FUTURE STATE

Latest Episodes

Re-broadcast - The Incredible Shrinking Superpower with Amb. Susan Rice

October 16, 2019
With the release of her new book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, we revisit our fantastic discussion with Former...

Season 2 Highlights

October 3, 2019
Listen to the some of the best clips from Future State Season 2. This Bonus episode includes conversations with former members of...

SPECIAL: Live Discussion about Clarke's latest book: "The Fifth Domain"

August 5, 2019
In the final episode of the season, we bring you a special live edition of Future State Podcast. Hear host Richard Clarke discuss his...

About The Show

The Future State Podcast will be tackling the issues at that intersection of technology, politics, and national security. Host Richard A Clarke served the last three Presidents as a senior White House Advisor holding the titles of Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, and Special Advisor to the President for Cyber Security. He will be talking to some of the most fascinating people on the front lines. In Season 1, Richard looked at the issues, not the politics, going into the 2018 midterms. And we did it with some of the nation's leading experts. People like Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Susan Rice, Wendy Sherman, Seth Moulton and others. In Season 2, host Richard Clarke will look the issues that will shape our future are technical and most of us don’t know enough about them. Issues like gene editing and bio-engineering, artificial intelligence, cyber war, quantum computing, nuclear proliferation, the new face of terrorism, and the accelerating pace of climate change.

Hosted By

Richard Clarke
Richard Clarke

More Episodes

Re-broadcast - The Incredible Shrinking Superpower with Amb. Susan Rice

October 16, 2019
With the release of her new book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, we revisit our fantastic discussion with Former...

Season 2 Highlights

October 3, 2019
Listen to the some of the best clips from Future State Season 2. This Bonus episode includes conversations with former members of...

SPECIAL: Live Discussion about Clarke's latest book: "The Fifth Domain"

August 5, 2019
In the final episode of the season, we bring you a special live edition of Future State Podcast. Hear host Richard Clarke discuss his...

The Future of Racism w/ Terry McAuliffe

July 29, 2019
Host Richard Clarke sits down with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to discuss the future of racism in America....

The Future of Privacy and Surveillance, Part 2

July 22, 2019
Eva Galperin is leading the charge to save our civil liberties in cyberspace. On Part 2 of the Future of Privacy and Surveillance, Eva...

The Future of Defense with Ash Carter

July 15, 2019
Ashton Carter joins to talk about his tremendous career, decades of public service, and new book Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from...