Tag Archives: Syria

Episode 33–We Need to Talk About Islam

In the middle part of our “sacred cows” trilogy, we talk about Islam in what may be our most explosive (pun intended) podcast yet. Trying to get past the phony extremes of both parties, we try to strike a middle-ground between a ridiculous outright ban of Muslims or neocon warmongering and unconvincing liberal denials that the Islamic… Read More »

Episode 23–Are We Safer?

In the second part of our trilogy we take on military conservatives and use it as a broader platform to talk everything defense: Why is Saudi Arabia using American think tanks? Will Trump build a wall around Afghanistan? Did the Cuban embargo keep the Castros in power? Will the wars of the future be economic… Read More »

Defending Obama’s Foreign Policy

One of the things most often criticzed about the Obama presidency is his foreign policy. Even some of his strongest supporters offer up a vague mea culpa that mistakes were made and the half-hearted defense that Obama is “better than Bush.” Well I’d say that’s an understatement for the ages. Obama is not merely “better… Read More »