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June 24, 2015

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.

Podcast Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

June 20, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo
Scene Setter for Planned December Election in DRC

Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.

Podcast DRC-Kabila-Elections-Protest-Opposition

February 2, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: February 2, 2017

Tensions flare in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Senate votes on President Trump's Cabinet nominees, and the anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty signing is observed.

December 1, 2016

Japan
Podcast: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

Harvard Professor Joseph Nye once said that “security is like oxygen: you do not tend to notice it until you begin to lose it.” Alliances also often function like oxygen, with the security and stabil…

Podcast The Origins the American Alliance System in Asia

August 18, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: August 18, 2016

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden visits Turkey, Ukraine marks twenty five years as an independent nation, and the Rio Olympics come to an end.

October 21, 2016

China
Podcast: Live From the Stockholm China Forum

Earlier this month in Washington, I had the pleasure of recording a live Asia Unbound podcast at the Stockholm China Forum with four outstanding Asia experts: Aaron Friedberg, professor of politics a…

Podcast Stockholm Forum 2016

October 1, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: October 1, 2015

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee reviews Afghanistan, Trans-Pacific Partnership talks wrap up in Atlanta, and Germany marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of its reunification. 

April 30, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: April 30, 2015

The U.S. Senate may vote on legislation to review the Iran nuclear deal; Nepal recovers from its earthquake; and the UK holds general elections.

April 9, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: April 9, 2015

The Prime Minister of Iraq visits the White House; the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses the Iran nuclear deal; and the World Bank and International Monetary Fund hold meetings.

March 19, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: Cybersecurity Edition

The Senate Armed Services Committee discusses the U.S. Cyber Command budget; China debates its draft anti-terrorism law and a bill on cyber threat data sharing moves forward in U.S. Congress.