Pod Save the World

Latest Episodes

Dunking on Erdogan with Enes Kanter

August 14, 2019
Police crack down as protests escalate to new heights in Hong Kong. An explosion involving a nuclear reactor in Russia kills at least a...

Stopping domestic terrorism

August 7, 2019
First, Tommy and Ben talk about the threat from domestic terrorism, the escalating trade war with China, the protests in Hong Kong,...

Paging Moscow Mitch McConnell

July 31, 2019
First, Tommy and Ben discuss President Trump’s choice to be his Director of National Intelligence. Then, GQ’s Julia Ioffe joins to...

About The Show

“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. His new show “Pod Save the World” will bring you behind the scenes into White House Situation Room meetings and secret negotiations through a series of conversations with people who were there.

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Tommy Vietor
Tommy Vietor

More Episodes

Dunking on Erdogan with Enes Kanter

August 14, 2019
Police crack down as protests escalate to new heights in Hong Kong. An explosion involving a nuclear reactor in Russia kills at least a...

Stopping domestic terrorism

August 7, 2019
First, Tommy and Ben talk about the threat from domestic terrorism, the escalating trade war with China, the protests in Hong Kong,...

Paging Moscow Mitch McConnell

July 31, 2019
First, Tommy and Ben discuss President Trump’s choice to be his Director of National Intelligence. Then, GQ’s Julia Ioffe joins to...

A$AP Trumpy

July 24, 2019
Tommy and Ben discuss the new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Hong Kong protests turn violent, Trump’s bizarre pool spray with the...

Pour one out for the Iran deal

July 17, 2019
First, Tommy and Ben talk about Trump's new asylum rules, an Iran update, the global response to Trump's racism - including China...

Ivanka the diplomat

July 10, 2019
Trump picks a Twitter fight with the British Ambassador to the US. Iran revs up its uranium enrichment. New polling about the Iran deal....