Pod Save The World with Tommy Vietor

Latest Episodes

The Navy’s coronavirus clusterf*ck

April 8, 2020 - 1:12:26
A coronavirus clusterf*ck in the Navy leads the Acting Secretary of the Navy to resign. The virus sends British Prime Minister Boris...

How a virus can threaten democracy

April 1, 2020 - 1:33:38
Today’s show is a little different. We skip the update on the spread of the coronavirus itself and instead focus on the impact it’s...

A criminally negligent coronavirus response

March 25, 2020 - 1:08:34
Tommy and Ben go through the latest news on the international response to the coronavirus, including nationwide lockdowns in the UK and...

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. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.

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Tommy Vietor
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More Episodes

The Navy’s coronavirus clusterf*ck

April 8, 2020 - 1:12:26
A coronavirus clusterf*ck in the Navy leads the Acting Secretary of the Navy to resign. The virus sends British Prime Minister Boris...

How a virus can threaten democracy

April 1, 2020 - 1:33:38
Today’s show is a little different. We skip the update on the spread of the coronavirus itself and instead focus on the impact it’s...

A criminally negligent coronavirus response

March 25, 2020 - 1:08:34
Tommy and Ben go through the latest news on the international response to the coronavirus, including nationwide lockdowns in the UK and...

Our new coronavirus reality

March 18, 2020 - 1:15:23
Tommy and Ben talk about the new normal as the world combats the coronavirus. They cover how South Korea has successfully reduced cases,...

Coronavirus and oil shocks rock the global economy

March 11, 2020 - 1:01:23
Coronavirus update and explanation of why an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia is rocking the global economy. More...

A fragile peace deal in Afghanistan

March 4, 2020 - 1:03:08
Tommy and Ben talk about the fragile peace agreement between the US and the Taliban, the Israeli elections, the escalating fighting...