Zac and Nick discuss some of the military dimensions of a potential US-Iran conflict, and how Tehran might seek to maximize the costs of a US campaign.
Zac and Nick discuss President Trump's shocking move to apply across-the-board tariffs on the U.S.' close trade ally - why it's unprecedented, and how long this new trade war might go on for. (Recorded June 4, 2019)
Zac and Nick discuss some of the major takeaways from the EU Parliament elections, a potential turning point for the Union which now has many in Brussels breathing a sigh of relief. (Recorded June 4, 2019)
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).