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Diplomatic Immunity: Frank and candid conversations about diplomacy and foreign affairs

Diplomatic Immunity, a new podcast from the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, brings you frank and candid conversations with experts on the issues facing diplomats and national security decision makers around the world.

Produced by Alistair Somerville and Kelly McFarland
Production assistance by Jonas Heering
Design by Rebecca McFarland and Alistair Somerville
Music by Gabe Swarts

This podcast is supported by funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York's Bridging the Gap Initiative.

Diplomatic Immunity Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University

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Diplomatic Immunity: Frank and candid conversations about diplomacy and foreign affairs

Diplomatic Immunity, a new podcast from the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, brings you frank and candid conversations with experts on the issues facing diplomats and national security decision makers around the world.

Produced by Alistair Somerville and Kelly McFarland
Production assistance by Jonas Heering
Design by Rebecca McFarland and Alistair Somerville
Music by Gabe Swarts

This podcast is supported by funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York's Bridging the Gap Initiative.

    A European View of the U.S. Election with Ambassador Peter Wittig

    A European View of the U.S. Election with Ambassador Peter Wittig

    Episode 3: Kelly McFarland and ISD graduate fellow Jonas Heering talk to Ambassador Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States from 2014 to 2018, and now a fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School.

    Peter Wittig, "Hope for the Future of American Leadership Dies Hard," Foreign Affairs, October 16, 2020: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/europe/2020-10-16/hope-future-american-leadership-dies-hard

    Episode recorded: October 12th, 2020.

    • 31 min
    The Human Factor: Tackling Information Operations Today with Nina Jankowicz

    The Human Factor: Tackling Information Operations Today with Nina Jankowicz

    Episode 2: Kelly McFarland and Alistair Somerville talk to Nina Jankowicz, who studies disinformation at the Wilson Center.

    How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/how-to-lose-the-information-war-9781838607685/

    Nina's essays for the Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/author/nina-jankowicz/

    Episode recorded: October 8th, 2020. 

    • 34 min
    America in the World with Bob Zoellick

    America in the World with Bob Zoellick

    Episode 1: Kelly McFarland talks to Bob Zoellick, former deputy secretary of state and president of the World Bank. Zoellick discusses diplomatic history, the role of the North American base of Mexico and Canada in American foreign policy, and the future of U.S. alliances in Asia.

    America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy: https://www.twelvebooks.com/titles/robert-b-zoellick/america-in-the-world/9781538712368/

    Episode recorded: September 16th, 2020.

    • 34 min
    Diplomatic Immunity - Trailer

    Diplomatic Immunity - Trailer

    Diplomatic Immunity: Frank and candid conversations about diplomacy and foreign affairs

    Diplomatic Immunity, a new podcast from the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, brings you frank and candid conversations with experts on the issues facing diplomats and national security decision makers around the world.  

    • 1 min

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Thersea May You Not ,

Good stuff

This is good stuff

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Exciting project!

Looking forward to episode 1!

anonymous1212 ,

Looking forward to a fantastic podcast!

The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown does fantastic work to promote diplomatic statecraft and highlight the challenges that diplomats face today. This trailer sounds like their podcast will be a great addition to their overall work and I’m excited to hear from all the amazing guests that they will interview!

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