, overcome, and continue to do so. Why? Because I want to help others! I want to inspire you to open up, reach out for help, communicate and learn how I overcome my challenges.
 
This podcast is for individual interviews on the Scott Horton Show. See the Q & A show feed to hear Scott answer listener questions and for the full show archives. Scott Horton is the author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 5,500 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.
 
Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
 
Everywhere you look these days terrorism and violent extremism dominate the headlines. Whether you follow what is happening in Afghanistan or Iraq, or in the West writ large, we are inundated with news of attacks by groups and individuals fighting for a 'cause'.In a world of multiple voices and opinions it can be very hard to know where to turn. One choice is to look to those who actually worked in counterterrorism in the national security world. In these half-hour podcasts 30-year Canadian ...
 
Echoes of India is the story of India like you've never heard it before. Host Anirudh Kanisetti takes you on a journey through its wonders, from the Greek art of Afghanistan to the to the thriving ports of Tamil Nadu. Along the way, monks debate, queens boast, and armies roar. From philosophy to politics to economics, the past comes back to life - noisy, breathing, as thriving as the Indian subcontinent is today.
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Humanizing the badge! Cops are people who enjoy many different things in life. Jon is a decorated veteran Police Officer with over 10 years of experience, He has spent years in Patrol as a trainer/Field Training Officer, and on the regional SWAT Team as a Operator, Medic and Sniper. He also serves in the United States Army Reserve as a Combat Medic (68W). Phil is a former Marine machine gunner. He has deployments to Afghanistan and served in a Marine Expeditionary Unit. He is a former law en ...
 
The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
EYES LEFT is a military podcast hosted by two anti-war Army veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner, covering issues from a left-wing and socialist perspective. EYES LEFT gives updates and progressive commentary on military news, war developments, failings of military leadership, veterans’ issues, radical military history, and how US troops can resist Trump.
 
The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated by events in August 2008, when US forces bombed the Afghan village of Azizabad. This gave rise to a public dispute between the US Government and the United Nations about the level of fatalities caused by the attack and about whether those killed had been civilians or Taliban-linked insurgents. Allegations soon emerged that the attack had been based on fal ...
 
Relax by the Fireplace with Joey and let him read you a Bedtime story Nox Bedtime Stories is a safe space, both for me and for my listeners. Each story begins with a positive, feel-good story from the news and transitions into a story set to relaxing, ambient music, and sound. Nox Bedtime Stories is a Sleep Podcast for both Adults and kids anyone can listen to them because nothing bad ever happens in the stories. There is never anything that could trigger the listener, no death or hardship, ...
 
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it. Visit us at www.lawfareblog.com. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lawfare. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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As the Taliban gain ground throughout Afghanistan, Afghans who worked as interpreters for foreign armies are living in fear of reprisals. Perceived as traitors by the Taliban, they've been imploring Western nations to grant them a visa so they can flee the country. Although the Taliban say no harm will be done to former interpreters who show remors…
 
Shabana Basij-Rasikh is the co-founder of Afghanistan’s only all-girls boarding school, and she is anxiously waiting to see if the Taliban—which brutally opposes the education of girls and women—will make inroads in Kabul. “I was speaking with a young woman,” Basij-Rasikh told the staff writer Sue Halpern, “and she said, ‘Yes, sure, the Taliban wil…
 
This is the first episode of Chapo all-stars Derek Davison & Daniel Bessner’s new foreign policy podcast “American Prestige”. To get more, go here: http://patreon.com/americanprestigeIn the premiere episode of American Prestige, Danny and Derek get into the US's withdrawal from Afghanistan. Did the military intentionally botch the withdrawal? Has t…
 
Landlocked and at the ancient crossroads of the Mongol, Persian, Alexandrian and British empires, Afghanistan has long held a history as a conduit for other peoples. In more recent history, the Soviet occupation from 1979 to 1989 was only succeeded very briefly by a local Taliban coalition to then be knocked out by the United States in 2001. With t…
 
As the U.S. finalizes its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of involvement in the country, Fareed talks to former Commander of U.S. Central Command and former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus about how the U.S. may regret the decision to pull out in a “hasty way.” Then, Ada Ferrer, Professor of History at NYU, explains why it is stil…
 
