The CSIS Podcast

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Hosted by Colm Quinn, The CSIS Podcast dissects the big (and soon-to-be big) stories of the week in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.


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Mosul: The End Begins

October 17th, 2016

As Iraqi and Kurdish forces push to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, Anthony Cordesman discusses the battles to come, U.S. involvement, and what real victory would look like. Hosted by Colm Quinn.

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As President Rodrigo Duterte completes his first 100 days as leader of the Philippines, the former mayor has caused ripples by questioning the foundation of the alliance between the U.S. and its former colony. He's known as a "colorful" character, so should we take his comments, and those of his cabinet, at face value? CSIS Asia expert Greg...

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Understanding Jasta

October 3rd, 2016

On Wednesday, the U.S. Congress voted to override a presidential veto on the proposed Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, or Jasta. It's the first time that Congress has overridden a veto from President Obama, with the bill receiving overwhelming support in a Congress not renowned for its unity. We talk to CSIS's Jon Alterman about the...

This week we hear from FBI Director James Comey on the evolution of security threats in the 21st century as well as how technology has both helped and hindered national security efforts. Introduced by Colm Quinn.