By Jake Hanrahan
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Popular Front is an independent podcast that focuses on the niche details of modern warfare. If you want to know how suicide car bombs are built by ISIS, which paramilitary factions are operating in Syria, or why American militias hoard machine guns, this podcast is for you. It's detailed, uncensored, and free from elitism. See more at popularfront.co
||Explicit29. A Crossroads in Yemen's Forgotten War||The war you never hear about...||12 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit28. The Russian Training Jihadist Special Forces||From Spetsnaz to Hayat Tahrir al-sham||4 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit27. Russia vs Ukraine: Trouble in the Sea of Azov||The latest on Russia's recent attack on Ukraine in the Kerch Strait||29 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit26. Assad's Tank Graveyard||How the sixth biggest tank fleet in the world became scrap metal||20 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit25. The Real Cyberwar||The current threats of cyber warfare, without the hype||14 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit24. Who are the Hashd al-Shaabi?||A deep dive on the Iranian backed militias in Iraq||7 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit23. The Pop Culture of Nuclear Apocalypse with War College||Halloween collaboration special||31 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit22. Assassinations in Afrin||Who are the hitmen of Wrath of Olives?||24 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21. Wilayat Sinai: The ISIS Insurgency in Egypt||How Egypt's eastern peninsula became a breeding ground for ISIS||16 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit20. Venezuela's Crushed Rebellion||Militancy and 1,000,000% inflation||9 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19. On the Frontline of the YPG's Ongoing War||A phone call to the YPG in the trenches of Deir Ezzor||3 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18. The Rise of the Tiger Forces||How Syria's most popular pro-regime militia came to be||25 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17. Female Guerrilla Warfare||The role of female combatants from Colombia to Kurdistan||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16. Keep it Quiet: Insurgent Suppressor Use in Battle||Why insurgents are silencing their weapons in MENA||12 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15. The Idlib Dilemma||The battle for Syria's Idlib is imminent and it will be a massacre||3 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14. 3D Printed Warfare||Crypto anarchy and ghost guns||28 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13. Ukraine is Still at War||Updates from the forgotten conflict in East Ukraine||22 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12. The Ambazonia Insurgency in Cameroon||The Anglophone war you've never heard of||17 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11. Tracking Guns Across the World with Silah Report||Small arms and small insurgencies||7 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10. ISIS International||How the ISIS Caliphate is spreading across the world||31 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPopular Front PSA||Updates||25 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit09. Aum Shinrikyo: A Japanese Death Cult's Apocalyptic Terrorism||Chemical warfare and the end of the world||22 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit08. Inside the Battle of Marawi||What it was like inside the battle against ISIS in the Philippines||18 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit07. The "Christian Militias" of Iraq and Syria||A detailed look at the Assyrian/Syriac/Chaldean "Christian militias" fighting ISIS.||10 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit06. MS-13 and the WhatsApp Death Squads||God and WhatsApp are effecting El Salvador's gang warfare in a big way.||7 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit05. Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia's Powder Keg War||How the disputed territory war between Armenia and Azerbaijan could explode||2 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit04. The ISIS Car Bomb Production Line||How ISIS formed its "poor man's airforce" in Iraq||9 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit03. Portrait Photography on the Rojava Frontlines||Portrait photographer Joey L went to war for the first time in Northern Syria to capture the fight of the Kurdish YPG, documenting the culture in a way he says photojournalists can't.||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit02. All American Militias||Find out from Hampton Stall, the guy who runs "Militia Watch, all about US militias and their love for guns, liberty, and often Donald Trump.||7 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit01. The Nazis Fighting for Assad in Syria||Find out from Pascal Andresen about the far-right Syrian Social Nationalist Party and the militants they've sent to go and fight for Assad in Syria.||27 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Incredibly interesting and in-depth.
Jake seems like a super chill dude who asks the right questions and doesn’t sound pretentious.
Information is projected in a simple understandable way and it’s incredibly interesting.
Some of the sound quality is not great, but I feel it adds to the atmosphere of the podcast and how he talks to people at times who aren’t in the most connected areas.
Highly worth listening to!
Insightful & accessable conflict journalism
One of the best podcasts and media outlets to discover and learn about conflicts that mainstream media ignores or glosses over. The wide range of experts interviewed and brought in to report on these conflicts make it even more fascinating, and infuriating that so much is missed in the mainstream. All done in an accessable manner someone with little knowledge of these areas can understand.
Just started listening. Can’t get enough ****