The Global Politico

The Global Politico

Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backstage in a world disrupted, interviewing leaders in Washington — and around the globe — who can help us understand an international scene that can seem like it’s spinning out of control. The podcast will skip the punditry to feature candid, revealing, news-making conversations about global politics with those who are helping shape it.

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Trump vs Putin? Time to be ‘scared’

The Global Politico

Contributing writer to The Atlantic Julia Ioffe joins The Global Politico for a comprehensive conversation on all things Russia.

47 Min

Apr 9, 2018

Hugh Hewitt gives rare praise for Trump’s national security purge

The Global Politico

Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, an influential voice among national security conservatives, is struggling over what to think of the GOP’s Trumpian remake...

38 Min

Apr 2, 2018

Jake Sullivan: "Difficult to overestimate the potential danger John Bolton could put us in"

The Global Politico

John Bolton has advocated for war with Iran and North Korea. He loathes the United Nations, disdains international law, and still thinks the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq..

54 Min

Mar 26, 2018

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39 min
Mar 19, 2018
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Days ago, Republican abruptly shut down the committee’s yearlong investigation of President Trump and the 2016 Russian election meddling, Congressman Adam Schiff...

34 min
Mar 8, 2018
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Naftali Bennett joins Susan Glasser to discuss the future of Israel and peace in the Middle East.

32 min
Mar 5, 2018
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Sen. Jim Risch, the conservative Idaho Republican who now stands to take over Foreign Relations next year, joins The Global Politico to discuss his outlook on Trump and foreign policy.

47 min
Feb 26, 2018
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Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly are an unlikely bipartisan duo who teamed up a year ago on a Washington think tank project to combat the Kremlin’s influence campaign but now find themselves

43 min
Feb 19, 2018
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President Obama’s fourth and final secretary of defense joins The Global Politico to give his take on where we went wrong on the Russia hacking response, North Korea's nuclear capabilities and the importance of having a clear, unified military strategy.

47 min
Feb 12, 2018
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CIA veteran Jung Pak sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss what we're getting wrong about North Korea's infamous leader and why he's not the "mad man" President Trump has deemed him to be.

28 min
Feb 1, 2018
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Qatar’s defense minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah joins The Global Politico for his first extensive comments to a U.S. journalist since the small country's regional diplomatic crisis began.

45 min
Jan 29, 2018
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Senator Mark Warner, the Virginia Democrat who is the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, joins The Global Politico for an exclusive...

42 min
Jan 22, 2018
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Historian Walter Russell Mead has become the favorite Trump whisperer for everyone from Steve Bannon to Tom Cotton.

50 min
Jan 15, 2018
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Samantha Power and Ben Rhodes join The Global Politico to discuss their upcoming HBO documentary "The Final Year." They speak frankly about Obama's legacy...

51 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Leading Iran expert Suzanne Maloney and Iranian-born journalist Maziar Bahari join The Global Politico to discuss the Iran sanction deadline President Trump faces...

30 min
Dec 25, 2017
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For a special 50th episode of The Global Politico, Susan Glasser looks back on a year of the Donald Trump presidency and the world's reaction

43 min
Dec 18, 2017
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Lifelong Republicans and policy intellectuals Eliot Cohen and Max Boot discuss the toll – personal as well as political – that Trump’s takeover of their party has had...

45 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Ex-CIA deputy director and two time acting director Michael Morell joins Susan Glasser to talk Trump, social media and how the intelligence community failed on Russia.

29 min
Dec 5, 2017
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Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Barak has thoughts on Netanyahu, peace plans and the future of Israel.

54 min
Dec 4, 2017
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In part one of this week's Global Politico, Israel's ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer sits down with Susan Glasser for a rare on-the-record conversation about the likelihood of Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital...

37 min
Nov 27, 2017
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His special envoy is supposed to negotiate the end of the war in Ukraine. But there’s two policies in the Trump administration toward Russia: Trump’s and everyone else’s.

45 min
Nov 7, 2017
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This week, a special part two of The Global Politico, our report on the everyday culture of sexual harassment — and sexism — that still plagues women who dare to represent America in the world.

68 min
Nov 6, 2017
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Six women with careers in national security sit down with Susan Glasser to explore the specific challenges faced by women who step up to participate in the policy debates about America’s place in the world...

43 min
Oct 30, 2017
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The former director of national intelligence has emerged publicly as one of President Donald Trump’s foremost critics and he wants you to know...

