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May 16, 2019

Australia
Elections in Australia, the European Union, and Beyond

In this special episode, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon discuss upcoming parliamentary elections in Australia and the European Union, as well as India’s six-week-long election, which is drawing …

Podcast Australians at the polls.

January 10, 2019

United States
The World Bank Searches for New Leadership, and Detroit Hosts Auto Show

The World Bank searches for a new president after Jim Yong Kim resigns, and Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show.

Podcast World Bank President Jim Yong Kim makes remarks during a press briefing to open the the IMF and World Bank's 2017 Annual Spring Meetings in Washington, U.S. April 20, 2017

April 11, 2019

United Kingdom
Brexit’s Next Six Months, With Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallaby, senior fellow for international economics at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the Brexit extension and Theresa May’s next six months.

Podcast British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after holding a news conference to discuss Brexit.

October 11, 2018

United Nations
The United States Searches for a New UN Ambassador and Indonesia Hosts IMF-World Bank Annual Summit

The United States searches for a new ambassador to the UN, Indonesia hosts an IMF-World Bank summit, and the German state of Bavaria holds elections.

Podcast 20181011_TWNW

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.

January 11, 2019

Europe
Europe's Direction in 2019

Matthias Matthijs joins Jim Lindsay to discuss Europe in 2019.

Podcast Protesters wearing yellow vests clash with police during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Nantes, France, December 22, 2018.

November 15, 2018

United Kingdom
Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.  …

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union on September 21, 2018.

September 6, 2018

United States
The 2008 Financial Crisis Ten Years Later With Adam Tooze

Adam Tooze, the Shelby Cullom Davis chair of history at Columbia University and director of the European Institute, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss how the 2008 financial crisis affected the world …

Podcast 20180906_TPI

August 2, 2018

European Union
Brexit Deliberations Continue and New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Take Effect

Brexit negotiations continue between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, new U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, and Japan commemorates the seventy-third anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and N…

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and France's President Emmanuel Macron at a joint press conference in January 2018.

July 12, 2018

Donald Trump
Trump Meets With Putin and Trade Talks Commence Between EU and China

U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a summit in Helsinki, and China and the EU consider closer trade relations.

Podcast President Trump speaks with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, in 2017.