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Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.
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Background Briefing with Ian Masters Ian Masters

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Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.
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    May 18, 2024 - Caroline Fredrickson | Matt Angle | Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

    May 18, 2024 - Caroline Fredrickson | Matt Angle | Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

    The Insurrectionists on the Supreme Court Exposed | The Texas Governor Frees a Racist Killer to Please Tucker Carlson | Have Criminals Taken Over Mexico's Elections?
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    May 16, 2024 - Orville Schell | Kim Lane Scheppele | James Zirin

    May 16, 2024 - Orville Schell | Kim Lane Scheppele | James Zirin

    The Murky Ties to the Poet and Would-be Assassin of Slovakia's PM Robert Fico | At their 40th Meeting, Xi and Putin Pledge to Deepen Defense and Military Ties | Trump's Lawyer Attacks Michael Cohen as a Liar Even Though Trump's Fixer Lied in the Service of the Liar-in-Chief
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    May 15, 2024 - Corey Brettschneider | Simon Shuster | Austin Frerick

    May 15, 2024 - Corey Brettschneider | Simon Shuster | Austin Frerick

    The Party of Law and Order Now Embraces Lawlessness as the GOP Speaker Trashes the Rule of Law to Please the Scofflaw-in-Chief | The Setbacks the Ukrainian Military is Suffering as a Result of Trump's 6 Month Delay of U.S. Arms and Ammunition | What is Behind the Rise in Food Prices as a Few Monopolies Gouge the Public and Farmers While Protected by the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
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    May 14, 2024 - Amanda Marcotte | Joe Lowndes | Spencer Sunshine

    May 14, 2024 - Amanda Marcotte | Joe Lowndes | Spencer Sunshine

    Mike Johnson Personifies the Staggering Hypocrisy of the "Christian" Right | Is the New York Trial Hurting Trump Who is Polling Ahead in all Swing States But Wisconsin? | The Mainstreaming of America's Neo-Nazi Movement and the Potential for Violence in the Election
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    May 13, 2024 - Adele Stan | Lincoln Mitchell | John Branstetter

    May 13, 2024 - Adele Stan | Lincoln Mitchell | John Branstetter

    In Paying Off A Porn Star For Her Silence Trump Tells Cohen to "Just do it!" | Georgia's Billionaire-Owned Government Passes a Kremlin-Style Law Although the Vast Majority Want to Join the EU | Neo-Nazis, Christian Nationalists and Proud Boys Were in the Pro-Israel Mob at UCLA Claiming to Fight Antisemitism
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    • 1 hr
    May 12, 2024 - Joshua Shifrinson | Luke Goldstein

    May 12, 2024 - Joshua Shifrinson | Luke Goldstein

    As Ukraine Faces a Long War, Will the US and NATO be There and Is There Any Hope of a Peace Deal? | The FTC Goes After Corporate Greed and AIPAC Goes After a January 6 Hero
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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
553 Ratings

553 Ratings

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Fabulous discussion and insights.

If you want deeper analyses and insights in politics and current events both domestic and international, this is the show for you. Interesting and relevant guests and intelligent, incisive conversations and commentary. Fabulous!

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Long time listener. Grateful.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters is one of my fav pods. Never miss. Longtime listener of show on KPFK in LA too. Glad Ian can do his own thing now. Show has gotten even better. We need background briefing and other media/ journalists like Ian Masters. Thanks.

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