41 min
Oct 23, 2017
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Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia’s richest man until he was jailed for a decade by Vladimir Putin, joins The Global Politico to discuss opposing Putin, the price he paid,

35 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Legendary Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei talks about Trump, Western democracy and the plight of refugees around the world.

41 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton sits down with Susan Glasser to discuss the role of President Trump's national security team and the course of action advisers should take if they disagree with the president....

33 min
Sep 25, 2017
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Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair sits down with Susan Glasser in New York City to discuss the similarities between Brexit and Trump, negiotating peace in the Middle East and the populism of the far left.

72 min
Sep 18, 2017
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The Global Politico dives into North Korea with Admiral Dennis Blair, the former U.S. Director of National Intelligence, and and Ambassador Chris Hill, the last senior American to negotiate with the North Koreans

56 min
Sep 11, 2017
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On this week's episode of The Global Politico, a group of leading Democrat leaders and strategists reconvene a year later to debate their election losses...

57 min
Sep 4, 2017
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Jeh Johnson, former Homeland Security chief, on the many crises, natural and otherwise, of the Trump era.

56 min
Aug 28, 2017
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A look back on the first seven months of the Trump administration, Susan Glasser walks through ten lessons we've learned about Donald Trump's foreign policy philosophy since he took office.

73 min
Aug 21, 2017
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This week The Global Politico examines whether America and Russia are really doomed to clash on the world stage, how we got Vladimir Putin so wrong — and what’s next for the Kremlin leader.

60 min
Aug 14, 2017
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The Republican Party under President Trump is a party divided, one at war with itself.

42 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Hannah Dreier joins The Global Politico this week to recount her experience covering the Venezuela crisis, as an AP correspondent. She takes listeners inside what it is like to live through complete upheaval...

28 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, fresh from a summit with Trump, explains a region in turmoil.

51 min
Jul 24, 2017
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Until a couple weeks ago Laurel Miller was America’s top diplomat charged with dealing with Afghanistan and Pakistan. Miller joins The Global Politico for an exclusive interview...

48 min
Jul 17, 2017
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This week's guest Elizabeth Drew wrote the book, Washington Journal, as a real-time diary of how the American political world handled the spiraling Watergate investigations.

61 min
Jul 10, 2017
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Tom Donilon, the former national security adviser, says ‘no doubt about it’ Obama should have done more about Russian hacking of 2016 election.

57 min
Jul 3, 2017
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J.T. Rogers something most unusual in American public life: a playwright whose subject is world affairs — we call him America’s only foreign policy playwright — and he’s just won pretty much every award there is for his latest work, “Oslo".

34 min
Jun 26, 2017
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Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he is prepared to wage a rebellion and raise “holy hell” in the face of new efforts by the White House and its allies to water down a bill enshrining into law tough sanctions on Vladimir Putin’s government.

34 min
Jun 26, 2017
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Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he is prepared to wage a rebellion and raise “holy hell” in the face of new efforts by the White House and its allies to water down a bill enshrining into law tough sanctions on Vladimir Putin’s government.

58 min
Jun 18, 2017
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Tom Malinowski served on President Clinton’s Nati…

52 min
Jun 11, 2017
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A conversation with Montenegro Prime Minister Dus…

48 min
Jun 4, 2017
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Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott de…

55 min
May 28, 2017
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The Global Politico hits the road again, to the s…

56 min
May 14, 2017
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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice acknow…

29 min
May 8, 2017
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POLITICO’s European colleagues Nicholas Vinocur i…

45 min
May 7, 2017
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The Connecticut senator has emerged as a leader o…

42 min
Apr 30, 2017
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"They thought the man had gone bananas": a conver…

53 min
Apr 16, 2017
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Michael Anton wrote inflammatory essays backing T…

49 min
Apr 9, 2017
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After President Trump called her “Hillary Clinton…

59 min
Apr 3, 2017
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Obama’s top homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco…

32 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Donald Trump wants to team up with Prime Minister…

49 min
Mar 19, 2017
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Are the spiraling investigations around Trump and…

46 min
Mar 12, 2017
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The Global POLITICO hits the road this week, trav…

61 min
Mar 5, 2017
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America’s most senior diplomat just hit the exits…

45 min
Feb 26, 2017
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The foreign policy powerhouses respond to Preside…

45 min
Feb 20, 2017
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Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Int…

42 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to…

41 min
Feb 9, 2017
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The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Comm…

52 min
Feb 5, 2017
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POLITICO's Susan Glasser sits down with former Se…

1 min
Feb 3, 2017
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Each week, POLITICO’s Susan Glasser will go backs…

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