Vital Interests Podcast
Vital Interests Podcast
JAY-VEE Productions
Hosted by Karen Greenberg. Brought to you by the Center on National Security, Vital Interests Podcast was designed to help you think about security in its many dimensions, from pandemic to climate change, from terrorism to population migration, from war to peace - all with an eye towards the rule of law, the protection of human rights and the respect for civil liberties. Twitter: @VI_PodcastCNS, @KarenGreenberg3.
Peter Bergen on National Security From Al Qaeda to COVID
Join us as Peter Bergen discusses terrorism, the Iran Deal, the Taliban, a Biden presidency and America’s ever-changing national security landscape.  Vital Interests Podcast with Karen Greenberg is brought to you by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.
Aug 11
42 min
Jonathan Hafetz and the Politicization of Justice, American-style
Jonathan Hafetz talks about Adham Hassoun, Enemy Combatants and today’s Department of Justice.  Vital Interests Podcast with Karen Greenberg is brought to you by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.
Aug 4
47 min
War Crimes, Accountability, and Healing with Michel Paradis
Michel Paradis discusses the legacy of 9/11, war crimes, military commissions, and his new book Last Mission to Tokyo.  Vital Interests Podcast with Karen Greenberg is brought to you by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.
Jul 28
46 min
Governor Jerry Brown on COVID, Punishment, Inequality and America's Way Forward
Former California Governor Jerry Brown discusses what more states can do to respond to COVID, how we can honor the humanity in all of us, and ways to help parents in today's difficult times.  Vital Interests Podcast with Karen Greenberg is brought to you by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.
Jul 21
39 min
Leadership and Hope: A view from California with Lt Gov Eleni Kounalakis
California's Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis discusses immigration, trade policy, women in politics and her hopes for the future with host Karen Greenberg. 
Jul 14
37 min
Carol Rosenberg and the Forever Story of Guantanamo
Joining host Karen Greenberg, Carol Rosenberg discusses nearly two decades of reporting on Guantanamo’s detainees, its military commissions, and its military.
Jul 7
1 hr
Webinar Terrorism Series: Episode 2 with Gilles Kepel
Gilles Kepel joined host Karen J. Greenberg on May 20th to discuss his book: Away from Chaos: The Middle East and the Challenge to the West. The full webinar, part of our terrorism series, can be watched on our website at CenterOnNaitionalSecurity.org/events.
Jun 30
50 min
Webinar Terrorism Series: Episode 1 with Thomas Hegghammer
Thomas Hegghammer joined host Karen J. Greenberg on May 6th to discuss his book: The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad. The full webinar, part of our terrorism series, can be watched on our website at CenterOnNaitionalSecurity.org/events.
Jun 30
35 min
John Brennan on the Arab Spring, 21st Century Democracies, and the Coming Election
Former CIA Director and Presidential Advisor talks to host Karen Greenberg about the global landscape, protecting the upcoming elections and his hopes for the future. 
Jun 23
48 min
The Presidency, the Media, and the Dangers of Cynicism with David Rohde
David Rohde discusses his new book In Deep: The FBI, the CIA, and the Truth about America's "Deep State."
Jun 16
38 min
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