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Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.

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Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.

    Foreign Office #23. Of “Kostya” and Collusion

    Foreign Office #23. Of “Kostya” and Collusion

    RFE/RL’s Mike Eckel explains how the latest US sanctions on Russia advance what Mueller alleged about the Trump campaign’s ties to Moscow.

    • 38 min
    Foreign Office #22. Will Russia Invade Ukraine (Again)?

    Foreign Office #22. Will Russia Invade Ukraine (Again)?

    USIP Russia Director Don Jensen weighs the possible reason for Russia’s military buildup.

    • 40 min
    Foreign Office #21. Strategic Miscommunication

    Foreign Office #21. Strategic Miscommunication

    Analyst Monika Richter explains how Chinese government threats got an EU report on COVID-19 disinformation censored.

    • 40 min
    Foreign Office #20. Disinformation and Its Discontents

    Foreign Office #20. Disinformation and Its Discontents

    Johns Hopkins scholar and “Active Measures” author Thomas Rid on the DNI report on Russian meddling and how 2020 is different from 2016.

    • 49 min
    Foreign Office #19. When a Hack is not an Attack

    Foreign Office #19. When a Hack is not an Attack

    Wired journalist Andy Greenberg on the SolarWinds hack and why cyberespionage is not cyber warfare.

    • 46 min
    Foreign Office #18. The Pipeline from Hell

    Foreign Office #18. The Pipeline from Hell

    Benjamin Schmitt, an energy security expert, argues Nord Stream 2 can and should be cancelled.

    • 44 min

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