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Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
The Power Vertical Podcast by Brian Whitmore covers emerging and developing trends in Russian politics, shining a spotlight on the high-stakes power struggles, machinations, and clashing interests that shape Kremlin policy today. Brian Whitmore is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Eurasia Center and Russia and Eurasia Specialist and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington.
 
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 ...
 
BASIC is the only peace and security non-governmental organization that is British-American in composition and focus. With programs that address diplomacy and decision-making around nuclear weapons, we work on both sides of the Atlantic to encourage sustainable transatlantic security policies and to develop the strategies that can achieve them. We have charitable status in the United Kingdom and in the United States. We operate with offices in London and Washington, a small but committed sta ...
 
Welcome to the AfriNuke podcast - Africa’s soundbytes on peaceful nuclear technology! This podcast brings you amazing views of peaceful nuclear technology through the African voice. Interviews, career talks, nuclear applications, competitions, giveaways, industries, decarbonization, healthcare, cancer, nuclear security, clean energy, electricity, sustainability, research, unexpected/unusual perspectives and maybe some killer insincts to make you a nuclear enthusiast!
 
The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is a joint project of the Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council. Launched in fall 2011, ELEEP is a dynamic, membership-only forum for the exchange of ideas, policy solutions, best-practices and professional development for early and mid-career North American and European leaders working on environmental and energy issues. ELEEP currently has over 100 members, split between North America and Europe. Members debate t ...
 
Lawrence Pintak is the host of American Fault/lines (www.AmericanFaultlines.com), a ten-part series of post-inauguration programs focusing on issues that divide American society and divide America from the world. The series airs Sundays on FM News 101 KXL Portland, OR and is available online. Pintak is an award-winning former CBS News Middle East correspondent, founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University (2009-2016), Senior Non-Resident Fello ...
 
Learn how to systematically and consistently create profound innovation. Break through traditional thinking! Scott Amyx is a globally renowned expert in product innovation that integrates exponential technologies, out-of-the-box thinking and proven science and research methodologies to create breakthrough new innovations for organizations. On his Forbes column and now on this podcast, he shares research-based best practices on how to generate profound, new-to-the-world innovations that have ...
 
As Vergil had surpassed Homer by adapting the epic form to celebrate the origin of the author’s nation, Milton developed it yet further to recount the origin of the human race itself and, in particular, the origin of and the remedy for evil; this is what he refers to as “things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.” After a statement of its purpose, the poem plunges, like its epic predecessors, into the midst of the action, shockingly bringing to the front the traditional visit to the underworl ...
 
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Links and Highlights: We all can lead. Positive “change agents” — individuals willing to work across sectors and nations to help illuminate better ways through the shared turbulence we are experiencing — are needed now more than ever. In these turbulent times technologies are increasingly being democratised Humans are now minority relative to netwo…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Max Boot, a best-selling author, foreign policy analyst, and columnist for the Washington Post about the Biden administration's foreign policy approach and its likely top challenges. Boot explains why he believes much of the administration's success will depend on repairing do…
 
A Foreign Correspondent's View: Is British democracy at risk? In the first of a new series interviewing foreign correspondents based in Britain on their views on the country's predicament, I spoke to Annette Dittert, Senior Correspondent and Bureau Chief of Germany's ARD, who is the author of a viral piece published in English in the New Statesman …
 
As Cummings:Kuenssberg gives us yet more Classic Dom content, are we now fine with unelected advisors trying to topple Prime Ministers – or for that matter, Prime Ministers giving the Queen COVID? Freedom Week: has the Government just given up trying to control the virus? Special guest Charles Arthur, author of Social Warming: The Dangerous and Pol…
 
Join us as we herald an Africa and a world without Nuclear weapons through this educative Vignette/series in collaboration with NSquare - an organisation Powering a network of innovators committed to ending the nuclear threat through Unlikely partnerships, Breakthrough ideas and World-changing projects. We will be releasing episodes in this vignett…
 
Links and Highlights Any body in the world needs affordable energy at scale with data Data centers will be needed for the modern economy and this comes with energy demands Transportation system will need energy and solar is like the bicycle of energy Climate change adaptation rather than mitigation is what Africa needs Modern energy minimum metric …
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Frank Verrastro, senior advisor on energy issues at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Verrastro offers insights into how shifts in energy supplies and consumption affect national security, and how the trend toward decarbonization may affect dynamics and diplo…
 
Britain vs. Disinformation: a crisis or an exaggeration? From vaccines and Brexit to foreign ops, the subject of disinformation and how to handle it is constantly invoked in the UK debate. But how much of the threat is this really? To find out I spoke to David Patrikarakos, journalist and author of "War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshap…
 
Johnson and Patel’s dog-whistling finally brings all the racists to football’s yard (who could have predicted this??) but England’s young black players are making fools of their critics. As the country lines up behind Rashford, Saka, Sancho and Mings, is the Culture War about to consume the chancers who started it? Plus, libertarian dogma is frogma…
 
