Oz as a Sub-Imperial Power: Prof Clinton Fernandes on Australia’s support of the U.S. Empire

In our second discussion with Professor Clinton Fernandes from the University of New South Wales in Canberra, Australia, which is part of  the Australian Defence Force Academy, we talked about the new Australian  deal to buy subs from the U.S., and the larger role of Australia as a “sub-Imperial” country, not powerful in its own right so much as a  supportive nation for American efforts in the Pacific.

Listen in: https://bit.ly/SubEmpireGandR

Outro music is “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” by the Pogues.

Iran! Biden, Nukes, and Sanctions, with Professor Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerd‪i‬

In this episode we talked with Dr. Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi about the politics and history of U.S.-Iranian relations.

Listen in here: https://bit.ly/BidenIranGandR

Dr. Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, who is an assistant professor in Comparative Political Theory at Goldsmith’s University of London.   He was previously a  British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford  (2016-2019), where he also obtained his doctorate