Alexandra Bell

  • Magical Fantasy Lands

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    This week: Reports from the Shangri-la Dialogue, the Trump-Kim Summit approaches, the view of American democracy from outside, and we…

  • A Not Very Uplifting Episode

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    The team catches up on a few things that happened since last week on Iran, the likely CIA Director, and…

  • Breaking a Deal and Meeting a Kim

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    A deep dive episode to make up for skipping last week. The President broke the Iran deal for no clear…

  • Big Picture in Syria and Big Money in Russia

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    With the possibility of military strikes against Syria on the horizon, we look into why this problem is just so…

  • Atomic Bell

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    For the second in our 1 on 1 interview series with the Secure Line’s regular contributors, we dig into nuclear…

  • Neurotoxins, North Korea, and Nuke-a-Palooza

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    Wow, the news of this week was busy! A former Russian spy is killed with a nerve agent in the…

  • Indicted in Russia and awkward in South Korea

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    Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russians brings the investigation fully into meat space reality. Mike Pence is unprepared for handling Kim…

  • Tough questions, free advice, and small nukes.

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    The team tries to take on the question of what the Trump administration has done well, decides that question is…

  • The Past, The Future, and a Big Red Button

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    After a quick chat about how the president threatened nuclear war over twitter, the team goes big picture to kick…

  • Missiles, Sanctions, Women, and the Pope

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    The team returns from Thanksgiving break to talk North Korea’s new ICBM launch, the closing of the State Department sanctions…