With Kabul now taken back by the Taliban and the Americans in full retreat after two decades of war, what will the US learn from this catastrophe, if anything? Freddy Gray talks to Andrew Bacevich, author of After the Apocalypse: America’s Role in a World Transformed, about the goals not met, allies abandoned and lives lost.
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US politics and analysis, delivering in-depth discussions with the best American pundits. Presented by Freddy Gray.
Freddy Gray speaks with Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of the National Interest, ahead of Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. They discuss if this is a turning point in US relations with Taiwan, whether we are heading for World War Three, or if Pelosi is calling China’s bluff.
Freddy Gray speaks to Sergey Radchenko a Cold War historian and Wilson E. Schmidt distinguished professor at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and visiting professor at Cardiff University. They discuss a recent speech by Henry Kissinger who believes that Ukraine should made territorial concessions to […]
Freddy Gray speaks to Kat Rosenfield, the author and UnHerd columnist, about Elon Musk’s proposal to buy a controlling stake in the social media giant. Rosenfield’s latest book, No One Will Miss Her, is published by HarperCollins and is available to buy now.
A recent poll showed that if a general election was to be held today between Trump and Biden, the 45th president would be successful in winning back the White House. But what is it, in just over a year, that has led to such a flip? Freddy talks with Trump spokesman Liz Harrington on Trump’s […]
Freddy talks to Anatoly Karlin, author of the Powerful Takes Substack. Speaking from Moscow, Anatoly discloses the extent of support for anti-war protests in Russia and the role of the US in inciting nationalism in Ukraine.