Phone a Friend: Daniel Bessner + Derek Davison of the American Prestige Podcast.

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Published Jun 20, 2022, 4:01 AM

Our inaugural edition of Phone a Friend, where we interview luminaries in different fields, features Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison from the American Prestige podcast. The pair answer some easy questions on lighthearted topics like Israel/Palestine, the war in Ukraine, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and whether the United States even has a foreign policy anymore.


Intro: 00:00:43

Israel/Palestine: 00:07:25

U.S. Relations with China: 00:16:51

Russia/Ukraine: 00:28:07

U.S. Foreign Policy: 00:39:16

Lightning Round: 00:44:37

Outro: 00:48:23


American Prestige Podcast

Daniel Bessner

Daniel Bessner: Democracy in Exile

Derek Davison

Foreign Exchanges Substack

A History of Modern Palestine w/ Rashid Khalidi

Quincy Institute: Ending Primacy to End U.S. Wars

Margaret MacMillan: The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

Paul Thomas Chamberlin: The Cold War's Killing Fields: Rethinking the Long Peace

Lindsey A. O'Rourke: Covert Regime Change: America's Secret Cold War

The Atlantic: The One Key Word Biden Needs to Invoke on Ukraine


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