70 episodes

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 World According to Haass [Episode 69]

    The World According to Haass [Episode 69]

    The coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of today’s world order – what will global trade, politics, and policy look like after COVID-19?

    • 34 min
    The End of Oil? [Episode 68]

    The End of Oil? [Episode 68]

    Global oil demand and prices have plummeted – what’s next for the international energy market and the nations that depend on it?

    • 28 min
    Tension and Turmoil in Iran [Episode 67]

    Tension and Turmoil in Iran [Episode 67]

    Iran’s religious autocracy is suffering through a severe coronavirus outbreak, an economy under siege by sanctions, and the death of General Soleimani – why is it still so resilient?

    • 30 min
    The Poverty Pandemic [Episode 66]

    The Poverty Pandemic [Episode 66]

    Coronavirus is causing severe strain on developing countries amid vulnerable economies, broken healthcare systems and political unrest – how can wealthier nations, international institutions and corporations assist?

    • 33 min
    5G: Progress or Peril? [Episode 65]

    5G: Progress or Peril? [Episode 65]

    They say that 5G’s ability to transform the world is on par with the invention of electricity – will the lightning speed technology upend global politics, industry, and daily life?

    • 28 min
    Climate Emergency & Global Insecurity [Episode 64]

    Climate Emergency & Global Insecurity [Episode 64]

    Earth’s shifting climate means more than deadly forest fires and rising sea levels – how should the world take on the national security risks of the global climate emergency?

    • 29 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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