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    Utter Madness: Trump & the World Fail in the Face of a Potential Pandemic

    Coronavirus has a new name: Covid-19.  It has infected over 50,000 people and taken over 1,000 lives.  But the crisis may be just beginning.  And the response of governments from China to the United States may be only be making…
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    America’s Election Year Vulnerabilities: The Grim Outlook

    In 2016, Russia not only helped elected Donald Trump, they also assured Americans would never again be able to look at election results with the same trust they had in the past.  If anything, actions by them, the Administration, other bad…
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    How Bad Can it Get?: Don’t Ask

    If you thought Trump’s acquittal by the Senate was the worst thing that could happen this week, you seem to be forgetting who you are dealing with.  First, the Senate trial had much value and was, by any reasonable assessment,…
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    Trump and “The Bomb”: If He’s the Most Dangerous President Ever, Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About the Really Biggest Risks Re-election Will Bring?

    If you read Fred Kaplan’s new book “The Bomb” you will discover that despite the best efforts of some very qualified, competent presidents and their teams, we’ve come pretty close to blowing up the world a few times over the…
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    Put Away Your Sweatpants! The Jury of 100 Will Disappoint. On to the Jury of 130 Million!

    The House Managers have done an extraordinary job in the Senate trial, led by the eloquence and brilliance of Adam Schiff.  They have compellingly made the case that President Trump violated the law and his oath of office and should…
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    This is how democracy dies…or rather, how it is murdered.

    If you thought the end of US democracy and our greatness as a country would come with missiles raining down or battles in our streets, you were wrong. It will come silently, in increments shrouded in the language of the…
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    A Pandemic Plus Donald Trump? What Could Go Wrong? Also: Is Joe Biden the Best Answer for Progressives?

    The outbreak of coronavirus in China is rapidly emerging as a major global public health crisis?  How bad might it get?  How is our government doing in handling it?  We talk to President Obama’s ebola response czar Ron Klain about…
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    While You Were Flipping Out About Impeachment, Armageddon Got a Little Closer

    The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists recently pushed its Doomsday Clock closer to “midnight” than it has ever been.  They did this because nuclear safeguards are disappearing, risks are growing and because they include the risk of climate armageddon in their…
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    Impeachment Surprise: Acquittal or Conviction Are Far From the Only Two Possible Outcomes of the Senate Trial

    While the outcome of the Senate trial seems a foregone conclusion, even an acquittal might not be good news for President Trump.  There are a whole range of long-term consequences of the current drama on the Hill, some with positive…
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    Impeachment! Primaries! Elections! What if none of it really matters?

    We’re at one of the most fraught moments in American political history.  The country is polarized.  The president is going to trial.  That president is one of the most polarizing figures the world has ever seen.  And headlines scream of…
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    The Week in Trump: When Is a Trial Not a Trial, a Hoax Not a Hoax, and a Big Trade Deal Neither Big Nor a Trade Deal?

    As the Senate impeachment trial looms, Republicans seem not to understand what a trial is.  They don’t want witnesses.  They don’t want evidence.  They especially don’t want witnesses or facts that might further implicate the president in crimes.  But if…
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    The Soleimani Killing Was the First Wag-the-Dog Episode of the Trump 2020 Campaign…Whose Dog Will Be Next?

    The president has no foreign policy expertise, no advisors, no morals, no scruples and he is in deep political hot water at home.  So naturally, he wags the dog with an attack on Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.  He does it…
      February 11, 2020

      Utter Madness: Trump & the World Fail in the Face of a Potential Pandemic

      Coronavirus has a new name: Covid-19.  It has infected over 50,000 people and taken over 1,000 lives.  But the crisis…
      February 11, 2020

      America’s Election Year Vulnerabilities: The Grim Outlook

      In 2016, Russia not only helped elected Donald Trump, they also assured Americans would never again be able to look…
      February 7, 2020

      How Bad Can it Get?: Don’t Ask

      If you thought Trump’s acquittal by the Senate was the worst thing that could happen this week, you seem to…
      February 4, 2020

      Trump and “The Bomb”: If He’s the Most Dangerous President Ever, Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About the Really Biggest Risks Re-election Will Bring?

      If you read Fred Kaplan’s new book “The Bomb” you will discover that despite the best efforts of some very…
      January 31, 2020

      Put Away Your Sweatpants! The Jury of 100 Will Disappoint. On to the Jury of 130 Million!

      The House Managers have done an extraordinary job in the Senate trial, led by the eloquence and brilliance of Adam…
      January 30, 2020

      A Pandemic Plus Donald Trump? What Could Go Wrong? Also: Is Joe Biden the Best Answer for Progressives?

