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The Burn Bag Podcast – Dissecting National Security and Foreign Policy

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.
Episodes
Trump Fought the Law, But Will the Law Win?: The Mar-a-Lago Search with Kel McClanahanAugust 15, 2022 Episode artwork Kleptocracy: Fighting Corruption at Home and Abroad with Paul MassaroAugust 08, 2022 Episode artwork U.S. Strike Kills al Qaeda Leader in Afghanistan: Breaking Down the Operation and its Implications with Javed Ali, Fmr. NSC Senior Director for Counterterrorism August 02, 2022 Episode artwork Sri Lanka's New President Ranil Wickremesinghe: The Burn Bag Looks Back on Our August 2021 InterviewJuly 24, 2022 Episode artwork Inside Iran: Politics, Power, and People with Dr. Sanam VakilJuly 18, 2022 Episode artwork What in the World?: The Assassination of Shinzo Abe, Sri Lanka in Crisis, and Biden's Middle East Trip (07/14/22)July 14, 2022 Episode artwork Caught in a Cyber-War: Fmr. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Bolstering Cyber-Resilience for Businesses and the Private SectorJuly 11, 2022 Episode artwork Israel's Government Collapses: Crises, Coalitions, and Yet Another Election with Neri ZilberJuly 04, 2022 Episode artwork The End of the World: Geopolitical Strategist Peter Zeihan on America's Retreat, China's Fall, and the Collapse of GlobalizationJune 27, 2022 Episode artwork Who is Russia?: Identity, Nationalism, and Autocracy with Professor Yoshiko HerreraJune 21, 2022 Episode artwork When the Revolving Door Hits: Fmr. FBI Senior Official Holden Triplett on Foreign Agents and Counterintelligence June 13, 2022 Episode artwork To the Seventh Floor: Fmr. CIA Director John Brennan on Counterterrorism, Innovation in Intelligence, and a Changing CIAJune 06, 2022 Episode artwork The Law Enforcement Response to UvaldeMay 30, 2022 Episode artwork Afghanistan's Last Finance Minister: Khalid Payenda Reflects on Afghanistan's Fall, the Economy, and Taliban RuleMay 23, 2022 Episode artwork Standing with Ukraine: Polish Embassy DCM Adam Krzywosądzki on the Russo-Ukrainian War, European Security, and the Path ForwardMay 16, 2022 Episode artwork The Price of Dissent: Gulalai Ismail on Pakistan's Military Establishment, Women's Empowerment, and her ExileMay 09, 2022 Episode artwork Special Release: Reporting on the President with AP Reporter and Former WHCA President Zeke Miller May 02, 2022 Episode artwork What in the World?: Elon's Twitter Deal, the Russo-Ukrainian War, and Biden's "Ministry of Truth"April 30, 2022 Episode artwork India's 'Deep State': Investigative Journalist Josy Joseph on Illiberal Democracy and Corruption in IndiaApril 24, 2022 Episode artwork What in the World?: Ukraine's Eastern Flank, France Goes to the Polls, and Tensions Rise in Israel (04/23/22)April 23, 2022 Episode artwork #GoHomeGota: Sri Lanka's Historic Mass Protests and a Ruling Family on the Brink with Dr. Sanjana HattotuwaApril 17, 2022 Episode artwork Cyber-Threats at Home and Abroad: Russia's Cyber-Offensive, Disinformation, and Fighting Back with fmr. NSA General Counsel Glenn GerstellApril 11, 2022 Episode artwork Russia in Retreat?: Former DNI Jim Clapper on the Russo-Ukrainian War, Putin, and the U.S. Response April 04, 2022 Episode artwork "Slava Ukraini": Ukrainian Student Sofia Polishchuk on the Ukrainian PerspectiveMarch 30, 2022 Episode artwork Fact or Fiction?: Former CIA Officer Jim Lawler on Nonproliferation, Chemical Weapons, and CounterintelligenceMarch 28, 2022 Episode artwork