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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Tommy talks with defense policy expert Kelly Magsamen about President Trump's speech announcing his Afghan war policy. They evaluate the substance of his plan and discuss whether any approach can actually improve the situation on the ground and allow us to get out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-08-23  40m
 
 

Right-wing radicals and CIA secrets


Tommy talks with former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano about her efforts to combat right-wing extremists. Then he is joined by former Deputy CIA Director David Cohen to talk about what it was like to learn the world’s most closely guarded secrets, how the CIA works, and hear his David’s views on North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-08-16  55m
 
 

Emergency North Korea update then Putin’s #1 enemy


Former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes talks through Trump’s promise of “fire and fury” if North Korea threatens the US and today’s reports on advances in North Korea's nuclear program. Then Tommy is joined by Bill Browder, a businessman who became Putin’s #1 enemy after exposing corruption in Russia. Browder was the driving force behind the Magnitsky Act sanctions to punish Russian human rights abusers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-08-09  50m
 
 

Are they gonna’ nuke us?


Tommy talks with former Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken about the Iran deal, whether it’s working, and if we can apply the lessons learned to the dangerous situation in North Korea. Then they talk about Secretary Tillerson’s record at State and tensions in Israel and Venezuela. Both of them really miss Joe Biden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-08-02  40m
 
 

The worst humanitarian crisis since WWII


Tommy talks with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and former UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, about the famine in four countries that has put 20 million people at risk of starvation. He also offers concrete ways that all of us can help. You can learn more or donate at: https://www.rescue.org/.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-07-26  39m
 
 

Why did Putin do it?


Tommy talks with journalist and Russia expert Julia Ioffe about not if but why Putin interfered in our election. What was Putin’s motivation and goal? Are we giving him too much credit or are we not responding forcefully enough? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-07-19  43m
 
 

Russians, guns and Mosul


Tommy talks with former top defense official Derek Chollet about Donald Trump Jr.’s keystone cops collusion with Russia before transitioning to a conversation about the fight against ISIS in Mosul, Syria and the Trump administration’s policy in Afghanistan. It was incredible. Tell your friends.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-07-12  40m
 
 

Ambassador Susan Rice


Tommy talks with former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice about her transition to civilian life, Syria, ISIS, Russia and Trump's approach to Africa.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-07-05  48m
 
 

Europe, Nukes, and Cybersecurity


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 2017-06-21  49m
 
 

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