Ep 264 Ukraine War From a Baltic Perspective Swapcast Eastern Border

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This is a swapcast with Kristaps Andrejsons, host of the Eastern Border podcast. We talk about  life in Latvia, what it’s like to be a small former Soviet republic country with a big neighbor like Russia, and the Ukraine war from a Baltic perspective. In a bonus segment we discuss the increase in NATO troops in Europe and the Baltic countries. 

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Ep 264EXTRA NATO Troops in Baltic States Swapcast Eastern Border

Ep 264EXTRA NATO Troops in Baltic States Swapcast Eastern Border

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This is a swapcast with Kristaps Andrejsons, host of the Eastern Border podcast. We talk about  life in Latvia, what it’s like to be a small former Soviet republic country with a big neighbor like Russia, and the Ukraine war from a Baltic perspective. In a bonus segment we discuss the increase in NATO troops in Europe and the Baltic countries. 

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Ep 259 War Planning in the Pacific feat Peter Lee

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Guest:  Peter Lee. We discuss two of Peter’s recent China Threat Report episodes titled Death By Oil: US Warplanning in the Pacific and The Escalation Solution with a focus on Taiwan. In a bonus segment, we talk about the escalation in Ukraine, timely catastrophes and why Peter now considers himself a “catastrophist”. 

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Ep 259EXTRA The Catastrophist feat Peter Lee

Ep 259EXTRA The Catastrophist feat Peter Lee

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Guest:  Peter Lee. We discuss two of Peter’s recent China Threat Report episodes titled Death By Oil: US Warplanning in the Pacific and The Escalation Solution with a focus on Taiwan. In a bonus segment, we talk about the escalation in Ukraine, timely catastrophes and why Peter now considers himself a “catastrophist”. 

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Ep 257  Checkered Relations of US and Russia Through History feat Peter Kuznick

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Guest: Peter Kuznick. We talk about the checkered history of relations between the United States and Russia (and the USSR). We talk about the book “The Untold History of the United States” including a second edition with some new chapters on more recent history. In a bonus question we talk about possible Russian revanchism and whether the Baltic states and other former USSR states in the region are now in danger if Russia begins to feel threatened by NATO activity in those states and in the context of the current invasion of Ukraine.

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Ep 257EXTRA  Russian Revanchism? feat Peter Kuznick

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Guest: Peter Kuznick. We talk about the checkered history of relations between the United States and Russia (and the USSR). We talk about the book “The Untold History of the United States” including a second edition with some new chapters on more recent history. In a bonus question we talk about possible Russian revanchism and whether the Baltic states and other former USSR states in the region are now in danger if Russia begins to feel threatened by NATO activity in those states and in the context of the current invasion of Ukraine.

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Ep 256 Clare Daly & Mick Wallace: The Anti-war Voices Heard Around the World

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Guest: Clare Daly and Mick Wallace. We talk to the Irish Members of the European Parliament who are now some of the most powerful anti-war voices heard around the world. We discuss the war in Ukraine, sanctions, flooding the war with more arms and how all of these things lead to more war and destruction, not peace. We disagree with taking sides in a situation that requires more nuance. In a bonus segment, we talk about the position of neutrality taken by Ireland and how this status is constantly under pressure. 

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Ep 256EXTRA Ireland Neutrality feat Clare Daly and Mick Wallace

Ep 256EXTRA Ireland Neutrality feat Clare Daly and Mick Wallace

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Guest: Clare Daly and Mick Wallace. We talk to the Irish Members of the European Parliament who are now some of the most powerful anti-war voices heard around the world. We discuss the war in Ukraine, sanctions, flooding the war with more arms and how all of these things lead to more war and destruction, not peace. We disagree with taking sides in a situation that requires more nuance. In this bonus segment, we talk about the position of neutrality taken by Ireland and how this status is constantly under pressure. 

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Ep 255 It’s a Financial War feat Tom Luongo

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Guest: Tom Luongo. We continue and update our conversation from Episode 229 Central Bank Wars about the financial war underlying the conflicts and crises around the world right now. We discuss the global financial infrastructure, LIBOR and it’s replacement, SOFR, the Federal Reserve, the great power wars, the hot war in Ukraine, and more. In a long bonus episode we talk about whether Russia and China are part of the Great Reset and “in on it”, so to speak, taking into consideration some arguments from both sides of that question. And more.

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Ep 255EXTRA Russia, China and the Great Reset feat Tom Luongo

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Guest: Tom Luongo. We continue and update our conversation from Episode 229 Central Bank Wars about the financial war underlying the conflicts and crises around the world right now. We discuss the global financial infrastructure, LIBOR and it’s replacement, SOFR, the Federal Reserve, the great power wars, the hot war in Ukraine, and more. In a long bonus episode we talk about whether Russia and China are part of the Great Reset and “in on it”, so to speak, taking into consideration some arguments from both sides of that question. And more.

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Ep 253 D-Day in Kyiv feat Jeffrey Carr

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Guest:  Jeffrey Carr. We talk about his experience working with the Ukraine Ministry of Defense cyber warfare team when the invasion began.

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Ep252 Global Finance & Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine (Swapcast)

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Kyle Anzalone (Conflicts of Interest) and Joanne Leon (Around the Empire). We talk about some global finance aspects of the ongoing hybrid war, the invasion of Ukraine and geopolitics. 

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Ep 250 Wars Within Wars feat Isa Blumi

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Guest: Dr. Isa Blumi. A wide ranging discussion where we discuss the various wars within wars in Yemen and other areas. We talk about the turmoil in Lebanon, competition between the Gulf states, Europe’s gas supply and the gas fields in Eastern Mediterranean and more.

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Ep 249 Realistic View of Russia & Ukraine feat Mary Dejevsky

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Guest: Mary Dejevsky. We talk about the recent communications between US, NATO and Russia and a realistic view of Russia and Ukraine.

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Ep 249EXTRA UK Hostility Toward Russia feat Mary Dejevsky

Ep 249EXTRA UK Hostility Toward Russia feat Mary Dejevsky

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Guest: Mary Dejevsky. We talk about the recent communications between US, NATO and Russia with a realistic view of Russia and Ukraine. In this bonus segment we talk about why the UK establishment is hostile toward Russia. 

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