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Twice a week, this podcast will take you on a smart, direct, sometimes scary, sometimes profane, sometimes hilarious tour of the inner workings of American power and of the impact of our leaders and their policies on our standing in the world. Hosted by noted author and commentator David Rothkopf and featuring regulars Rosa Brooks of Georgetown Law School, Kori Schake of Stanford University and David Sanger of the New York Times, the program will be the lively, smart dinner table conversation on the big issues of the day that you wish you were having...without the calories. Sometimes special guests will join the conversation and always the emphasis will be on providing the unvarnished perspectives others shy away from. Deep State Radio is the insider perspective on American national security and foreign policy that you can't find anywhere else.

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Twice a week, this podcast will take you on a smart, direct, sometimes scary, sometimes profane, sometimes hilarious tour of the inner workings of American power and of the impact of our leaders and their policies on our standing in the world. Hosted by noted author and commentator David Rothkopf and featuring regulars Rosa Brooks of Georgetown Law School, Kori Schake of Stanford University and David Sanger of the New York Times, the program will be the lively, smart dinner table conversation on the big issues of the day that you wish you were having...without the calories. Sometimes special guests will join the conversation and always the emphasis will be on providing the unvarnished perspectives others shy away from. Deep State Radio is the insider perspective on American national security and foreign policy that you can't find anywhere else.

If you are enjoying this podcast, please consider becoming a member by visiting thedsrnetwork.com.

    What's it Going to Take to Stop the Fascists

    What's it Going to Take to Stop the Fascists

    A search was carried out of Mar-a-Lago this week and it has upended the usually sleepy August in Washington. To talk about the search, Trump's pleading the fifth, and a variety of other developments David and Kavita are joined by EJ Dionne and Max Boot both of the Washington Post. Is the GOP now fully Trumpified? How much legal jeopardy is Trump in at this point? Are Biden's recent legislative wins going to have any impact on the country's perception of him? Find out in this wide-ranging episode. Don't miss it.
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    • 32 min
    Ukraine Approaches a Turning Point: The Biden Administration Offers More Support for Zelensky

    Ukraine Approaches a Turning Point: The Biden Administration Offers More Support for Zelensky

    The war in Ukraine has been going on for almost six months. To get the latest news about the war and predictions about what comes next, David Rothkopf spoke with Mark Hertling formerly of the United States Army Europe and the Seventh Army; David Sanger of the New York Times; and Michael Weiss of New Lines Magazine. What is the current status on the ground in Ukraine? How has the U.S. response evolved as the war has continued? How long can Russia sustain the war? Find out on this very thorough episode. Join us!
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    • 29 min
    Summer Weather Forecast: Trump Investigations Heating Up On Many Fronts

    Summer Weather Forecast: Trump Investigations Heating Up On Many Fronts

    Since the last January 6th hearing, we have learned a significant amount about the events around January 6th. To discuss these updates, David and Kavita Patel talk with Allison Gill of the Daily Beans podcast and Frank Figliuzzi of NBC and MSNBC. What do we know now about the deletion of texts around January 6th by the Secret Service and others? How does the trail of Alex Jones play into this? Will Trump finally face justice? Find out in this deep conversation. Don't miss it! 
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    • 32 min
    Pelosi in Taiwan: Is the US-China Relationship Nearing a New Major Crisis?

    Pelosi in Taiwan: Is the US-China Relationship Nearing a New Major Crisis?

    Nancy Pelosi has touched down in Taiwan and thrown the U.S.-China relationship into tumult. David sits down with Graham Allison of Harvard University, Rosa Brooks of Georgetown University, and David Sanger of the New York Times to discuss the trip and its impact on the future of Taiwan and U.S.-China relations. Should Nancy Pelosi have gone to Taiwan? How big a strain will this actually put on the relationship between the U.S. and China? Is strategic ambiguity dead or alive? Find out in this vital conversation. Join us!
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    • 31 min
    Where Should the Jan 6 Prosecutors Look Next?

    Where Should the Jan 6 Prosecutors Look Next?

    Olivia Troye was a senior advisor to Vice President Mike Pence. She was an early voice speaking out against Trump Administration abuses. She has attended many of the January 6 Committee hearings. On this special episode of DSR, Dr. Kavita Patel and David Rothkopf speak with Troye about the progress of the hearings to date and where the Department of Justice should be looking next. A must listen episode.
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    • 31 min
    Special Deep State Radio Fifth Anniversary Extravaganza

    Special Deep State Radio Fifth Anniversary Extravaganza

    Deep State Radio turned five this year! To celebrate we got the band back together. So this week David Rothkopf spoke with Rosa Brooks, Ed Luce, David Sanger, and Kori Schake. What has surprised them in the last five years? What lessons should we take forward into the next five? What predictions do they have for the future? Find out during this anniversary show! Don't miss it.
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    • 27 min

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Best cross over episode

Summer Weather Forecast: Best cross over episode ever! What a treat to get to hear Allison Gill twice in one day!

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Great Podcast! Love the insight and humor!

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Great source of reality

Absolutely love this podcast. Intelligent discussion of today issues from foremost experts. Haven’t heard a bad episode after listening to 40+ episodes.

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