This Is Not A Drill with Gavin Esler

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111 Episodes

  1. The new Dark Age of Espionage

    Published: 3/27/2024
  2. Defeating Russia’s Information War Machine – with Peter Pomerantsev

    Published: 3/20/2024
  3. Iran and the US – Inside the Shadow War

    Published: 3/13/2024
  4. Ukraine two years on – Ukraine’s years of defiance.

    Published: 3/6/2024
  5. Ukraine two years on – Inside Russia’s state of terror

    Published: 2/28/2024
  6. New Power in the Gulf – The rise of “MBZ”

    Published: 2/21/2024
  7. Trump vs NATO: Could Europe survive alone?

    Published: 2/14/2024
  8. North Korea: Kim Jon Un’s journey to the edge

    Published: 2/7/2024
  9. The world rearms – Panel special with Gavin Esler, Emma Beals and Oz Katerji

    Published: 1/31/2024
  10. Ukraine vs Russia: Are “peace talks” just a Putin trap?

    Published: 1/24/2024
  11. Dire Straits – After Taiwan’s election, could China attempt a stealth takeover?

    Published: 1/17/2024
  12. 🚨 UPDATE 🚨 Red Sea latest as airstrikes hit Yemen

    Published: 1/12/2024
  13. Iran, the Houthis and war in the Red Sea explained – Special edition with The Bunker

    Published: 1/12/2024
  14. The Final Countdown: Can anything stop Trump? – with Brian Klaas of UCL

    Published: 1/10/2024
  15. 2024: A dangerous year ahead – with former National Security Adviser Peter Ricketts

    Published: 1/4/2024
  16. Putin wants to spread chaos in Europe. Here’s how he’ll do it

    Published: 12/20/2023
  17. Exodus and revelations: The truth about migration – with Prof Hein de Haas

    Published: 12/13/2023
  18. Are we stumbling into World War Three?

    Published: 12/6/2023
  19. Ukraine in stalemate: What Kyiv needs in order to win – with Oz Katerji

    Published: 11/29/2023
  20. The Israel/Hamas War: Netanyahu’s crisis, Iran’s opportunity

    Published: 11/22/2023

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Exploring threats to global stability from Ukraine to China to the Middle East with host Gavin Esler – former BBC News presenter, Washington correspondent and host of Newsnight – plus Ukraine-based war reporter Oz Katerji and independent conflict analyst Emma Beals. This Is Not A Drill dives deep into the dangers, corruption, conflicts, disinformation, rivalries and ruthless realpolitik that are making our world ever more dangerous. Support This Is Not A Drill on Patreon from just £3 per month to get each episode early plus bonus material and exclusive merchandise. From Podmasters, the team behind Oh God, What Now?, Paper Cuts and The Bunker.