Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan appears in the following:

Updates on Afghanistan

Monday, August 16, 2021

Discussing the latest on the situation in Afghanistan.

Analysis of Sunday's U.S. Airstrikes

Monday, June 28, 2021

Fred Kaplan on Sunday evening's U.S. airstrikes against facilities on the Iraq/Syria border.

What to Expect from the Biden-Putin Summit

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Fred Kaplan previews what's to come from the highly anticipated meeting in Geneva.

Tuesday Morning Politics: Could Trump Start a War?

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

How much could President Trump do between now and inauguration day? 

The Military Stands Up To Trump

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Generals and rank and file West Point graduates are speaking out against the Commander-in-Chief.

What You Don’t Know About Nuclear War

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Slate's Fred Kaplan on 'The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War'

Are We At War?

Monday, January 06, 2020

The latest on the developing conflict with Iran. 

Good Riddance, John Bolton

Friday, September 13, 2019

Pundits bemoaning John Bolton's ouster should take a closer look at his record.

The Long War on Terror

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The military legacy of 9/11, the war on terror, and the Middle East.

Is Greenland Even For Sale?

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Why Greenland?

The Assange Espionage Charges and Press Freedom

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Slate's Fred Kaplan and PEN's Suzanne Nossel discuss the Assange indictments and press freedom.

Trump's North Korea Summit

Monday, February 25, 2019

Can President Trump get North Korea to denuclearize? 

The Eights | 1958 and the Culture War Rumblings

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Plus a call from Joyce Johnson, author and girlfriend of Jack Kerouac.

Breaking News Round Table: Budget, Dowd, Bolton, Tariffs

Friday, March 23, 2018

With so much happening in D.C. this morning, a look at the top four political stories today.


Unpacking the Changes at State & C.I.A.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Unpacking the changes at State and C.I.A. after Rex Tillerson's twitter firing.

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A Nation Responds to Charlottesville

Monday, August 14, 2017

After a weekend of violence and protests in Charlottesville, the nation looks to the President to clarify his message on white supremacy. 

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Trump's Threats Are Good For Kim Jong-un

Monday, August 14, 2017

Slate's Fred Kaplan says that North Korea's young leader is certainly happy that the American president is paying attention to him. U.S. threats also justify his military ambitions.


Our Foreign Affairs in Syria, Korea and Afghanistan

Friday, May 12, 2017

Slate's Fred Kaplan discusses President Trump's approach to foreign policy in Syria, North & South Korea and Afghanistan.


Playing the "Madman"

Friday, April 21, 2017

"The Madman Theory" -- essentially appearing crazy -- was a foreign policy strategy for Nixon. Trump's approach is similar. And it may be working.

'Power Struggle' in the Trump Administration

Thursday, April 06, 2017

A look behind the changing power dynamics at the White House.

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