Hosted by former double agent and Newsweek Editor-at-Large Naveed Jamali, Declassified is an exploration of what it means to be secure — and of the people all over the world who are quietly working to keep us safe.
Martina Navratilova is one of the greatest tennis players of all time — and she spent her childhood behind the Iron Curtain. She joins Naveed to talk about the war in Ukraine, politics in sports, and what it means to lose freedom.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger was one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time. After 6 terms, Kinzinger is now stepping down — and he's got a lot to say about national security, domestic politics, and his colleagues in Congress.
Why do so many militaries worldwide train in the Arctic — and how might that change in the face of a changing climate?
To find out, Naveed speaks with Marisol Maddox, Senior Arctic Analyst from the Polar Institute at the Wilson Center, and Major General Eric Kenny of 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command Region.
Former Chief of the Seattle Police Department Carmen Best ("Black In Blue: Lessons on Leadership, Breaking Barriers, and Racial Reconciliation") joins Naveed to talk through the state of policing — both as a profession, and as a political lightning rod.
Sarma Melngailis (Pure Food & Wine, Lucky Duck, Bad Vegan) joins Naveed to discuss her ex-husband, cult mentalities, and her thoughts on the documentary that took Netflix by storm.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is reachable 24/7/365 by calling 800-799-7233 — or by texting START to 88788. You can find more resources for help online at thehotline.org.
Political strategist Steve Schmidt joins Naveed to discuss the late Sen. John McCain, the trajectory of the GOP, and turmoil at the Lincoln Project.
Find Steve on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SteveSchmidtSES
And on Substack: https://steveschmidt.substack.com/
Top Gun: Maverick is out now, nearly 40 years after the original. Naveed chats with Jay Ellis, a child of a USAF pilot and the actor who plays "Payback" in the film; then, we hear from a real-life Navy commander who oversaw safety, training and consultation between the military and the filmmakers.
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RDML Charles Brown, the Navy's Chief of Information, joins Naveed to discuss posthumous honors for a heroic WW2 sailor — and the delicate dance of bringing military messaging into the social media space.
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LTG Russel Honoré joins Naveed to discuss the newly-public details of what went wrong — and what came close to going even worse — on January 6th, 2021.
Connect with LTG Honoré on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ltgrusselhonore
Kris Goldsmith — Army vet, CEO of Sparverius, and founder of Task Force Butler — joins Naveed to discuss his work tracking the online discourse of far-right extremist groups.
Find Kris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KrisGoldsmith85