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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.

Altamar - Navigating the High Seas of Global Politics Peter Schechter and Muni Jensen

    • Politics
    • 5.0 • 109 Ratings

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.

    The Future of Travel: Winners & Losers

    The Future of Travel: Winners & Losers

    The global pandemic has drastically impacted the global travel industry. This episode asks the question: who are the winners and losers?

    • 29 min
    Russia: Weak and Strong

    Russia: Weak and Strong

    Despite a weak economy and internal dissent, Russia is spreading its influence. Is Putin playing a weak hand well, or is the Kremlin punching above its weight?

    • 30 min
    The Future of Cannabis?

    The Future of Cannabis?

    As the world continues to adopt new perspectives on the regularization of cannabis, what does that mean for the future of this little plant?

    • 24 min
    The World According to Madeleine Albright

    The World According to Madeleine Albright

    We take a global affairs world tour conversation with Secretary Madeleine Albright, one of the most influential global protagonists in modern history.

    • 29 min
    America, a Return to the Throne?

    America, a Return to the Throne?

    America abdicated from the ‘throne’ of global leadership during the Trump era. With a new administration, can it make a comeback?

    • 27 min
    ¿Coup in America?

    ¿Coup in America?

    Was the U.S. Capitol assault an attempted coup? Yes – but what comes next matters more.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

nick van praag ,

Foreign affairs unplugged

Level-headed, compelling analysis by two experts and their guests about the world around us - and why events over there matter over here (wherever here is).

CaribScholar ,

Great Show!

Extremely informative! I hope they look keep looking at diverse and under the radar countries.

politicwolf ,

Highly recommend

Thoughtful discussion and never too one sided. Always super interesting and easy to listen to!

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