Zac and Nick discuss General Haftar's offensive on Tripoli and what it means for Libya's protracted civil war.
Zac and Nick discuss mounting tensions between the United States and Iran - what's causing them, and whether or not they could lead to a new US war in the Middle East. Recorded on May 14, 2019.
Zac and Nick discuss economic and political considerations stemming from the long-term decline of the Indus Basin, focusing on Pakistan's water woes in particular. Recorded on May 5, 2019.
Zac and Nick discuss the surprising yet not-so-surprising result of Ukraine's presidential elections, what it means for relations with Russia, and whether or not there's any life yet in the Minsk II peace process. Recorded on April 27, 2018.
Zac and Nick discuss the ongoing protest movement in Sudan and what has changed in the international system since the Arab Spring broke out in 2011. Recorded on April 27, 2018.
Zac and Nick examine recent local elections in Turkey, particularly what they mean for President Erdogan and the Turkish economy.
Zac and Nick delve into the other side of the East Asia naval arms race: Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF).
Zac and Nick delve into the details of the PLA Navy's rapid rise as a near-peer competitor to the United States, and what this means for US interests in the Asia Pacific.
Zac and Nick discuss the recent flare-up in India and Pakistan's decades-long conflict over Kashmir. Is there a real threat of more military clashes, or was this just political theater for domestic consumption in both countries?
Zac and Nick discuss what the United States achieved in Afghanistan and how regional interests are primed to reassert themselves once the US military leaves.