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The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future.

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The team at Aucoin Analytics, LLC provides key insights from the week and discusses how these events will impact government, business, and society in the future.

    From Navalny's Tragedy to Tripartite Alliances: Unpacking the Week's Headlines

    From Navalny's Tragedy to Tripartite Alliances: Unpacking the Week's Headlines

    This episode of "This Week Explained" dives into the complex issues surrounding Russia, Ukraine, Israel, and Hamas. We discuss the recent death of Navalny in a Russian prison, the involvement of the Wagner group, and the changing dynamics in Africa. We also touch on the China-Russia-North Korea tripartite relationship and give a shoutout to one of our listeners. Stay informed on global events with This Week Explained and, as always, Stay Safe Out There.

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    The views and opinions expressed on the podcast 'This Week Explained' are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any organization or entity. The information provided on the podcast is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered professional advice or a substitute for independent research and analysis. Each individual listener should research and identify their own opinions based on facts and logic before making any decisions based on the information provided on the podcast. The podcast hosts and guests are not responsible for any actions taken by individuals based on the information provided on the podcast.

    • 55 min
    Geopolitical Tightrope: Recent Developments in Ukraine, Israel, and More

    Geopolitical Tightrope: Recent Developments in Ukraine, Israel, and More

    This episode of "This Week Explained" delves into the latest developments in global affairs, focusing on Russia, Ukraine, Israel, and Hamas. The hosts discuss a new Russian military capability in space, which has raised concerns within the intelligence community. Tune in to unravel the complexities of these evolving geopolitical dynamics.

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    • 57 min
    Geopolitical Updates: China's Support for Russia, India's Shifting Alliances, and More

    Geopolitical Updates: China's Support for Russia, India's Shifting Alliances, and More

    In this episode of This Week Explained, we dove deep into the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, where we highlighted the importan
    ce of continued aid to Ukraine and the potential consequences of a Russian victory. We also touched on the political dynamics in the U.S. affecting aid decisions and how internal politics might be influencing global strategies.

    We then shifted our focus to the Middle East, discussing the potential for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, U.S. military action in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, and the implications of Saudi Arabia's hesitance to join BRICS+. We also covered China's explicit support for Russia amidst the Ukraine crisis, which is not surprising but still significant in the current geopolitical climate.

    An interesting development came from India, where a new poll suggests that the youth are leaning pro-American, which could have future implications for India's foreign policy and its role in global geopolitics.

    Lastly, we covered the sentencing of former CIA engineer Joshua Schult, who was convicted for the Vault 7 leak and possession of child sexual abuse images. We discussed the fine line between whistleblowing and leaking, and the severe consequences of his actions on national security.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Healing the Hidden Wounds: A Revolutionary Approach to Mental Health for Veterans

    Healing the Hidden Wounds: A Revolutionary Approach to Mental Health for Veterans

    In this episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Sam Peterson, a former Army EOD technician and the director of Patriot Power Up, a program dedicated to providing innovative and effective treatment for veterans suffering from mental health issues, particularly traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    Sam shared his personal journey of struggling with mental health after his deployments and the tragic loss of a mentor to suicide. This experience led him to explore alternative therapies like ketamine and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which ultimately saved his life.

    We delved into the science behind these treatments, discussing how ketamine works to downregulate inflammation and promote neuroplasticity, while hyperbaric oxygen therapy stimulates neuron networks and improves executive function. Sam emphasized the importance of combining these treatments with comprehensive care, including therapy and nutritional optimization, to address the root causes of mental health issues.

    We also discussed the challenges of promoting mental health in the military and veteran community, including the stigma surrounding seeking help and the need for a unified effort to address TBI and PTSD. Sam highlighted the importance of capturing data and stories to change the narrative and provide evidence-based treatments for veterans.

    Lastly, Sam shared his vision for the future, including expanding the program to incorporate regenerative medicine and creating a single place where veterans can receive comprehensive care and achieve long-lasting healing. He emphasized the need to move away from the revolving door approach and focus on treating the root cause of mental health issues.

    Overall, this episode shed light on the hidden wounds of war and the innovative treatments available to veterans. It highlighted the importance of breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and providing comprehensive care to support veterans on their journey to healing.

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    Disclaimer:

    The views and opinions expressed on the podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any organization or entity. The information provided on the podcast is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered professional advice or a substitute for independent research and analysis. Each individual listener should research and identify their own opinions based on facts and logic before making any decisions based on the information provided on the podcast. The podcast hosts and guests are not responsible for any actions taken by individuals based on the information provided on the podcast.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Tensions Rise: Russia's Anti-NATO Rhetoric and Iran's Proxy Threats

    Tensions Rise: Russia's Anti-NATO Rhetoric and Iran's Proxy Threats

    Hello and welcome to another episode of This Week Explained! In this episode, we cover a range of topics, including the latest developments in Russia, Ukraine, Israel, and Hamas.

    We start by discussing the escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Putin has been ramping up his anti-NATO rhetoric and has even hinted at a possible peace deal. However, there are differing opinions on whether Putin truly wants peace or if he is just testing the waters before the upcoming elections. We also touch on the role of Russian-backed proxies in the conflict and the potential risks involved.

    Moving on, we delve into the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. We discuss a recent proposal for a ceasefire and hostage release, which merges various proposals from different countries. However, Israel's recent operation to kill Hamas members in a hospital has complicated the negotiations. We also explore the legality of such operations and the potential implications for civilian safety.

    Next, we highlight a lesser-known story that has gone under the radar. The FBI recently uncovered a plot by Iranian-backed militants to hire Hells Angels bikers for a murder-for-hire operation in Maryland. This revelation sheds light on Iran's extensive influence and its efforts to silence perceived opponents both domestically and abroad.

    We also touch on the territorial dispute between Russia and Japan over the Northern Territories. This long-standing issue has prevented the signing of a peace treaty between the two countries since World War II. We discuss the historical context and the potential implications for regional stability.

    Lastly, we address the ongoing tensions between Hungary and the European Union. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's pro-Russian stance has raised concerns among European leaders. We explore the recent developments and the potential consequences for Hungary's relationship with the EU.

    Thank you for joining us on this episode of This Week Explained. We hope you find our discussions informative and thought-provoking. Stay tuned for our upcoming episode, where we will be discussing innovative approaches to mental health support for veterans.

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    • 45 min
    Understanding Geopolitical Dynamics: Iraq-US Talks, UNRWA Controversy, and China's Intentions

    Understanding Geopolitical Dynamics: Iraq-US Talks, UNRWA Controversy, and China's Intentions

    In this episode of "This Week Explained," Tiana and Kervin dive into the complexities of our dynamic, ever-changing world. We begin by discussing the ongoing conflicts in Russia, Ukraine, and Israel, specifically focusing on the implications of Sweden's potential ascension into NATO and the possibility of the U.S. withdrawing from Iraq. We also touch on the UN's ousting of members involved in the Hamas attack and the escalating tensions between North Korea and South Korea.

    Moving on, we explore the recent developments in the Middle East, including the ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas and Iraq's desire for the U.S. to leave the country. We also discuss the UN's Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees and its investigation into members possibly involved in the Hamas attack.

    Then the conversation shifts to China, addressing the conflicting reports about China's intentions regarding Taiwan. Kervin expresses his belief that China is on a trajectory for an invasion of Taiwan, despite some analysts countering this prediction. He warns listeners to be wary of media reports about China in the coming months.

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