CFR Podcasts

The Council on Foreign Relations currently offers four types of podcasts. We deliver these through RSS feed syndication, allowing our users to subscribe to and download our podcasts automatically through a feed reader, iTunes, Miro, Clementine, or Juice. The four types are:

CFR.org Podcast: RSS iTunes

Offering short analysis in Q&A form from the editorial staff of the Council on Foreign Relations on vital foreign policy and national security topics several times a week and frequent interviews with CFR authors on their latest books.


Inside CFR Events (Audio): RSS iTunes

Audio recordings of Council on Foreign Relations events. Listen to world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.


Inside CFR Events (Video): RSS iTunes

Video recordings of Council on Foreign Relations events. Watch world leaders and foreign policy experts discuss and debate the most pressing issues in international affairs.


Meeting Highlights: RSS iTunes

Short videos showing highlights from select Council on Foreign Relations meetings.


The World Next Week: RSS iTunes

A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead presented by the editors of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs magazine.


Asia Unbound: RSS iTunes

The Asia Unbound podcast is a weekly series featuring in-depth discussions with the authors of new books on Asia. Episodes cover a wide range of topics in Asian politics, economics, and society such as the ambitions of China’s millennials, Chinese economic reform, Myanmar's political transition, and more.


Politics, Power, and Preventive Action: RSS iTunes

Senior Fellow Micah Zenko speaks with scholars, writers, hackers, about their work. Topics range from cybersecurity to cutting-edge academic research, and guests share their extensive knowledge as well advice for young professionals.


Religion and Foreign Policy Series: RSS iTunes

CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative brings together faith leaders, religion scholars, and policy experts for nonpartisan, cross-denominational conversations on timely issues at the intersection of religion and global affairs.



We hope CFR podcasts will be an invaluable and convenient way for subscribers to build and sustain a deeper understanding of the world around them. Feedback on our podcasts can be directed to webmaster@cfr.org.