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Empire Has No Clothes

Nov 29, 2021

A year after Biden's election, the new president is plainly floundering, with crises at home and abroad. Curt and Will dive into where elite Republican foreign policy discourse could go from here, with a dive into: the Charles Koch Institute's recent 'Advancing Security Summit' with longtime national security...


Nov 16, 2021

On this episode, Curt and Will discuss: the new dust-up in Ukraine, the rise of France and the European future after Merkel, a nasty but unintentionally hilarious piece on former Trump personnel man John McEntee and the nationalist vs. libertarian divide on the National Conservatism Conference.


Oct 28, 2021

Co-hosts Curt Mills and William Ruger discuss Colin Powell's death, envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad's exodus from government and the modern history of Republican foreign policy factions in government. 


Oct 12, 2021

Curt Mills, contributing editor, and William Ruger, TAC board member, reboot EHNC and revisit the decision to leave Afghanistan after the deluge. Mills and Ruger explore the timeline on the decision, its tradeoffs, and Ruger’s own nomination to be ambassador to Afghanistan under former President Donald Trump.


Mar 17, 2021

This week on Empire Has No Clothes, Kelley, Dan, and Matt discussed Joe Biden's decision to bomb Syria and what it means for his foreign policy going forward. We also talked with David Sterman of New America about what it means to have an endless war and how to stop them.