May 13 • 44M

Lifting the veil on Biden's Ukraine-Russia war advisors, with James Carden

 
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Wondering why the Biden administration's Ukraine policy seems so scattershot? Who exactly is giving him advice and where did they come from? Asia Times columnist and longtime blob-watcher James Carden joins us to answer some of these million-dollar (or should we say $40 billion) questions. He finds that most of the tight inner circle are Obama holdovers — surprise! — toeing the status quo foreign policy consensus in Washington. In our first segment, Dan and Kelley chat about the third anniversary of Trump ripping the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal, and the window slowly closing ahead of the midterms for its renewal.

More from James Carden:

Brink delights foreign policy consensus, sails through confirmation hearing — Responsible Statecraft, 5/11/22

American progressives join the War Party — Asia Times, 5/6/22

The company men behind Biden’s foreign policy ‘Blob’ — Asia Times, 5/3/22