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POLITICO's EU Confidential

POLITICO's EU Confidential

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From Brussels, Berlin, Paris and London — Europe’s premier political podcast.

Latest Episodes

Ep 168: Von der Leyen's State of the European Union — US Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz

We analyze Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's first State of the European Union speech. And Ronald Gidwitz, the U.S. ambassador to Belgium who's also the acting Representative to the EU, gives us his take on the issues that unite and divide his country and the European Union right now.

--1 d ago
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Ep 168: Von der Leyen's State of the European Union — US Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz

Campaign Confidential #5: Money, money, money

In this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we talk money — diving into why American elections are so expensive, and how 2020 is stacking up.

23 min2 d ago
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Campaign Confidential #5: Money, money, money

Ep 167: Commission reshuffle — Strasbourg skip — Brexit's back — Twitter's Nick Pickles

A European Commission reshuffle, the European Parliament's decision to skip Strasbourg and new uproar over Brexit all feature in this episode — alongside our interview guest Nick Pickles, Twitter's global policy strategist.

34 min1 w ago
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Ep 167: Commission reshuffle — Strasbourg skip — Brexit's back — Twitter's Nick Pickles

Campaign Confidential #4: Why is America more polarized than ever?

On this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we explore the polarization of American politics and ask one simple question: Why has this happened?

23 min1 w ago
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Campaign Confidential #4: Why is America more polarized than ever?

Ep 166: Macron's Lebanon gamble — Navalny poisoning — Misha Glenny's Iron Men

A firsthand account of French President Emmanuel Macron's latest diplomatic push in Lebanon; the poisoning of opposition activist Alexei Navalny; and McMafia author Misha Glenny on the political leaders he calls "iron men" — it's a packed episode of EU Confidential to welcome you back from summer holidays.

35 min2 w ago
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Ep 166: Macron's Lebanon gamble — Navalny poisoning — Misha Glenny's Iron Men

Campaign Confidential #3: A perfect storm — Foreign influence — Absentee ballots

Our third episode dedicated to the U.S. election, hosted by Ryan Heath, breaks down the 'perfect storm' of issues — a pandemic, voting troubles and foreign interference — that have experts on edge.

20 min2 w ago
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Campaign Confidential #3: A perfect storm — Foreign influence — Absentee ballots

Ep 165: Golfgate and Hogan's resignation — Trump-era transatlantic relations

EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan's resignation, the "golfgate" controversy surrounding his decision and what this means for the European Commission is the hot topic of this week's episode, and our special guest is transatlantic expert Dan Hamilton.

27 min3 w ago
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Ep 165: Golfgate and Hogan's resignation — Trump-era transatlantic relations

Campaign Confidential #2: Republican National Convention — Pennsylvania voters — American democracy

We take you to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in this episode of our pop-up podcast series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, and break down what is motivating Trump voters in 2020 — including in key states like Pennsylvania. We also examine the part played by party conventions at the heart of America's political process.

21 min3 w ago
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Campaign Confidential #2: Republican National Convention — Pennsylvania voters — American democracy

Ep 164: Belarus crisis — Germany's environment minister — Iran sanctions

The EU's approach to the Belarus crisis and a new transatlantic battle over sanctions on Iran are up for debate in this week's episode, while Germany's Environment Minister Svenja Schulze sets out her plans to steer EU climate policy.

35 minAUG 21
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Ep 164: Belarus crisis — Germany's environment minister — Iran sanctions

Campaign Confidential #1: Democratic National Convention — Mail drama — Democrats abroad

The first episode in a brand new pop-up series on the U.S. elections.

17 minAUG 19
Comments
Campaign Confidential #1: Democratic National Convention — Mail drama — Democrats abroad

Latest Episodes

Ep 168: Von der Leyen's State of the European Union — US Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz

We analyze Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's first State of the European Union speech. And Ronald Gidwitz, the U.S. ambassador to Belgium who's also the acting Representative to the EU, gives us his take on the issues that unite and divide his country and the European Union right now.

--1 d ago
Comments
Ep 168: Von der Leyen's State of the European Union — US Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz

Campaign Confidential #5: Money, money, money

In this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we talk money — diving into why American elections are so expensive, and how 2020 is stacking up.

23 min2 d ago
Comments
Campaign Confidential #5: Money, money, money

Ep 167: Commission reshuffle — Strasbourg skip — Brexit's back — Twitter's Nick Pickles

A European Commission reshuffle, the European Parliament's decision to skip Strasbourg and new uproar over Brexit all feature in this episode — alongside our interview guest Nick Pickles, Twitter's global policy strategist.

34 min1 w ago
Comments
Ep 167: Commission reshuffle — Strasbourg skip — Brexit's back — Twitter's Nick Pickles

Campaign Confidential #4: Why is America more polarized than ever?

On this episode of our pop-up series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, we explore the polarization of American politics and ask one simple question: Why has this happened?

23 min1 w ago
Comments
Campaign Confidential #4: Why is America more polarized than ever?

Ep 166: Macron's Lebanon gamble — Navalny poisoning — Misha Glenny's Iron Men

A firsthand account of French President Emmanuel Macron's latest diplomatic push in Lebanon; the poisoning of opposition activist Alexei Navalny; and McMafia author Misha Glenny on the political leaders he calls "iron men" — it's a packed episode of EU Confidential to welcome you back from summer holidays.

35 min2 w ago
Comments
Ep 166: Macron's Lebanon gamble — Navalny poisoning — Misha Glenny's Iron Men

Campaign Confidential #3: A perfect storm — Foreign influence — Absentee ballots

Our third episode dedicated to the U.S. election, hosted by Ryan Heath, breaks down the 'perfect storm' of issues — a pandemic, voting troubles and foreign interference — that have experts on edge.

20 min2 w ago
Comments
Campaign Confidential #3: A perfect storm — Foreign influence — Absentee ballots

Ep 165: Golfgate and Hogan's resignation — Trump-era transatlantic relations

EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan's resignation, the "golfgate" controversy surrounding his decision and what this means for the European Commission is the hot topic of this week's episode, and our special guest is transatlantic expert Dan Hamilton.

27 min3 w ago
Comments
Ep 165: Golfgate and Hogan's resignation — Trump-era transatlantic relations

Campaign Confidential #2: Republican National Convention — Pennsylvania voters — American democracy

We take you to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in this episode of our pop-up podcast series on the U.S. elections, hosted by Ryan Heath, and break down what is motivating Trump voters in 2020 — including in key states like Pennsylvania. We also examine the part played by party conventions at the heart of America's political process.

21 min3 w ago
Comments
Campaign Confidential #2: Republican National Convention — Pennsylvania voters — American democracy

Ep 164: Belarus crisis — Germany's environment minister — Iran sanctions

The EU's approach to the Belarus crisis and a new transatlantic battle over sanctions on Iran are up for debate in this week's episode, while Germany's Environment Minister Svenja Schulze sets out her plans to steer EU climate policy.

35 minAUG 21
Comments
Ep 164: Belarus crisis — Germany's environment minister — Iran sanctions

Campaign Confidential #1: Democratic National Convention — Mail drama — Democrats abroad

The first episode in a brand new pop-up series on the U.S. elections.

17 minAUG 19
Comments
Campaign Confidential #1: Democratic National Convention — Mail drama — Democrats abroad
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