Link to the Break It Down Show Podcast of John McKay & Tim Macintosh-Smith:

John McKay has done several other podcasts on subjects as diverse as NATO in the former Yugoslavia; growing up in Latin America; Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB), among others.

The photo below is a link to John McKay’s review of Tim Mackintosh-Smith’s superb Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires (2019), published in “The American Conservative”(TAC) magazine:

The Enigma of the Arab World