Previous Episodes


Mexico’s soon-to-be president has been called a Marxist, a pragmatist, a Mexican Trump, and a Mexican Chávez. So who really is...
July 24, 2018

World Cup

Nothing brings the world together like World Cup season…right? Ahead of Russia 2018, this week's episode brings a deep dive into...
July 24, 2018

Belt and Road

China’s Belt and Road Initiative now spans nearly every continent, and countries are eagerly lining up for a share of the...
July 24, 2018


Narendra Modi came into office on big promises, and four years later, he’s got more failures than successes under his belt....
July 24, 2018


With Viktor Orbán stronger than ever, Hungary’s leader offers a clearly replicable recipe for building an autocracy out of a democracy....
July 24, 2018

Russian Meddling

The face of warfare is changing, and Moscow is embracing it full-throttle. With the digital age giving Putin's Russia a wealth...
April 23, 2018


As Trump announces new tariffs, could this shift toward protectionism spark a wave of inward-looking trade policy around the world? Or...
April 23, 2018


Syria's civil war has long ceased to be civil. The last two months have been a gut-wrenching reminder of how internationalized...
April 23, 2018


A massive anti-corruption investigation has taken down some of Brazil’s most powerful people, including former president Lula, who’s still polling first...
March 8, 2018
about host

About the Hosts

Peter Schechter works in both politics and policy. He served as the Atlantic Council’s senior vice president for strategic initiatives and previously co-founded a premier strategic communications company, working as a political campaign advisor in more than 20 countries.  Muni Jensen is a former Colombian diplomat, columnist, and television political commentator.