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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 8, 2018

Russia
Two Meaningful Anniversaries Are Marked, and the East Asia Summit Takes Place in Singapore

The 13th East Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I is commemorated, and the 29-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is marked. 

Podcast Tombstones outside the WWI memorial, as France prepares to mark the centennial commemoration of the First World War Armistice Day, near Verdun, France, November 7, 2018.

March 1, 2018

China
Podcast: Is China the Bully of Asia?

With over 5,000 years of history, modern China must be understood through the lens of its past. In his recent book, Bully of Asia: Why China's Dream is the New Threat to World Order, Steven Mosher ar…

Podcast Paramilitary policemen hold their fists in front of a flag of Communist Party of China as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the safety of the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), at a military base in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province November 5, 2012.

March 12, 2019

India
India-Pakistan Relations, With Alyssa Ayres

Alyssa Ayres, CFR senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, discusses India-Pakistan relations and the recent violence in Kashmir with Robert McMahon.

Podcast An Indian woman gestures to her relatives as she leaves a railway station in Lahore, Pakistan.

May 22, 2018

Donald Trump
Michael Fullilove and Herve Lemahieu on Power in Asia

Michael Fullilove and Herve Lemahieu join CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the Asian power landscape.

Podcast 20180522_TPI

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

February 28, 2018

Thailand
Podcast: The Race for Strategic Alliances in Southeast Asia

Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, Thailand occupies a crucial geopolitical space in the region and is a major gateway to ASEAN markets. For years, it has maintained a balancing act between the…

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. first lady Melania Trump greet Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha and his wife Naraporn Chan-o-Cha at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 2, 2017.

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.

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

January 29, 2016

China
Podcast: China’s Coming War with Asia

Jonathan Holslag, professor of international politics at the Free University of Brussels, in his terrific new book China’s Coming War with Asia puts forth the provocative thesis that war between Chin…

Podcast Chinese army actors