In the Arena
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The McCain Institute for International Leadership is launching its first podcast series – “In the Arena.” Hosted by the Institute’s Senior Director of Communications Luke Knittig, the podcast will feature public servants, journalists, human rights defenders, and a host of other individuals who are rolling up their sleeves, taking on tough issues, and fighting for what they believe is right.
||CleanEpisode 9: Ely Ratner||Ely Ratner, Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security, sat down to discuss America's relationship with China and whether it can rise peacefully.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Josh Rogin (Part 2)||In the second half of this two-part episode, Josh Rogin, Global Opinion Columnist for the Washington Post, discusses the President’s policies towards China and North Korea, the state of the global human rights movement,||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Josh Rogin (Part 1)||In a special two-part episode, Josh Rogin, Global Opinion Columnist at the Washington Post, sat down with the "In The Arena" podcast to explore the foreign policy of the Trump administration. In part one of this double-feature podcast,||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Mick McKeown||Mick McKeown, Executive Director of the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign, joined the "In The Arena" podcast to discuss his work to heighten the public’s familiarity with human trafficking and its identifiers.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Gonzalo Martinez de Vedia||Gonzalo Martinez de Vedia, Program Manager of the Buffett-McCain Institute Initiative to Combat Modern Slavery, joined the "In the Arena" to discuss the progress of his multi-year interdisciplinary study of labor trafficking in the United States.||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Candace Rondeaux||Candace Rondeaux - journalist, professor and international security expert - joined the "In the Arena" podcast to discuss her time as the Washington Post's Bureau Chief in Kabul, her work advising policy for the war in Afghanistan and her current role .||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Nick Rasmussen||Nick Rasmussen - a senior nationals security professional with over twenty-seven years in U.S. government service, culminating with his tenure as Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) - joined the McCain Institute's "In the Arena" pod.||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Adam Smith||Adam Smith - economist, human rights lawyer and sanctions expert - was on the McCain Institute's "In the Arena" podcast to talk about his experience crafting the Magnitsky Act and utilizing the power of sanctions to enforce global human rights.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Ambassador Kurt Volker||Ambassador Kurt Volker joins Luke Knittig on the first episode of "In the Arena" to discuss his recent trip as special envoy to the conflict in the Ukraine, his career as a diplomat and starting the McCain Institute.||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMcCain Institute to Launch First Podcast Series: In the Arena||The McCain Institute for International Leadership is launching its first podcast series – “In the Arena.” Hosted by the Institute’s Senior Director of Communications Luke Knittig, the podcast will feature public servants, journalists,||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Props to whoever produced this, mixed this, and wrote this. Smooth voice over too
Very interesting and important topics
I was unaware of the extent of Ukraine’s conflict, but this podcast shed a lot of light on the issue. I’m really looking forward to new episodes!