Each week, host Ibtihaj Muhammad tells harrowing stories of courage and conviction, both on and off the court.
Foreign Policy recommends: The Long Game
This week on FP Playlist, we feature Foreign Policy Studios’ newest series, The Long Game. Each week, host Ibtihaj Muhammad tells harrowing stories of courage and conviction, both on and off the court.
Muhammad, who is an Olympic medalist in fencing, sat down with FP Playlist to discuss one of the first female athletes to represent Afghanistan at the Olympic Games.
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About Foreign Policy Playlist: Each week, Foreign Policy’s national security and intelligence reporter Amy Mackinnon will recommend one podcast from around the world and play an excerpt. The curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. You can download a new episode each Wednesday on Apple, Spotify, and all the other usual places. Love podcasts just as much as we do? We’d love to feature your favorite foreign-policy podcasts on Foreign Policy Playlist. Reach out to us by clicking on the link here. See All Episodes
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Torture and the CIA: 20 Years Later
With the 20-year anniversary of 9/11, this featured episode discusses the CIA’s torture programs in the wake of 9/11.
Risk and Its Calculus
FP Pentagon reporter Jack Detsch sits down with Ret. General Stanley McChrystal, who commanded troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and talks about his new book on calculating risk both on and off the battlefield.
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