31 Results for:

March 4, 2019

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Election, With John Campbell

John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria and Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the recent election in Nigeria.

Podcast Supporters of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano.

April 23, 2019

Peacekeeping
Navigating Post–Cold War Peace, With Michael Mandelbaum

Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter professor emeritus of American foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with Jim Lindsay to discuss the era of peace that directly followed the Co…

Podcast An Iranian woman supporting former prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi.

June 10, 2016

China
Podcast: The Life and Death of John Birch

When most Americans hear the name John Birch, they immediately think of the John Birch Society: an anticommunist, right-wing advocacy group that flourished in the 1950s and 60s. But who was John Birc…

Podcast The Life and Death of John Birch

January 11, 2019

Europe
Europe's Direction in 2019

Matthias Matthijs joins Jim Lindsay to discuss Europe in 2019.

Podcast Protesters wearing yellow vests clash with police during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Nantes, France, December 22, 2018.

January 3, 2019

United States
Conflicts to Watch in 2019

Paul Stares joins Jim Lindsay to forecast the conflicts of 2019.

Podcast A sailor inspects atop an FA-18 hornet fighter jet during a routine training aboard US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in the South China sea on April 10, 2018.

May 16, 2016

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Arati Prabhakar and John Launchbury

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Arati Prabhakar, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and John Launchbury, Director of the Informatio…

Podcast The autonomous ship "Sea Hunter", developed by DARPA, is shown docked in Portland, Oregon after its christening ceremony, April 7, 2016. (Steve Dipaola/Reuters)

March 28, 2018

Kenya
The Poor State of Kenyan Politics

We discuss the current state of Kenya's politics, focusing primarily on the Kenyatta-Odinga family relationship dating back to Kenyan independence, and the contrasts between how ethnicity is portrayed in everyday life versus how it is portrayed in politics. 

Podcast Kenya-Politics-Kenyatta-Odinga-Reconcile

February 22, 2018

Grand Strategy
Hal Brands on Grand Strategy

Hal Brands, the Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss grand st…

Podcast 20180222_TPI

January 23, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa
Vigilante Groups and Counterinsurgencies in Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Ned Dalby, a senior research analyst with International Crisis Group and lead contributor to the new report Double-Edged Sword: Vigi…

Podcast Sierra-Leone-Kamajors-Vigilante-Counterinsurgency-Africa

January 16, 2018

South Africa
"State Capture" in South Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Crispian Olver, a former senior South African government official, member of the African National Congress (ANC), and author of the …

Podcast South-Africa-Port-Elizabeth-Nelson-Mandela-Bay