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The Dirty Money Tracker

What exactly is dirty money, and how is it laundered?  How much of it flows through the world, and the United States in particular?  And how does it impact regular Americans going about our daily lives?  Kathleen Doherty...

Hiatus Post – More with Gina Winstanley

For some even better discussion with Gina, here’s our second of two with her:  Religious police stop Gina and terrorists attack the consulate general in Jeddah.  And see you next week with new original content.  Happy New Year! Check out this...

Hiatus Post – Pete Goes Native

Pete visits the Huarani Indians, botches up a boar hunt, drinks the mystery drink chicha, and receives upon his departure a marriage proposal, ambiguously addressed either to himself one of the other fine young gringos. Follows first episode, titled...

Hiatus Repost – Cowboys and Indian at the Embassy

In this adventure tale in two parts, Pete visits the Huarani tribe in the Amazon jungle while serving as US Ambassador to Ecuador. Today, in light of Covid, Pete feels remorse. We promise that no one contracted any Western illness from Pete, but was...

AmDip Thanksgiving Special!

Join us for some of Pete’s jokes (Laura laughed, we promise) and our annual show featuring stories of Thanksgiving overseas.  Enjoy!  Stay safe!  ~Pete & Laura
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Hiatus Post – Bill Burns: The Back Channel

Bill Burns, one of our favorite guests, is shortlisted for Secretary of State in the Biden administration. Go, Bill! We’re reposting our discussion with him from last year about his book The Back Channel, which is even more timely now than it...

Hiatus Post – The Man of My Dreams

We’re on hiatus until January – so we want to hear from you as we look ahead to future programming.  Send us your questions, ideas, comments at amdipstories@gmail.org, on Facebook or at www.amdipstories.org.  And enjoy a...

That Day I Had to Run

April 7, 1994, Rwanda. Not a good day to be mistaken for the acting Prime Minister. Linda Thomas-Greenfield shares the tale of her escape from the anti-government militia, while millions of others perished in the country’s genocide. Check out...

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