Officials sound optimistic after the first round of negotiations, but the Taliban says it’s confident it can still win on the battlefield. Also, rescue workers in Germany race to find survivors after deadly floods. And, with five days until the Tokyo Olympics, the first case of Covid-19 is detected at the athletes’ village.…
 
Tonight’s rundown: VP Harris finally tells the truth about their steps to make America Socialist Former President George W. Bush gives rare interview on Afghanistan French citizens protest COVID-19 passports U.S. drug overdose deaths hit a record number This Day in History, July 15, 1979: Jimmy Carter speaks about a national “crisis in confidence” …
 
As the US Empire makes its major military retreat from Afghanistan, learn about the CIA forces that will be staying behind—and their disturbing 20-year track record of war crimes. Support our ad-free work and get EXCLUSIVE content by supporting us at https://www.patreon.com/empirefiles or donate at https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/empir...[Empire Fi…
 
Scott talks to Danny Sjursen about U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, which at the moment the Biden administration appears poised to follow through with. Sjursen is concerned about the response from the mainstream media and both party establishments—Republicans claim pulling out of Afghanistan makes America look weak; Democrats fear that pulling out…
 
As the United States makes its exit from the “Forever War” in Afghanistan, we look at the problems the country may face, and why history shows that choosing to leave is both the “least worst” and the only right choice. Protest erupted over the weekend in Cuba on a scale that hasn’t been seen in the country in nearly three decades, as people lined t…
 
The New York City mayoral primary, which culminated in a vote held in June, was full of surprises, including the introduction of ranked-choice voting to a confused electorate, and the presence of Andrew Yang, a newcomer to municipal politics who quickly attained front-runner status. But the winning Democrat was no surprise. Eric Adams is the boroug…
 
Patrick Ruffini, a co-founder of the predictive analytics and research firm Echelon Insights, joins Sarah and Chris to discuss his recent analysis of the American electorate. Ruffini tells our hosts where the ideological center of gravity seems to be and why cultural issues might be driving voter turnout. Chris asks whether a party can adopt a perf…
 
In the spring of 2021, FRANCE 24 went on board the Ocean Viking, the rescue vessel of the European NGO SOS Méditerranée. Off the coasts of Libya, we filmed both successful rescue missions and others that ended in tragedy, while observing how the authorities interacted with the vessel’s staff.By FRANCE 24 English
 
With nightclubs finally reopening across France, we're focusing on the recovery of Paris's nightlife from Covid-19. With the coronavirus still in circulation, revellers now have to prove themselves Covid-free before even reaching the dancefloor and indoor venues are limited to 75 percent capacity. But Parisians have found other ways to party. Among…
 
Due to Coronavirus, a subdued ceremony launches the much-postponed Olympics. Fewer than 1000 invited guests and no spectators are inside the huge main stadium. Also, President Xi Jinping makes first official visit to Tibet by a Chinese leader in 30 years, and one of India's most flamboyant businessmen is arrested for allegedly making porn films.…
 
Sources: White House and health officials discuss revising mask guidance as delta variant rages, vaccinations lag; Biden: Covid becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated; White House targets rural United States for new vaccine push; Daily pace of people becoming fully vaccinated against COVID hits lowest point since January. To learn more about how C…
 
Season 2 of "Ted Lasso" is all about the simple yet transformative power of kindness. Created by and starring Jason Sudeikis, the series centres around a former American football coach who is thrust into the limelight when he is hired to manage a UK Premier League football team.By FRANCE 24 English
 
How has the situation for journalists changed in Tunisia in the decade since the revolution? Has the road to press freedom been entirely smooth? Our guests, including cartoonist Nidhal Ghariani, discuss how hard it would have been to draw or publish his cartoons before the revolution. We also discuss the digitalisation of the media as well as fake …
 
How has the situation for journalists changed in Tunisia in the decade since the revolution? Has the road to press freedom been entirely smooth? Our guests, including cartoonist Nidhal Ghariani, discuss how hard it would have been to draw or publish his cartoons before the revolution. We also discuss the digitalisation of the media as well as fake …
 
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI from the International Space Station. He told us more about his current mission, his latest spacewalk and the arrival of a new module inside the ISS. He also hailed the success of the European Space Agency's recruitment drive, but regretted a lack of female candidat…
 
From French President Emmanuel Macron to journalists, business leaders and human rights activists, the list of people allegedly spied on using the Pegasus software is long and illustrious. The only EU country among the states alleged to have used the Israeli-created spyware is Hungary. Its government must now allow an independent investigation, acc…
 
