The Lebanese Civil War: Phase III (Part 1)Listen now | The Israeli military invades again and this time besieges Beirut, and hijinks ensue.
The Lebanese Civil War: Phase II (1978-1981)Listen now (74 min) | Relations between Syria and the Lebanese Front break down and Israel invades southern Lebanon for the first time in the war.
Wrapping Up COP26, with Michael FranczakListen now (81 min) | Our climate correspondent offers his thoughts on how the Glasgow summit ended and what its final agreement means.
The Lebanese Civil War: Phase I (1975-1977)Listen now (63 min) | Lebanon finally devolves into civil war, triggering a Syrian intervention and a brief ceasefire.
The Brief History of the Durrani EmpireListen now (60 min) | The modern Afghan state is born in the wake of Safavid Iran's collapse.
The Fall of the Safavids and the Hotak DynastyListen now (54 min) | Is Afghanistan really the "Graveyard of Empires"?
The Bolsonaro Legacy Project, with Andrew FishmanListen now (68 min) | The Intercept's Andrew Fishman on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's latest adventures and what will likely be his lasting gift…
Al-Mansur and the Founding of BaghdadListen now (72 min) | Celebrating Baghdad's birthday
Tigray Update, with Terje ØstebøListen now (56 min) | The University of Florida's Terje Østebø is back to discuss a somewhat shocking turn of events in Ethiopia's Tigray region and…
International Justice for Thee, with Elizabeth BeaversListen now (62 min) | A discussion of American impunity and our two-tiered system of international law.
Fellow Travelers and Killer Robots, with Kelsey Atherton and Andrew LeberListen now (77 min) | Kelsey Atherton and Andrew Leber join me to talk about a new progressive foreign policy effort and recent developments in the…
Decision 1400, Part II: the Unvotening, with Séamus Malekafzali and Sina ToossiListen now (75 min) | Journalist Séamus Malekafzali and NIAC researcher Sina Toossi help me look ahead to Friday's Iranian presidential election.