Long the site of great power competition, the Black Sea region appears to be heating up once again.
Pakistan’s water issues will go from bad to worse after glaciers in the Indus Basin pass the peak water mark later this century.
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.
Tired of a fractured and divided Libya, some foreign backers are throwing their support against the one candidate who they believe can unite the country. Yet General Haftar might have overplayed his hand in the LNA’s ongoing assault on Tripoli.
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.