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Podcasts: Trump’s Healthcare Defeat — “A Paralyzed White House”

With confirmation that the GOP's healthcare bill will not even make it to a vote in the Senate, I assessed the political significance for...

Podcasts: After Mosul and Destruction of the Caliphate, Is ISIS Finished?

Following the destruction of the Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Iraq's second city Mosul, I spoke with Austria's Radio FM4 and Monocle 24's The Briefing...

Podcast: Will Saudi Arabia Step Back from Confrontation with Qatar?

Amid the furor over Saudi Arabia's breaking of relations with fellow Gulf state Qatar, I spoke with Monocle 24's The Briefing on Wednesday. After setting...

Podcast: “Not Reliable Enough to Be President” — Trump Gives Intelligence...

Amid the furor over Donald Trump's disclosures of classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, I joined German,...

Podcast: A “Sideshow” in Washington about the Islamic State

As 68 countries gathered in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the fight against the Islamic State, I joined Monocle 24's The Globalist to discuss...

US Podcast: All Trump’s Men

As another Donald Trump nominee for office --- Philip Bilden, who was proposed for Navy Secretary --- withdrew because of financial interests, the University...

US Podcast: The Important Issues Beyond Trump’s Chaos

I spoke with Monocle 24's The Briefing on Friday about the issues beyond Donald Trump's chaotic press conference --- and chaotic Administration. Taking apart Trump's...

Turkey Podcast: Can Erdogan Survive the Attacks In and Beyond Istanbul?

PHOTO: Turkish security forces after Sunday's attack in Istanbul (Osman Orsal/Reuters) I joined Monocle 24's The Briefing on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the position of...

US Audio Analysis: What’s Going On with Trump’s Transition?

PHOTO: Donald Trump with advisors, incuding controversial "chief strategist" Steve Bannon It's chaos in the Trump transition team, with the President-elect and his advisors dismissing...

US Audio Special: Assessing the Presidential Election…and the State of the...

On the eve of the US Presidential election, my University of Birmingham colleague Adam Quinn and I have been speaking with BBC outlets...

US Audio Analysis: Trump Plays to His Base…But It’s Not Enough

UPDATE 1600 GMT: Adam Quinn has expanded his analysis in a discussion with Monocle 24's The Briefing on Tuesday afternoon --- listen from 12:34: Adam...

US Audio Analysis: A Pardon for Edward Snowden? (No.)

There has been chatter about a Presidential pardon for Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency employee who turned whistle-blower and is now in Russia,...