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June 12, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay, and Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose start off the summer with a list of books that they will be readi…

August 7, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: August 7, 2014

Turkey holds presidential elections; the fortieth anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation is marked; and Russian president Vladimir Putin goes to Crimea.

November 4, 2016

Asia
Podcast: The Changing Face of Myanmar

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Richard Cockett, former Southeast Asia correspondent for the Economist and author of Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma, weaves a vivid narrative …

Podcast The Changing Face of Myanmar

January 13, 2017

United States
The President's Inbox: Inauguration Day

CFR President Richard N. Haass, Director of Studies James M. Lindsay, and CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon examine the world that President-Elect Donald Trump will inherit on Inauguration Day.

Podcast President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wave to the crowds during the 58th U.S. Presidential Inauguration.

February 10, 2017

Japan
U.S.-Japan Relations

CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Sheila Smith examine President Donald J. Trump's priorities on the U.S.-Japan economic and security alliance.

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walk to their joint press conference at the White House on February 10, 2017.

April 26, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Security and Politics in Central Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Richard Moncrieff and EJ Hogendoorn of the International Crisis Group. The podcast addresses some of the many political and security…

Podcast Protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

November 2, 2017

Japan
Introduction to Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia

CFR Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Sheila A. Smith introduces the first four episodes of this new podcast series focusing on Northeast Asian nationalisms, Japan, and the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Podcast Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force tanks take part in an annual training session with Mount Fuji in the background at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, Japan August 24, 2017

December 4, 2017

Japan
Episode 6: Japan's Diverse Nationalists

Professor Nathaniel Smith explains who makes up the “new right” movement and how it differs ideologically from more established right-wing groups in Japan.

Podcast Members of the nationalist movement "Ganbare Nippon" march with Japanese national flags while paying tribute to the war dead near Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo August 15, 2013.

December 2, 2017

Japan
Introduction to Part 2 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia

CFR Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Sheila A. Smith introduces episodes 5-8 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia.

Podcast People hold placards during a protest against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security-related legislation outside the parliament building in Tokyo on July 16, 2015.

February 8, 2018

Economics
Andrew Zimbalist on Costs of the Olympics

Andrew Zimbalist, the Robert A. Woods professor of economics at Smith College, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the political and economic costs of hosting the Olympics.

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