Pod Save the World

“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.

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Madeleine Albright’s warning about fascism


Tommy talks with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the rise of fascism around the world and her concerns about how it is being enabled (and emulated) by Donald Trump. Then they talk about how Trump should respond in Syria, and Albright’s visit to North Korea in 2000 for meetings with Kim Jong-Il. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-04-12  43m
 
 

Mr. Putin goes to Washington?


Tommy talks with New Yorker writer Robin Wright about Putin’s possible visit to Washington, his relationship with Trump, and what we know about Trump the negotiator vs what’s required for success. Then they discuss Robin's visit to North Korea, the situation in Gaza, Syria and John Bolton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-04-05  40m
 
 

Nowhere to hide: Facebook, encryption, and privacy


Tommy talks with Wired editor in chief Nick Thompson about the insane amount of data that Facebook and other tech companies collect on us and what we can do to erase or prevent it. Then they talk about how to use encryption to protect your communications and scary new developments that allow you to make fake videos of real people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-03-30  44m
 
 

Fresh Prince of Saudi Arabia


Tommy talks with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the United States and his "reform agenda". Then they discuss Trump’s call with Putin, reports that he ignored his staff’s plea to be tougher, and the risk of North Korea negotiations.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-03-22  37m
 
 

The worst Secretary of State in history, Rex Tillerson


Tommy giddily discusses Rex Tillerson’s firing by tweet with Politico foreign affairs correspondent Nahal Toosi. Then they discuss suspected assassination of Putin enemies in London and Nahal’s exclusive report about Trump administration attacks on career State Department staffers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-03-16  42m
 
 

Can’t out-crazy Kim Jong-un


Tommy talks with Asia expert Danny Russel about reports that North Korea is willing to begin negotiations with the US about abandoning its nuclear weapons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-03-07  40m
 
 

The Deep State Strikes Back


Tommy talks with Jake Sullivan and Ben Rhodes about their new organization to oppose Trump’s foreign policy and promote a progressive vision of American leadership. Then they discuss what it means for Jared Kushner to have his security clearance downgraded, the status of the Iran deal, and the NSA Director’s plea for a directive to combat Russian hacking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-03-02  52m
 
 

Bribes, Bibi and the future of Israel


Tommy talks with Nathan Guttman, the Washington bureau chief of The Forward, about the corruption scandals swirling around Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu. They walk through the facts, what happens next, and what it means for US/Israeli relations and the Middle East peace process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-02-23  38m
 
 

Nuclear-armed frenemies


Tommy talks with Steve Coll, author of Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, about why the hell we’re still fighting in Afghanistan after 17 years and the destabilizing influence of our nuclear-armed frenemy, Pakistan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-02-16  45m
 
 

Held hostage in Syria


Tommy talks with war photographer Jonathan Alpeyrie about being held hostage by rebel fighters for nearly three months in Syria.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2018-02-09  42m