      The outbreak of coronavirus in China is rapidly emerging as a major global public health crisis?  How bad might it…
        December 11, 2019

        A Conversation With Juliette Kayyem

        Unfortunately, Juliette Kayyem’s tv appearances have made her a household name. Unfortunate only because of her area of expertise: tragedies…
        December 2, 2019

        Meet Phil Ehr, The Man Who’ll beat Matt Gaetz

        Matt Gaetz has got to go. The people of Florida’s 1st congressional district deserve better. Much better. But wanting him…
        November 25, 2019

        Meet Phil Arballo, the Man Who Will Beat Devin Nunes

        Next in UNREDACTEDdsr’s series of introducing the challengers focused on the unfinished business of 2018, we spoke with Phil Arballo…
        November 18, 2019

        How To Start A Revolution – A Conversation With Lauren Duca

        Love her or love her less, (UNREDACTED can’t get enough of her), Lauren Duca burst onto the public stage with…
        October 21, 2019

        J.D. Scholten: The Man Who Will Beat Steve King

        In 2018, J.D. Scholten waged one of the most important campaigns in America: ridding Iowa and Congress of Steve King.…
        October 14, 2019

        Meet Jaime Harrison: The Man Who Will #SendLindseyHome

        If you don’t know the name Jaime Harrison, you will soon.  Jaime is the extraordinarily talented and dynamic Democrat running…
          National Security Magazine
          October 30, 2019

          Will Trump’s Efforts to End “Forever Wars” End Up Undermining Lasting Peace?

          Donald Trump has promoted a foreign policy that seeks to reverse or undermine many of the lasting tenets of post…
          National Security Magazine
          October 15, 2019

          A Turning Point in the Impeachment Investigation: Is the End for Trump Nearing?

          As every day brings new testimony from former members of the Trump Administration that confirms there was widespread acknowledgment that…
          National Security Magazine
          September 25, 2019

          The Biggest National Security Threat We Face is President Trump: A Conversation with Secretary Leon Panetta

          Few Americans in our history have had such wide-ranging and distinguished careers as Leon Panetta.  A former Secretary of Defense,…
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          September 18, 2019

          A Conversation with General Michael Hayden – Transcript

          Today, David Rothkopf had the pleasure of speaking with General Michael Hayden.  Here is the transcript of that conversation, available…
          National Security Magazine
          September 12, 2019

          The Impeachment Investigation Kicks Into Gear: A Newsmaker Conversation with Rep. Ted Lieu

          Today the House Judiciary Committee announced the new guidelines for its impeachment investigation.  We are joined on this special edition…
          National Security Magazine
          August 23, 2019

          We Are Not Prepared for Today’s Global Threats…or Tomorrow’s

          In a far reaching and incisive conversation with Michael Morell, former Acting Director of Central Intelligence and Deputy Director of…
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            November 1, 2019

            Pelosi? How Many Prosecutors Does She Have? – Transcript

            Full transcript of the episode, “Pelosi?  How Many Prosecutors Does She Have?” is available below. You can also read the…
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            October 22, 2019

            Alas, Poor Democracy, I Knew Him, Horatio – Transcript

            Members enjoy select transcripts of our show.  Today’s transcript is from Alas, Poor Democracy, I Knew Him Horatio.  Enjoy! Transcript…
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            September 28, 2019

            Making Sense of the Ukraine Whistleblower Revelations – Transcription

            Click the link below to listen to the episode and follow along.... This content is for Founding Insider, Insider Gift…
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            August 13, 2019

            Transcript: A Conversation with General James Clapper

            Each week, we’ll feature select transcripts from our archive.  Follow along by clicking the button below.  The conversation with General…
            Deep State Archive
            August 12, 2019

            From the Archive: Putting the Hell Back In Helsinki

            Each week, we’ll feature a podcast from our archive.  The post will include a transcript of the conversation.  This week,…
            Deep State Archive
            August 5, 2019

            From the Archive: Deep State Radio’s 100th Episode

            Each week, we’ll feature a podcast from our archive.  The post will include a transcript of the conversation.  This week,…
              January 30, 2020

              This is how democracy dies…or rather, how it is murdered.

              If you thought the end of US democracy and our greatness as a country would come with missiles raining down…
              December 30, 2019

              Deep State Radio Episodes – March 2019

              We continue to look back on Deep State Radio episodes from 2019. Negotiations in Hanoi ultimately failed, but Kim Jong…
              December 27, 2019

              Deep State Radio Episodes – February 2019

              February is the shortest month of the year, but it proved big on the news front. The government shutdown ended,…
              December 27, 2019

              Remembering the Victims of Trump and the GOP

              It’s a good time of the year to remember that everything that makes you angry about the US and our…
              December 26, 2019

              Deep State Radio Episodes – January 2019

              It’s been a wild ride. The news didn’t take a break in 2019 and we’ve done our best to help…
              December 23, 2019

              Is it Too Late for Democracy in America?

              As the last century began, few could imagine a world without empires or monarchs. The generation that followed could not…
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