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Podcast: The Russia Investigation Closes on Trump

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation closes on top advisors of Donald Trump, notably former campaign manager Paul Manafort, and targets the President...

Podcast: Trump’s Immigration Deal with the Democrats

What is Donald Trump up to and why? A lot of Republicans are asking that question after Trump's sudden embrace of the Democratic Congressional leadership,...

Podcast: Trump’s Non-Strategy Afghanistan “Strategy”

Headlines proclaim today that Donald Trump presented an Afghanistan "strategy" on Monday night in his first televised address as US President. Not quite. There might be...

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...