Podcasts

ProvCast Ep. 23: What is Christian Realism and Why Does it Matter for American Foreign Policy?

Professor Joe Loconte sits down with Providence Managing Editor Drew Griffin to discuss the role of Christian Realism in American politics. 

ProvCast Ep. 22: Postmortem of the Trump-Kim Summit, and What Should Happen Next

Olivia Enos—a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation who traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam, for President Trump’s second summit with Kim Jong-un—reviews the current economic and human rights situation in North Korea, what happened at the summit, Trump canceling military exercises, and Kim continuing his missile program. She also gives her advice for what the US should do next.

ProvCast Ep. 21: Chaos in Venezuela: Analysis of the Crisis and its Future

Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the Council of Americas, sits down with Managing Editor Drew Griffin to discuss Juan Guaidó, Nicolás Maduro, and the future of Venezuela.

ProvCast Ep. 20: The Trump-Kim Summit Round 2 & Trouble on the Subcontinent
ProvCast Ep. 20: The Trump-Kim Summit Round 2 & Trouble on the Subcontinent

Providence Deputy Editor Mark Melton and Managing Editor Drew Griffin discuss the North Korean Summit, India and Pakistan and the week that was. 

ProvCast Ep. 19: Trump’s State of the Union, His Foreign Policy, and Principled Realism

Providence Managing Editor Drew Griffin sits down with Matthew Kroenig—author, professor, and Atlantic Council fellow—to discuss Trump’s State of the Union Address, Russia, North Korea, and the potential changes in US policy regarding each. He also discusses his new book, The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy.

ProvCast Ep. 18: The US, Syria, and the Future of Assad

Providence Managing Editor Drew Griffin sits down with Faysal Itani, Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council to discuss the US withdrawal from Syria, the future of Syria, and the next steps for the Assad Regime.  

Thin Red Line Podcast
Dark Ops ProvCast Ep. 2: The Horror or the Glory? The Thin Red Line, 20 Years Later

In Providence’s latest Dark Ops podcast, Executive Editor Marc LiVecche sits down with Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology Nigel Biggar to discuss The Thin Red Line, a 1998 war film.

ProvCast Ep. 16: The Case for Sobriety: US Relations with Saudi Arabia

After the Saudi Arabia and the Jamal Khashoggi affair, should we sound the alarm or call for sobriety? Drew Griffin sits down with to discuss US-Saudi Arabia relations.

ProvCast Ep. 15: Heroism in the Great War

Last month, Providence Executive Editor Marc LiVecche toured the battlefields of the Argonne with Col. Doug Mastriano, US Army (Ret.). They followed the movements of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Alvin York, whose extraordinary valor on October 8, 1918, helped turn the tide of the battle, and thereby the war. They discuss the battle and wider campaign, York’s transition from pacifist to combat hero, and Doug’s work researching and building the Sgt. York Commemorative Trail in France.