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    Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus Has Been a Disaster–But Don’t Forget His Other Crimes and Abuses

    Trump’s outrageous firing of the Intelligence Community IG is a useful reminder that he is not just directly responsible for making much worse one of the biggest public health and economic catastrophes in American history, he is still the most…
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    A Health Crisis Wrapped in an Economic Crisis Inside a Leadership Crisis

    America is just over 4% of the world’s population but home to 25% of its COVID-19 cases.  While European nations like Italy and Spain are wracked with the disease, Europeans typically do not have the added anxiety of trying to…
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    Do Our Leaders Morals Matter in a Crisis Like This?

    Joe Nye, Harvard professor and formerly Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, has a timely new book called “Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump” that serves as a jumping off point for our discussion…
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    What Will the Death Toll of the War on Science Be?

    In South Africa during the AIDS crisis, as our special guest Dr. Seema Yasmin points out, the government’s denial of AIDS took a measurable toll.  Today, she argues, we are at risk from the misinformation, denial and deception of many…
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    Beyond the Politics of the Pandemic: In a Crisis Party Must Not Matter

    While the debate about managing the pandemic has grown more rancorous in recent days as death tolls have climbed and states have lamented the unresponsiveness of the federal government, while on Capitol Hill the name calling has resumed, the virus…
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    We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This…And All That We Know About the Future is that the Worst Is Yet to Come

    The Coronavirus Crisis is the first 50 state natural disaster in American history. And while it is certainly not the first for which the federal response was lacking, it may be the worst overall response of an administration to a…
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    We Won’t be the Same Again: A Once in a Century Crisis and the Big Changes It Will Produce

    From an explosion of e-commerce to a re-evaluation of the roll of government, a teaching moment for healthcare policy and geopolitical shocks and aftershocks, the COVID-19 crisis is going to leave the world changed in material ways.  We won’t be…
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    Flying Blind: Facing an Unprecedented Crisis In a Time of Complete Leadership Failure in Washington

    There are countries and systems that are managing the COVID-19 crisis comparatively well.  South Korea, which invested heavily and early in testing is one.  Singapore, in the view of renowned infectious disease expert and Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurie Garrett, may be…
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    When It’s a Matter of Life and Death, Who Can You Trust?

    Live are at stake in the coronavirus crisis.  And the future of democracy is at stake in the upcoming election.  What is disturbing is that both vitally important issues depend on all of us having access to the facts and…
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    It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And We Feel Fine…More or Less…Well, Not As Bad As You’d Think)

    In a moment that a global pandemic has you self-quarantined and social distancing and a global market collapse has you terrified about the future and bad leadership has you curled up on under your bed, there is only one perfect…
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    Why Democrats and All Americans Should Unite Behind Joe Biden Now

    As you who follow me know, I was not a @JoeBiden supporter at the outset. I have been energized and inspired by @kamalaharris and @ewarren since the beginning of the campaign. But with the inevitability of @joebiden as the candidate now clear, I’d like to share a…
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    Afghanistan! Syria! Coronavirus! Elections! What’s Scariest?

    After 20 years, the US is trying its best to get out of Dodge in Afghanistan.  Trouble is the not-quite-a-peace-deal announced over the weekend fell apart on Monday.  The US got out of Syria and now that country is on…
      April 3, 2020

      A Health Crisis Wrapped in an Economic Crisis Inside a Leadership Crisis

      America is just over 4% of the world’s population but home to 25% of its COVID-19 cases.  While European nations…
      March 31, 2020

      Do Our Leaders Morals Matter in a Crisis Like This?

      Joe Nye, Harvard professor and formerly Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, has a timely new book called “Do…
      March 27, 2020

      What Will the Death Toll of the War on Science Be?

      In South Africa during the AIDS crisis, as our special guest Dr. Seema Yasmin points out, the government’s denial of…
      March 26, 2020

      Beyond the Politics of the Pandemic: In a Crisis Party Must Not Matter

      While the debate about managing the pandemic has grown more rancorous in recent days as death tolls have climbed and…
      March 19, 2020

      We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This…And All That We Know About the Future is that the Worst Is Yet to Come

      The Coronavirus Crisis is the first 50 state natural disaster in American history. And while it is certainly not the…
      March 17, 2020

      We Won’t be the Same Again: A Once in a Century Crisis and the Big Changes It Will Produce

      From an explosion of e-commerce to a re-evaluation of the roll of government, a teaching moment for healthcare policy and…
        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,…
              April 4, 2020

              Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus Has Been a Disaster–But Don’t Forget His Other Crimes and Abuses

              Trump’s outrageous firing of the Intelligence Community IG is a useful reminder that he is not just directly responsible for…
              March 4, 2020

              Why Democrats and All Americans Should Unite Behind Joe Biden Now

              As you who follow me know, I was not a @JoeBiden supporter at the outset. I have been energized and inspired…
              February 29, 2020

              Our Afghan War Was A Catastrophe: We Must Admit That To Recover

              Look, I’m a foreign policy professional, very nuanced in my thinking, deeply grounded in history. I understand things that didn’t…
              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,…
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