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A Red Line in the Sand is the official companion podcast to journalist David Andelman's book of the same name, published by Pegasus Books.From the islands of the South China Sea to Korea's DMZ, the tribes of Arabia across Africa and throughout Europe, red lines have been setting agendas and changing history for centuries. A Red Line in the Sand will jump around the world in 12 episodes examining these boundaries that have changed history, set political agendas, spilled blood and smoothed paths toward peace.

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A Red Line in the Sand is the official companion podcast to journalist David Andelman's book of the same name, published by Pegasus Books.From the islands of the South China Sea to Korea's DMZ, the tribes of Arabia across Africa and throughout Europe, red lines have been setting agendas and changing history for centuries. A Red Line in the Sand will jump around the world in 12 episodes examining these boundaries that have changed history, set political agendas, spilled blood and smoothed paths toward peace.

    Chapter 12: The Red Lines of COVID-19

    Chapter 12: The Red Lines of COVID-19

    In the final episode of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman examines the world’s newest and most toxic web of red lines - the web that has grown up around the most lethal pandemic in a century: COVID-19. 
    The coronavirus knows no boundaries, natural or manmade, throwing red lines across the world into question. Should we restore these red lines once the crisis has passed? Is it even possible?

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    • 27 min
    Chapter 11: NATO, A Most Eternal Line

    Chapter 11: NATO, A Most Eternal Line

    In Episode 11 of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman examines the nearly impregnable red line surrounding the 30 members of NATO - the North Atlantic Alliance.
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    • 23 min
    Chapter 10: Palestine, More Eternal Lines

    Chapter 10: Palestine, More Eternal Lines

    In Episode 10 of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman examines Israel and Palestine and their too-often tortured frontiers and toxic red lines.
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    • 24 min
    Afghanistan, Eternal Lines

    Afghanistan, Eternal Lines

    In Episode 9 of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman explores Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the seemingly-eternal Durand Line, as well as the impact of the colonial Raj and the Taliban in shaping the region.
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    • 23 min
    Africa, Cradle of Lines

    Africa, Cradle of Lines

    In Episode 8 of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman examines the continent of Africa. The world’s fastest growing region and subject of intense colonization through recent centuries, Africa has more nations and more red lines than anywhere else on the globe.
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    • 29 min
    Iran to Persia and Back

    Iran to Persia and Back

    In Episode 7 of A Red Line in the Sand, a companion podcast to the book of the same title, author David Andelman explores the Middle East where east meets west and Shiite meets Sunni, as it develops a host of toxic challenges. Last episode focused on Iraq and this time, the focus is on Iran.
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

Bass pro lover ,

A deep dive on red lines

Andelman’s investigation of Red Lines really helps explain why conflicts across the globe break out. His years of first hand experience really draw the listener in. I look forward to listening to more of his episodes and plan to read his book as well.

David A. Andelman ,

First rate

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