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Debating Ukraine, Russia, China, and US Foreign Policy (Robert Wright & Bret Stephens)

Bloggingheads.tv

The US role in Ukraine’s recent offensive – and how Moscow might respond ... Could Putin fall from power if Ukraine’s success continues? ... Will more arms to Taiwan deter or provoke China? ... Bob: On foreign policy, the US has egregiously violated its professed values ... Bret: The US should go to war against China if it invades Taiwan ... Should the US use force to defend democracy around the world? ... Can international law constrain brutal leaders like Putin? ... How Trump is kind of like a foot massage ... Explaining versus justifying bad behavior in international politics ...

1hr

15 Sep 2022

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Debating Ukraine, Russia, China, and US Foreign Policy (Robert Wright & Bret Stephens)

Robert Wright's Nonzero

The US role in Ukraine’s recent offensive – and how Moscow might respond ... Could Putin fall from power if Ukraine’s success continues? ... Will more arms to Taiwan deter or provoke China? ... Bob: On foreign policy, the US has egregiously violated its professed values ... Bret: The US should go to war against China if it invades Taiwan ... Should the US use force to defend democracy around the world? ... Can international law constrain brutal leaders like Putin? ... How Trump is kind of like a foot massage ... Explaining versus justifying bad behavior in international politics ...

1hr

15 Sep 2022

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Ep. 824 - Bret Stephens

The Michael Medved Show

This is an abbreviated version of The Michael Medved Show. To get the full program, plus premium content, become a subscriber at MichaelMedved.com

39mins

23 Jul 2022

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Bret Stephens with Patt Morrison - An Expert's View of a Topsy-Turvy World: Part 2

America at a Crossroads

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Bret Stephens discusses the many challenges facing American democracy including attacks from an ever-radicalizing MAGA right, the Supreme Court's problematic shift to partisan battleground, and how social media has affected the political landscape in the United States.

56mins

12 May 2022

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Ep. #591: Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Bret Stephens, Chloé Valdary

Real Time with Bill Maher

Bill’s guests are Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Bret Stephens, and Chloé Valdary. (Originally aired 2/25/22) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 3mins

26 Feb 2022

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Matt Taibbi v. Bret Stephens on American Power

Honestly with Bari Weiss

Ever since the end of World War II, America has been the dominant world superpower. We have been ready to use that power to defend our national interest. Or to defend a certain set of values. Or both.But there has always been a tension in this country between isolationism and interventionism. Between those among us who think we should maintain an active role in world affairs—and those who want to pull back and focus on our myriad problems here at home. That long standing debate is being reignited right now on the Russian-Ukrainian border. So for today, a debate between Bret Stephens and Matt Taibbi on American Power. When should we use our might? And has recent history proven that we do more harm than good?Bret Stephens is author of America in Retreat. Matt Taibbi is the author, most recently, of Hate Inc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 28mins

9 Feb 2022

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S2E1: A Conversation with Ruth Wisse and Bret Stephens

SAPIR Conversations

Bret Stephens interviews Professor Ruth Wisse about her contribution to SAPIR’s second issue, The Allure of Powerlessness. Follow SAPIR Conversations so you'll never miss new episodes! You can also visit the "Conversations" page on our website to register for upcoming events and sign up for our email newsletter.

59mins

11 Aug 2021

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A Debate on Israel-Palestine (Robert Wright & Bret Stephens)

Robert Wright's Nonzero

Is Israel a democracy? ... Bret: Israeli settlements in the West Bank are not illegal ... Has Israel ever offered the Palestinians a sovereign state? ... Bret: The core of the problem is Palestinian misgovernance ... Deterring Hamas ... Is international criticism of Israel inevitable? ... An exercise in perspective taking ... Whose side is time on? ...

1hr

22 Jun 2021

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S1E3: A Conversation with David Wolpe and Bret Stephens

SAPIR Conversations

SAPIR Editor-in-Chief Bret Stephens interviews Rabbi David Wolpe about his article "Social Justice for Moderns," recent events in Israel, our current discourse on social media and elsewhere, and what it portends for the future. Follow SAPIR Conversations so you'll never miss new episodes! You can also visit the "Conversations" page on our website to register for upcoming events and sign up for our email newsletter.

59mins

2 Jun 2021

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S1E1: A Conversation with Einat Wilf and Bret Stephens

SAPIR Conversations

SAPIR Editor-in-Chief Bret Stephens and Einat Wilf discuss her article for the inaugural issue, "How Not to Think About the Conflict." Follow SAPIR Conversations so you'll never miss new episodes! You can also visit the "Conversations" page on our website to register for upcoming events and sign up for our email newsletter.

56mins

20 May 2021

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