Galactic Gaslighting, Futurism v. Moneyballing, Japan's Five-Eyes Controversy, Obama's Drone Reckoning | Ep. 79

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By Van Jackson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Futures studies versus moneyball--the problem with prediction. A supply-side theory of Obama's drone strike addiction. Telling lies about a Galactic Federation with aliens. Should Japan join the Five-Eyes intelligence-sharing partnership? How to get out of Afghanistan. Why the Indo-Pacific is too big for a single strategy. Also this episode: The movies that made Van Jackson and the team.

Jeffrey Lewis's Tweet: https://twitter.com/ArmsControlWonk/status/1334533169547075584?s=19

Annette Joseph: https://twitter.com/AnnetteJosephG/status/1336321130303467520?s=19

Ankit Panda's Tweet: https://twitter.com/nktpnd/status/1336774686152286210

James Palmer's Tweet: https://twitter.com/BeijingPalmer/status/1336722893829443585

Contributors: Pete McKenzie, Gaby Magnuson, Jake Dellow, Ciara Mitchell

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