Tokyo is under a state of emergency; covid-19 cases are piling up. But for Japan, a super-spreader event is just one of the potential costs of this year’s games. We ask why Britain’s government has essentially given amnesty to those involved in Northern Ireland’s decades of deadly violence. And our obituaries editor reflects on the life of an Ausch…
 
COVID-19, racism, anti-semitism and a crackdown on protest — all dark clouds hanging over this year’s Olympic games in Tokyo. The International Olympic Committee made a huge gamble in postponing the event to 2021. Has it paid off? In this episode: Jules Boykoff (@julesboykoff), political scientist, former Olympian, and author of ‘Activism and the O…
 
It's been a busy couple of weeks at Guantanamo Bay, a place that has not had a busy couple of weeks in a while. There was a transfer, there was a resumption of military commissions, and the chief prosecutor of military commissions resigned abruptly. To go over these events, Benjamin Wittes sat down with Steve Vladeck, a Lawfare contributing editor …
 
South Africa is facing its deepest political crisis of the post-apartheid era. Days of violence and looting saw more than 200 people killed and thousands arrested. Stephen Sackur speaks to Fikile Mbalula, the country's transport minister. Is the ANC government being confronted with its own failure?By BBC World Service
 
Tonight’s rundown: Bill analysis of Biden’s Town Hall with CNN – and a point that Biden made that isn’t getting as much attention as it should Relations between black and white Americans are at a historic low point and with critical race theory at the forefront, our children are the ones who will suffer The January 6th bipartisan committee might be…
 
President Biden has been under pressure to respond to anti-regime protests. Also: the Senate in the Czech Republic has approved a plan to compensate Roma women who were forcibly sterilised, and beset by scandals and Covid-19 concerns, Tokyo prepares to hold the opening ceremony for the Olympics.By BBC World Service
 
Delighted to have Alun Cochrane on the show this, especially after so many requests from the Patreons. Alun is a seriously smart and funny comic, who's been on a bit of a journey in terms of his relationship with the comedy circuit. It's fair to say he doesn't buy into the comedy groupthink. Not one bit. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FRE…
 
Tanzania's main opposition party says its leader and other members could be charged with terrorism after sweeping arrests that have drawn international concern. Also, Madagascar says it has foiled an attempted assassination plot targeting President Andry Rajoelina. Two French citizens are among those arrested in the probe.…
 
It's still unclear who is responsible for planning and funding the assassination of Haiti's president Jovenel Moïse earlier this month. But violence and unrest in the country has been ramping up for months. The United Nations says that over the last six weeks nearly 15,000 people have been forced from their homes in Port-au-Prince. NPR's Jason Beau…
 
Zack Beauchamp, Jenn Williams, and Jen Kirby discuss the explosive revelations that a number of governments around the world, from Saudi Arabia to Hungary to India, have been using military-grade spyware made by an Israeli firm to secretly hack into the phones of journalists, activists, and political opponents. They explore what we know about the N…
 
It’s extortion after all at Saudi Aramco. Controversy and investigation over alleged misuse of NSO Group’s Pegasus intercept tool continues. Warning of Chinese espionage from ANSSI, and China’s denunciation of all this kind of “baseless slander.” Phishing in Milanote. FIN7 resurfaces after the conviction of some key members. Dinah Davis from Arctic…
 
Joe Biden speaks at a Town Hall event in Ohio, latest polls show Kamala Harris unpopular with voters, Liz Cheney tears into Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, life expectancy in the US drops at the fastest rate since World War 2, ratings for NBC’s ‘Today’ Show fall to historic lows. Plus, Bill's Message of the Day, what did Joe Biden say during Wedn…
 
Bars, restaurants, concert venues and theatres reopened in May in France, while nightclubs were only given the green light in early July. They'd been closed since the start of the pandemic. From August, anyone going to these places must produce a so-called "health pass" showing that they've been vaccinated or tested negative for Covid-19. Stephen C…
 
On this week’s Stumped, Alison Mitchell, Charu Sharma and Jim Maxwell are joined by Oval Invincibles and England T20 bowler Tash Farrant. Farrant featured in the inaugural match of The Hundred, as the competition finally got underway a year later than originally planned. We discuss the new format, how well it worked and how it's helping towards gen…
 
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