Jun 24, 2021
Dadchat ends at 11:10
We review two pieces this week. First, we discuss news that the Taliban have captured a huge chunk of Afghanistan’s provincial districts since May: https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/22/americas/afghanistan-taliban-districts-intl/index.html
We also discuss a story from the Washington Post about...
Jun 17, 2021
Dadchat / Truck chat ends at 21:52
This week, Nate and Francis discuss a recent article in the Associated Press about missing military weapons--everything from pistols to 40mm automatic grenade launchers--which are turning up at crime scenes across the US. You can read the article here:
Jun 10, 2021
England chat ends at 23:31
We have a story about the German military using a logistics contractor to repatriate all the beer they’d brought to Afghanistan (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57386704). However, before we could get to that, we had to respond to criticism that we’re unfairly biased against...
Jun 3, 2021
Dadchat / weather chat ends at 5:52
New York politics chat ends at 16:59
This week, Nate and Francis discuss a recent story that US Air Force nuclear missile custodians based in Europe accidentally disclosed the locations of their munitions by creating open-source, search-engine-indexed flash cards for study.