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November 15, 2018

Immigration and Migration
Trade and Immigration after the Midterms

Ted Alden joins Jim Lindsay to discuss trade and immigration policy after the Congressional midterms. 

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September 27, 2018

NAFTA
U.S.-Canada Trade Deadline Looms, and Iraqi Kurdistan Holds Parliamentary Elections

A deadline looms for U.S.-Canadian trade talks, Iraqi Kurds hold parliamentary elections, and the U.S. government's fiscal year comes to a close.  

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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.

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April 5, 2018

Hungary
April 5, 2018

Hungarians vote in presidential elections, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress regarding data privacy concerns.  

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February 22, 2018

Diplomacy and International Institutions
February 22, 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits the White House, the UN Human Rights Council convenes in Geneva, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces scrutiny over his department’s budget.

Podcast UN_Human Rights Council

February 1, 2018

Global
February 1, 2018

Rex Tillerson visits South America, Congress debates releasing the Nunes memo, and the surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris terror attacks goes on trial in Belgium.

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January 16, 2018

United States
Richard N. Haass on Trump's First Year

Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, joins James M. Lindsay to assess President Donald J. Trump's first year in office.

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January 18, 2018

Donald Trump
January 18, 2018

The Trump administration marks its first full year in office, the African Union Summit convenes in Ethiopia, and a sixth round of NAFTA talks continues in Canada.

Podcast President Trump in Oval Office

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 …

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November 30, 2017

Global
November 30, 2017

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Greece, the IOC decides on Russia's eligibility to participate in the next Olympic games, and Congress approaches the deadline for a spending bill.

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