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Empire Has No Clothes

Mar 3, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Dan, and I discussed neoconservative Robert Kagan's new essay embracing endless war. We also talked with John Ghazvinian of the Middle East Center about the future of American policy in Iran.


Feb 25, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Dan, and I discussed the war in Afghanistan and why it's lost. We also talked with journalist James Carden about the state of the antiwar left and whether Joe Biden might do some good on foreign policy.


Feb 11, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Dan, and I discussed Joe Biden's announcement that he would withdraw all American support for the war in Yemen. We also talked with Michael Brenes at Yale's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs about how the military-industrial complex came to be.


Feb 5, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Matt, and I discussed the situation in Myanmar and how far the so-called "responsibility to protect" might extend. We also talked with John Allen Gay of the John Quincy Adams Society about why young people are embracing foreign policy restraint.


Jan 29, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Dan, and I discussed the war in Yemen and whether Joe Biden will make good on his pledge to end it. We also talked with Lindsey O'Rourke at Boston College about why covert regime change fails and why we cling to it nonetheless.