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The Burn Bag Podcast

A'ndre Gonawela and Ryan Rosenthal

The *hottest* national security and foreign policy podcast featuring conversations with leading policy practitioners, thinkers, and leaders. In each episode, we open up a 'burn bag' to breakdown some of the most pressing security challenges of today's world with the people who have worked and lived them.

Recent Episodes

'The Democratization of Radicalization': A Conversation with Andrew McCabe, former FBI Acting Director August 02, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World? Another Middle Eastern Coup, A Third Empire in Afghanistan, and January 6th Hearings (07/30/21)July 30, 2021 Episode artwork Anniversary Special: A'ndre and Ryan on the Burn Bag's First YearJuly 26, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Pegasus Spyware, Belarusian Opposition Leader Visits DC, and Bezos Goes to Space (07/23/21)July 23, 2021 Episode artwork Haiti in Crisis: The Aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse's Assassination with Ambassador (Ret.) Susan PageJuly 22, 2021 Episode artwork "Blood and Oil": The Rise of Mohammed bin Salman with Justin Scheck July 19, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Protests in Cuba and Who Trump Doesn't Want to Lead A Coup (07/16/21)July 16, 2021 Episode artwork "This Brave New World": The Rise of India and China and What it Means for the United States with Anja ManuelJuly 12, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Haiti's President Assassinated, Leaving Afghanistan, and Kim Jong Un's Weight Loss (07/09/21)July 09, 2021 Episode artwork Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Jewish People and the State of Israel with Yossi Klein HaleviJuly 08, 2021 Episode artwork The New Far Right: January 6 and the Rise of the Proud Boys with Will CarlessJuly 05, 2021 Episode artwork Putin: Tsar or Commissar? A Conversation with Dr. Fiona HillJune 28, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World? (06/25/21)June 25, 2021 Episode artwork Defense Hacks: National Security Innovation and Creating a Civil-Military Alliance with Steve BlankJune 21, 2021 Episode artwork Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The History of the Palestinian People with Professor Rashid KhalidiJune 19, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Biden Meets Putin, Unveiling the Domestic Terrorism Strategy, and New Escalations in the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictJune 18, 2021 Episode artwork The Alliance of Democracies: Reimagining International Institutions with Ash Jain and Ambassador (ret.) Daniel FriedJune 14, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World? (06/11/21)June 11, 2021 Episode artwork Flashpoints: A Conversation with Former Secretary of Defense Leon PanettaJune 07, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Another Cyberattack and the Fight to Oust Netanyahu (06/04/21)June 04, 2021 Episode artwork Brokering Peace: Egypt's Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict with former Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil FahmyJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork Inside the Hermit Kingdom: What North Korea Wants, with Dr. Sue Mi TerryMay 31, 2021 Episode artwork The Scars of War: Post-Conflict Trauma and Global Health as a National Security Risk with Dr. Jess GhannamMay 29, 2021 Episode artwork What in the World?: Biden's COVID Investigation, Israel-Hamas Ceasefire, and the Belarus Bomb Threat (05/28/21)May 28, 2021 Episode artwork The State of U.S. Counterterrorism: Defeating ISIS and the Global War on Terror with Amb. Nathan Sales, former Coordinator for CounterterrorismMay 24, 2021 Episode artwork