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Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream.

With thoughts of Russia, Bob Mueller, Collusion dancing around his head, it's no wonder President Trump is having troubles falling asleep. What to do? Count sheep, a lullaby, Xanax?

Ukraine Always Get What You Want

Soon Ukrainians will head to the polls to a pick a president. And Putin is paying attention. Ian will dig into it and then dig a whole lot deeper with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul. And of course, we've got your Puppet Regime.

US Politics in 60 Seconds: No End Shutdown

The government shutdown becomes the longest in US history, when will it end?

It's US Politics in 60 Seconds with Ben White!

And go deeper on topics like cybersecurity and artificial intelligence at Microsoft on The Issues.


Geopolitics really is just a bunch of four-letter words these days, isn't it?

Just ask Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.

Pre 9/11 Vibes

"If you look at the eve of 9/11, the full membership of al-Qaeda was 400 people. But today the people who adhere to bin Laden-ism, to the ideas of Osama bin Laden, are thousands upon thousands. Some estimates put them at forty to fifty thousand."

The New Yorker has described former FBI agent Ali H Soufan as the person who came closer than anyone else to preventing 9/11. Today, his time at the agency is portrayed in the Hulu series "The Looming Towers," and he's a leading expert on ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the future of terrorism in an increasingly fragmented world.

Spoiler Alert: He does not bring good news.

+ ta-ta Tillerson + Russian "election" + UK spy scandal