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January 16, 2020

U.S. Congress
Trump’s Impeachment Continues, China’s Mysterious Outbreak, and More

The impeachment of U.S. President Donald J. Trump transitions from the House to the Senate, China attempts to suppress a pneumonia-like outbreak ahead of Lunar New Year, and the annual meeting of the…

Podcast Impeachment

November 20, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
STEMinism

Women and girls are excluded from career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This gender gap is causing the world to lose out on “the genius of half the population,” ac…

Podcast Female astronaut in space suit gives thumbs up sign.

August 1, 2019

Asia
The ASEAN Summit, Congress’s August Recess, and More

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the ASEAN summit, Congress begins its August recess, and Muslims from around the world travel to Mecca for the hajj.

Podcast Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a news conference.

July 18, 2019

U.S. Congress
Debating the Debt Ceiling, Remembering the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus, and More

Congress attempts to strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Cyprus observes the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, and the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing is commemorated.

Podcast The U.S. Capitol Building

May 9, 2019

Iran Nuclear Agreement
Tensions Flare With Iran, a Showdown Between Congress and the White House, and More

Tensions between the United States and Iran flare, Hungary’s far-right prime minister visits the White House, and Congress and the Trump administration prepare for a showdown.

Podcast The White House

April 18, 2019

Immigration and Migration
TWNW Presents: The President’s Inbox on Trade and Immigration

Ted Alden joins Jim Lindsay to discuss trade and immigration policy after the congressional midterms. Ted is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Fore­­­ign Relations, specializing…

Podcast Central Americans en route to the United States walk along a highway in Mexico.

March 28, 2019

Ukraine
Ukraine’s Upcoming Election, U.S.-China Trade Talks, and More

Ukraine holds its sixth presidential election, U.S.-China trade talks resume, and Congress grapples with the ambitious Green New Deal.

Podcast A campaign poster for incumbent presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko in Kiev.

February 28, 2019

China
China's National People's Congress, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and More

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang opens the annual session of the National People’s Congress, and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner travels to the Middle East ahead of Israel’s general election.

Podcast Tea is served in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

January 18, 2019

United States
Congress and Foreign Policy with Chris Tuttle

Chris Tuttle joins James Lindsay to discuss the role that Congress plays in U.S. foreign policy.

Podcast Sen. Bob Corker , Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, walks out of a meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in the US Capitol on June 13, 2018 in Washington, DC.

January 17, 2019

United States
Trump's Third Year, Venezuelans Protest, and More

President Donald J. Trump begins his third year in office, political turmoil continues in Venezuela, and Brexit faces more challenges. 

Podcast Juan Guaido, President of Venezuela's National Assembly, raises his hand while he speaks during a gathering in Caracas, Venezuela January 16, 2019.