Vladimir Putin is obsessed with Ukraine.Back in 2008, he famously told then US President George W. Bush that it was not even a real country.In a press conference following his summit with current US President Joe Biden, Putin became visibly animated - indeed almost unhinged - when talking about Ukraine.And this week, Putin published an essay on the…
 
Links and Highlights Think 7 generations ahead like the native Americans In another 35 years, How do we get involved in waste management without thinking of the threat involved? Holtec missile test: https://holtecinternational.com/news/videos/aircraft-crash-test-on-a-scaled-model-of-a-hi-star-180-transportstorage-cask-2/ NEI website: https://www.ne…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Matt Turpin, former U.S. Army officer and an expert on China economic statecraft and technology innovation at the Hoover Institution, about Beijing’s long-term political and economic objectives. Morell and Turpin discuss the changes that accompanied Xi Jinping’s rise to power,…
 
How the England Team look from Europe? With England in the finals of UEFA Euro 2020 this weekend I wanted to find out how Gareth Southgate's team and all the feelings and questions about national identity accompanying them look from Europe. To find out for this week's #BritainDebrief for the Atlantic Council, I spoke to Benjamin Haddad, Director of…
 
As the Government abandons clear rules for “common sense” and “personal responsibility”, even Sajid Javid admits we’re entering “uncharted territory”. We find out why Priti Patel’s latest immigration regulations amount to one big xenophobic, mendacious grey area. Our special guest is Sara Gibbs, comedy writer for HIGNFY, Dead Ringers and The Mash R…
 
Battleships, warplanes, brinkmanship, and geopolitics on the high seas. What actually happened when Britain's HMS Defender sailed from the Ukrainian port of Odessa to the Georgian port of Batumi? How did what appears to have been a routine mission to assert navigation rights in the Black Sea escalate into a military and diplomatic incident between …
 
Links and Highlights: We bring you today a long time advocate and adviser of the African youg generation in Nuclear, he is one of the dynamic agents that brought about the formation of AYGN. his strenght and skills has been of great use to the African Nuclear community. Leadership is very key in Africa Work together as a team AYGN Mission: http://a…
 
As National Chief, Perry Bellegarde has always focused on the importance hope: "Always leave more hope in a room than was there when you arrived." Over the 57 episodes of the Ahkameyimok Podcast, no matter how difficult the conversation or the issue, he always ends by asking his guests this question: What brings you hope? As his time as National Ch…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Sigal Mandelker, Former Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Treasury Department, on the intersection between financial technology and national security. Mandelker explains how incentivizing investment in financial technology is imperative for e…
 
Labour wins something shocker! As Kim Leadbeater’s victory in the most rancid by-election of modern times ignites a festival of pundit hindsight, we bring the panel together to assess Labour’s tight squeeze in Batley and Spen. How did she do it? What does it mean for Starmer? Did Galloway’s 8,000 votes constitute some sort of success? Can the Torie…
 
Does LOVE RAT MATT’s embarrassing self-own tell us anything we didn’t already know about Boris Johnson’s moral universe? And should we stop chortling given that his replacement Said Javid is promising “irreversible” unlocking? Why is Batley and Spen the ugliest by-election in recent history, and how much of that is George Galloway’s fault? Plus, th…
 
The debate over Russia policy in the West is, unfortunately, not always grounded in reality. All too often, it is instead based on myths and misconceptions that have been spread by disinformation campaigns and perpetuated by whataboutism. As a result, Western policy toward Russia is often driven by wishful thinking on the part of many well-meaning …
 
Links and highlights: Policioeconomy: Economic Policies should be backed with action Personal development is very important Knowledge has no limits, Focus on ourselves, Opportunity comes with its challeges and take it when it comes at the right time. IAEA (https://www.iaea.org/), DAAD (https://www.daad.de/en/study-and-research-in-germany/scholarshi…
 
On this Canada Day, a special episode on the devastating and ongoing impact of the Residential School system. The shocking find of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan is another heartbreaking validation of survivor accounts of the horrifying abuse and neglect Indigenous children endured a…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with John Culver, a career CIA analyst, former National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, and leading expert on the Chinese military. Culver and Morell discuss the decades-long modernization of the People’s Liberation Army and the prowess China has attained across multiple war-fi…
 
What does a new Sino-American cold war mean for Britain? As discussion mounts in Washington DC of a new cold war between China and the United States, I wanted to work out if this was really the case and what it means for Britain. To find out for this week's #BritainDebrief for the Atlantic Council, I spoke to author and China expert James Palmer, d…
 
“Happy” Referendum-versary! Special guest Ailbhe Rae of the New Statesman joins us to look at the meaning of the Lib Dem victory in Chesham and Amersham – don’t mention the Blue Wall – and explain what the DUP’s current game of Musical Stegosauruses means for Northern Ireland. Plus as Dido Harding offers to head the NHS and rid it of those pesky fo…
 
Western sanctions against Belarus finally appear to be targeting Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s enablers in Russia.When the United States, the European Union, Canada, and the United Kingdom announced a new round of sanctions against the Minsk regime this week, one name in particular stood out: Russian businessman Mikhail Gutseriyev, the largest single for…
 
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