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Security guards walk past the Chinese national flag at the Military Museum of Chinese People's Revolution on March 1, 2008, in Beijing, China.

Chinese Soft Power Chinese Soft Power

On this episode of American Prestige, Maria Repnikova on China’s diplomatic strategy.

Jun 11, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

The Nuclear Club, Part 3

The Nuclear Club, Part 3 The Nuclear Club, Part 3

On this episode of American Prestige, Danny and Derek welcome back Jonathan Hunt for part 3 of a discussion about his new book.

Jun 4, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

Origins of American Empire in the Asia-Pacific Region

Origins of American Empire in the Asia-Pacific Region Origins of American Empire in the Asia-Pacific Region

On this episode of American Prestige, Stuart Rollo discusses the US’s imperial evolution alongside China’s parallel trajectory.

May 28, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

A postcard printed in the USSR shows aview of Leningrad Hotel, circa 1978.

Soviet Monumental Architecture Soviet Monumental Architecture

On this episode of American Prestige, Katherine Zubovich on her new book about skyscrapers in Moscow.

May 21, 2024 / American Prestige / Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

The first atomic bomb test was conducted at Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945.

The Nuclear Club, Part 2 The Nuclear Club, Part 2

On this episode of American Prestige, a continuation of our discussion on US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

May 14, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

black and white photo of nuclear explosion test USA marshall islands

The Nuclear Club The Nuclear Club

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion about US efforts to maintain nuclear supremacy during the early Cold War.

Apr 30, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update

A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update A Biden War Funding Package, Mass Graves in Gaza, and a New Cold War Update

On this episode of American Prestige, headlines from around the globe.

Apr 26, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

The Cold War's Afterlife

The Cold War's Afterlife The Cold War's Afterlife

On this episode of American Prestige, part 1 of a discussion on post–Cold War malaise of the 1990s.

Apr 2, 2024 / American Prestige / Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison

“Masters of the Air,” With John Orloff

“Masters of the Air,” With John Orloff “Masters of the Air,” With John Orloff

On this episode of American Prestige, a discussion about the new Apple TV miniseries.

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

“Dune” and the Allegories of Empire

“Dune” and the Allegories of Empire “Dune” and the Allegories of Empire

On this episode of The Time of Monsters, David Klion on the science fiction epic with real world echoes.

Mar 10, 2024 / Audio / Jeet Heer

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