32 episodes

The podcast where new, emerging, and diverse voices in foreign policy and national security discuss the issues of today and tomorrow.

Hosted by Grant Haver and Zoe Weinberg and produced in cooperation with Foreign Policy for America's NextGen Initiative.

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    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

The podcast where new, emerging, and diverse voices in foreign policy and national security discuss the issues of today and tomorrow.

Hosted by Grant Haver and Zoe Weinberg and produced in cooperation with Foreign Policy for America's NextGen Initiative.

    The Changing Face of the United Kingdom with Scott Bade

    The Changing Face of the United Kingdom with Scott Bade

    The Queen is dead and Brexit lives on. Grant and Zoe talk with Scott Bade of the Eurasia Group about how these changes will impact the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
    In our all podcast final segment, Zoe talks about Patagonia and the Climate, Scott talks about Space Policy, and Grant talks about a variety of border clashes.
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    • 45 min
    Africa and the Diaspora with Bo Machayo

    Africa and the Diaspora with Bo Machayo

    On the heels of Blinken's trip to Africa, Grant and Zoe talk with Bo Machayo, co-chair of NextGen's Africa Working group about a variety of issues facing the continent, a diaspora centered foreign policy, and much more.
    In our all podcast final segment, Bo talks about the origins of the Samosa, Zoe brings you some PSL facts, and Grant continues to highlight the genocide in Xinjiang.

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    • 36 min
    Cyber.RAR with Bethan Saunders and Michaela Lee

    Cyber.RAR with Bethan Saunders and Michaela Lee

    This week Grant and Zoe have something special cooked up, a crossover with the cyber.rar podcast. They speak with two of the co-hosts Bethan Saunders and Michaela Lee about their experience podcasting and the state of cyber policy before the tables are turned and Grant and Zoe and put on the spot.
    In our all podcast final segment, Zoe recommends Scam Goddess, Bethan talks up Cyber Unmanned, Michaela highlights Iron Butterfly, and Grant shares his love for Slate's Spoiler Special.
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    • 45 min
    Surveillance Capitalism with Anastasia Uglova

    Surveillance Capitalism with Anastasia Uglova

    This week Grant and Zoe were joined by Anastasia Uglova. Anastasia Uglova is a privacy educator in crypto and she leads communications and ecosystem development at Lighthouse, the open metaverse navigation engine. They discuss why the internet is based on surveillance, why this matters for the metaverse, and what might be done to fix it.
    In the final segment, Anastasia talks about the inability to follow news from Russia, Grant raves about The Sandman, and Zoe has some potty talk.
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    • 48 min
    The War in Syria and Biden's trip to the Middle East with Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff

    The War in Syria and Biden's trip to the Middle East with Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff

    This week Grant and Zoe were joined by Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff. Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff is is the Executive Director of People Demand Change Inc. They discuss the current state of the war in Syria; how Turkey, Iran, and Russia are engaged in the conflict; and Biden recent trip to the Middle East.
    In the final segment, Zoe talks about Myanmar's killing of democratic activists, Sasha talks about the new trailer for the Black Panther Sequel, and Grant highlights the end of the Arab Spring.
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    • 35 min
    Forecasting Foreign Policy with Mary Brooks

    Forecasting Foreign Policy with Mary Brooks

    This week Grant and Zoe were joined by Mary Brooks. Mary is a resident fellow for Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats at R Street Institute.  They discuss prediction markets, how useful that can be to policymakers, and why forecasting politics can be so challenging.

    In the final segment, Zoe talks about the national lifeguard shortage, Mary talks about the impact of current events on the study of early earth history, and Grant talks about the Crisis in Sri Lanka.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

compass cafe ,

Great foreign policy podcast

So much to learn from the rising stars on this show! Grant and Zoe do a great job leading each episode.

Truxtun_BK ,

Fresh takes on foreign policy + national security

Smart hosts, engaging guests. What a find!

fox1818 ,

Zoe and Grant are building something important

Tune in for perceptive views on diverse topics from a valuable community

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