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May 13, 2022

Religion
The Power of the Pope

For the past two thousand years, the pope has been a major player in global affairs. He is frequently called upon to act as a peace broker, a mediator, an advocate, and an influencer; and with over 1…

Podcast The pope looks out at a large crowd at Vatican City

March 4, 2021

China
China Convenes Annual People’s Congress, Pope Francis Travels to Iraq, and More

China’s national legislature and its top political advisory body meet in tandem, Pope Francis travels to Iraq as the country deals with COVID-19 and security concerns, and International Women’s Day i…

Podcast Deputies wearing face masks attend the second plenary meeting of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People on May 25, 2020 in Beijing, China.

May 26, 2022

United States
Blinken’s China Strategy Speech, Colombia’s Presidential Election, and More

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveils the Biden administration’s China strategy, Colombians go to the polls for a presidential election, and Foreign Affairs magazine debuts its first podcast…

Podcast A family rides a motorcycle under a banner depicting Colombian presidential candidate for the Pacto Historico coalition Gustavo Petro and his running mate Francia Marquez, in her native town Suarez, Cauca department, Colombia, on May 25, 2022.

January 13, 2016

China
Podcast: China and the West: Hope and Fear in the Age of Asia

Three years into Xi Jinping’s tenure as president of China, the world is still grasping for an understanding of who he is and where he is leading the country. Dutch journalist Fokke Obbema takes us i…

Podcast Chinese band great hall

April 27, 2022

Russia
Update on Ukraine, With Richard Haass

In this special episode, Why It Matters follows up with CFR President Richard Haass to hear his insights on the war in Ukraine.

Podcast A view shows a theatre building destroyed in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine

March 17, 2022

Climate Change
Climate Adaptation: Rising Tides in Coastal Cities

The world is already witnessing the effects of climate change. One inescapable and irreversible consequence is sea-level rise, which could destroy coastal cities. How will the world adapt to rising t…

Podcast Yellow taxi cabs submerged in floodwaters

October 3, 2017

China
Podcast: What the West Doesn't Understand About China's Economy—A Lot!

Rising debt, lagging growth, and widespread corruption are usually considered detrimental to a country’s economy. However, in this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Asia prog…

Podcast An employee counts Yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui August 3, 2010.

April 26, 2022

Wars and Conflict
Africa’s Reaction to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, With Ebenezer Obadare

Ebenezer Obadare, Douglas Dillon senior fellow for Africa studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how African countries are responding to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Podcast South African sand sculptor Sithembiso Buthelezi gives the final touches showing a message calling for peace between Ukraine and Russia on the North beach in Durban, on February 27, 2022.

December 16, 2021

Global
Does World Order Have a Future?

CNN Host Fareed Zakaria and Richard Haass examine the concept of “world order” and what to do to promote it in an age of revived great-power rivalry and global challenges.

Podcast World Globe

April 12, 2022

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
The Future of NATO, With Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo H. Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what the Russian invasion of Ukraine means for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (N…

Podcast A man holds a NATO flag near the Royal Castle ahead of a speech by US president Joe Biden on March 26, 2022 in Warsaw, Poland.