Altamar is dedicated to curating an informative discussion on how global issues impact all of us. The show avoids the typical Washingtonian US bias and talks about accelerating changes from a global perspective by featuring diverse guests on a range of foreign policy topics. We aim to rise above the polarization that detracts from the public’s understanding of crucial global issues. Hosted by political analyst Peter Schechter and columnist Muni Jensen.
Economies crushed by Covid, corruption, inequality, and incompetence join together as a perfect storm. There is growing restlessness on the streets: what lies in store for the broken region of Latin America?
Iran is again a top headache for the West. Its resurgent nuclear development, a recent pact with China, rivalry with Saudi Arabia, and its simmering fight with Israel catapult Iran again to the top of global security risks.