Almost Diplomatic: EP11 – Space Pt 2: Revenge of the Satellites – Anti-Satellite Systems and the Commercial Space Sector

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode Eleven we return to space with a special guest to make us look better. We focus on Anti-Satellite Systems (ASAT) and their dynamics along with the future of the commercial sector of space in relation to international policy.

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Almost Diplomatic EP10: You’re Fake News – US Foreign Policy in the Trump Era

Almost DiplomaticJoin Almost Diplomatic to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode ten we discuss among other things, the dramatic foreign policy shift of the United States to an “American First” stance, beginning with a discussion of the new National Security Strategy. How does the document square with Trump’s own priorities? How is the Trump administration’s foreign policy shaking out?

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Almost Diplomatic: EP09 – The Gulf Between Us – The competition for regional hegemony in the Middle East

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode Nine has us discussing the competition for regional hegemony in the Middle East between Iran and Saudi Arabia. We talk about purges, missiles and proxy forces, all the fun things.

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Almost Diplomatic: EP06 – Ballots & Breakups – Kurdistan and Catalonia Referendums

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode Six we talk about the referendums going on in Kurdistan and Catalonia with a touch of Russian Bots, Bavarian Nationalism and bashing Brexit, again.

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Almost Diplomatic: EP05 – 16 years Later, 9/11 and it’s Implications

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode Five has us discussing the implications and where we are as a country 16 years after the 9/11 attacks. Spoiler: We talk about Afghanistan, a lot.

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Almost Diplomatic: EP04 – Extremism from Barcelona to Charlottesville

Almost DiplomaticExtremists are everywhere!

Join the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. In Episode Four we discuss the recent terrorist attacks and extremist incidents in Barcelona and Charlottesville focusing on the different spheres of extremism.

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Almost Diplomatic: EP07 – Astropolitics & Space Junk

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. In Episode Seven we are looking at the final frontier, space, which is terrifying. We talk about Military policy in space and use a lot of movie references.

Look for a Part 2 down the road where we focus more on the Geopolitics and economic factors.

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Almost Diplomatic: EP03 – When Borders Collide

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. In Episode three we are talking about border issues/disputes in a variety of fashions such as porosity, the breaching of sovereignty, territorial claims, and the international politics of the Border Wall.

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Almost Diplomatic: Episode 8 – Damn AI, You Scary – Future war, artificial intelligence, and autonomous systems

Almost DiplomaticJoin the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. From TLAMs to Terminator, Episode Eight has us discussing future war and in particular, autonomous systems… and centaurs?

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Audio Almost Diplomatic: Episode 2 – The UN, Sovereignty and Such

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Come join the Almost Diplomatic crew to discuss geopolitics, national security and nonsense over a couple beers. Episode 02 has us discussing the United Nations, Internationalism along with issues such as intervention vs. sovereignty.

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