American Prestige

A podcast hosted by Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.

A large billboard depicting an Iranian missile with a phrase in Persian which reads “prepare your coffins\” hangs on the side of a building in Tehran on January 16, 2024, after Iran's overnight missile attacks on multiple targets in Syria and in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iran Attacks, Israel-Palestine, Taiwan Election Iran Attacks, Israel-Palestine, Taiwan Election

On this episode of American Prestige, discussion about Iran targeting Syria, and the Taiwanese election.

Jan 19, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

An American flag flies during a rally in support of Joe Biden's run for the US presidency on Belle Isle in Detroit.

The End of Liberal Certainty With John Gray The End of Liberal Certainty With John Gray

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion with the English political philosopher on his recent book, The New Leviathans: Thoughts After Liberalism.

Jan 16, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Brett McGurk, US National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, and Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Saudi ambassador to the US, look on during an investment agreement signing ceremony between the US and Saudi Arabia in the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah on July 16, 2022.

The White House, Gaza, and the NSC’s Lies with Akbar Shahid Ahmed The White House, Gaza, and the NSC’s Lies with Akbar Shahid Ahmed

On this special episode of American Prestige, a discussion of the post-Gaza plans of a Biden official to rebuild the Palestinian territory through a deal between Israel and Saudi ...

Jan 16, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A funeral ceremony is held for Palestine TV correspondent Mohammed Abu Hatab, who was killed along with his family members in an air strike on his home in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on November 3, 2023.

The ICJ Israel Genocide Case, US-UK Yemen Strikes, and Conflict in Ecuador The ICJ Israel Genocide Case, US-UK Yemen Strikes, and Conflict in Ecuador

On this episode of American Prestige, we go over the crises erupting all over the globe, from Miyanmar to the Middle East.

Jan 12, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

Richard Nixon, left, meets with Henry Kissinger to discuss negotiations following the Paris Peace Accords, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1973.

Kissinger and Nixon in Southeast Asia With Carolyn Eisenberg Kissinger and Nixon in Southeast Asia With Carolyn Eisenberg

On this episode of American Prestige, an exploration of Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon’s joint pursuit of war in Southeast Asia during the 1960s and ’70s.

Jan 9, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

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