Apr 29, 2022 • 1HR 14M

E42 - State of the Blob w/ Emma Ashford

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek talk about the war in Ukraine (1:02); the Global South's reaction to the war (4:57); Russian war aims and Moldova (11:39); food insecurity in the Horn of Africa (14:57); and the elections in France (17:04) and Slovenia (20:51). They are then joined by Emma Ashford (24:34), senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, for an update on where the DC foreign policy establishment stands today. They talk about the future of US grand strategy, analyze Ukraine in a realist framework, look at inter-generational and party stances on liberal internationalism, and more in a wide-ranging discussion.

Check out Emma’s upcoming book Oil, the State, and War: The Foreign Policies of Petrostates: https://bit.ly/3y3Z0CQ

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