December 30th, 2021 | 54 mins 15 secs
afghanistan, biden, bill clinton, boston globe, carter, covid, democracy, dershowitz, elections, epstein, foreign policy, julie k brown, jury trials, masks, miami herald, midterms, national review, refugees, regional papers, republicans, rich lowry, soviet union, trump, vaccinations. ghislaine maxwell, voter registration drives
A panel of Bulwark favorites share their predictions (AKA warnings) for 2022. They also take time to give a shout-out to the people who aren't shouting — the people on the ground helping others and working to save democracy. Bill Kristol, Tim Miller, Sarah Longwell, and JVL join guest host Mona Charen on today's episode.
December 23rd, 2021 | 43 mins 2 secs
2020, authoritarianism, biden administration, child tax credit, churchill, conspiracies, covid deaths, d-day, deborah birx, dunkirk, fda, foreign policy, house select subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis, jim mattis, john bolton, john kelly, putin, rapid tests, russia, trump adminisration, ukraine, wwii
The Trump administration's malfeasance in responding to Covid demands a 9/11 commission-style investigation. Plus, Biden's 2020 victory was more Dunkirk, and less D-Day. Churchill fan Bill Kristol joins guest host JVL on today's episode.
December 13th, 2021 | 48 mins 6 secs
authoritarians, biden, china, chris wallace, cnn+, dana milbank, democracy, facebook, facts, foreign policy, fox news, hong kong, jan. 6, jay rosen, journalism, kkk, lies, msnbc, neo-nazis, person of the year, pew research center, populism, power point, putin, russia, science, social media, summit for democracy, taiwan, time, trump, tucker carlson, twitter, ukraine
Journalism traditionally treats the two parties as equals, but Republicans are fabricating an alternate reality and sabotaging democracy. Can reporters be "partisans for democracy" without rooting for the Democrats? The Week's Damon Linker joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast
April 1st, 2021 | 42 mins 24 secs
china, foreign policy, iran, korea, president biden, russia, turkey
On today’s Bulwark podcast, former Ambassador Eric Edelman joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the foreign policy challenges President Biden inherits, and how he might go about dealing with Turkey, China, Iran, and Russia.
November 30th, 2020 | 51 mins 59 secs
appointments, cabinet, donald trump, election trutherism, foreign policy, fox news, georgia, gop, intelligence, joe biden, maria bartiromo, pdb, president's daily briefing, transition
On today’s Bulwark Podcast, David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump’s crazy weekend Fox News appearance, the changes to the President’s Daily Briefing, and how to prepare for taking over foreign policy during a transition.
April 14th, 2020 | 43 mins 22 secs
china, coronavirus, covid-19, defense, defense one, donald trump, foreign policy, hacking, isolationism, joe biden, kevin baron, navy, russia, technology, terrorism, wisconsin elections
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Defense One's Kevin Baron joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's handling of COVID-19, the firing of Capt. Brett Crozier, American global leadership under President Trump, and divisiveness as a security threat.
January 9th, 2020 | 34 mins 24 secs
donald trump, foreign policy, impeachment, iran, iraq, qassem suleimani, royals
On today's Bulwark Megacast, Sarah Longwell and Ben Parker join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the President's Iran speech, the public's perception, how the GOP is responding, and Senator Mike Lee's negative reaction to the administration's briefing.
January 7th, 2020 | 44 mins 34 secs
2020, foreign policy, impeachment, iran, iraq, middle east, qassem suleimani
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the killing of Qassem Suleimani, how it impacts U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, the accidental release of the DoD withdrawal letter, and the latest on impeachment.
October 31st, 2019 | 38 mins 34 secs
al baghdadi, baseball, donald trump, economic statecraft, foreign policy, global trade, kurds, manslaughter, nationals, sanctions, syria, uk
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Daniel Drezner joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's foreign policy blunders, time in the era of Trump, how the hardline economic sanction strategy is failing, and his forthcoming book.
October 14th, 2019 | 44 mins 2 secs
american exceptionalism, assad, carpe donktum, congress, foreign policy, generals, isis, jim mattis, maga, sanctions, secdef, syria, transactionalism, trump, turkey, video, waiver, whistleblowers
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bryan McGrath joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss recent developments in Syria with Turkey, the Kurds, and ISIS, the increasingly transactional nature of U.S. foreign policy, Mattis, Trump, and Congress's waiver, plus how American exceptionalism took a turn from the serious to a carnivalesque funhouse mirror version.