Xander Meise

  • Saudi Problems, Broken F-22s, and Dog Halloween

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    How the Magnitsky Act can be used to respond to Saudi Arabia’s likely murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The implications of…

  • People Keep Going Missing

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    This week: Nikki Haley is leaving the UN. A Washington Post columnist went missing in a Saudi consulate. The President…

  • John McCain, New NAFTA, and Google in China

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    We react to the passing of John McCain and discuss his position at a turning point in his party. Then…

  • The Dumpster Fire Index (We’re back!)

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    We’re back! Dave, Tony and Xander review the president’s legal troubles before a deep dive on thinking about cybersecurity. Then…

  • The Good News is About Ebola

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    Episode 52: We get an update on the growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The Supreme Court decided cases related to…

  • International Law on Refugees, the Space Force, and Why No One Owns the Moon

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    The Secure Line begins year two! We get a deep dive into the international law on refugees and asylum in…

  • 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…

  • Around the World in 38 Minutes

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    The North Korea summit seems to fall apart, Russia gets the blame for downing a passenger jet in 2014, China…

  • 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…

  • Peacekeeping and Pez Dispensers

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    The President of France Visits. The future of peacekeeping. Supreme Court arguments over the Muslim Ban. Updates to previous legal…