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George Kennan Roundtable Part 16: What does Venezuela and Argentina have in common? Iran
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The team is back together for an episode to discuss Iranian operations and presence in South America, primarily in Venezuela and Argentina. With the recent Venezuelan aircraft investigations ongoing in Argentina with speculation of IRGC-Quds Force personnel onboard, this episode looks to begin examination of Iran's strategy within South America and how crucial it is for policymakers to understand this asymmetric approach to formulating and implementing grand strategy.
#SouthAmerica #Iran #Hezbollah #Tri-BorderArea #Geopolitics #NationalSecurity #Venezuela #Argentina
George Kennan Roundtable Part 15: DPRK Nuclear Diplomatic Gangnam Style
Good good afternoon from the George Kennan Group! Today with analyst Brian Jones, the team look to examine and better understanding the robust testing of ballistic missiles by the DPRK in anticipation of a potential upcoming nuclear test. By observing the positions of China, Japan, and South Korea economically, militarily, and politically, the often erratic yet strategically savvy actions of North Korea becomes much clearer.
George Kennan Roundtable Part 14: YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH! - Disinformation in Ukraine, Cuban Intel Ops in the Americas, and the Australian Elections
The George Kennan Club is back as we discuss disinformation operations in the Ukraine-Russia War...by Ukraine! Additionally, we pivot toward the Land Down Under as we give an update on the Australian elections. Toward the end of the show, we discuss Cuban intelligence capabilities and utilize Cuba's security presence in Venezuela!
Sit back and relax with your favorite geopolitical bunch as we update you on just what is going on in this growingly unpredictable yet controlled chaotic world!
George Kennan Roundtable Part 13: Another Man's Terrorist is Another Man's Freedom Fighter
In this episode, the George Kennan Roundtable discusses the basic foundations of defining terrorism in addition to providing an update on the Asia-Pacific/Oceania strategic security ambitions of China to remove US presence and influence within the 3 island chains.
Pump the Gas! Pump it! Actually Don't - Brief Interview with Tyrese Garvie
In a new sort of formatting segment here on the Pivot, Host Semaj McDowell interviews Geopolitical Pivot contributor Tyrese Garvie, who hails from the UK, to discuss climate change contributions to mass migrations while providing a quick note on the complex position of Russia with West Europe and the UK.
George Kennan Roundtable Part 12: Understanding Indonesian Strategic Complicated Importance & A Discussion on Russian Cyber Electoral Tampering
The George Kennan Club is back with special guest 2nd Lieutenant Williams as we discuss in the first 45 minutes of the show the strategic complicated importance of Indonesia in the Asia-Pacific for US interests. Afterwards, we carry on a discussion on Russian cyber electoral tampering and social engineering as seen in 2016, 2020, and even back to the 1930s!