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July 7, 2020

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Global Challenges and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy, With Ambassador Frank G. Wisner

Ambassador Frank G. Wisner, international affairs advisor at the law firm Squire Patton Boggs, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the role diplomacy plays in confronting some of the challenge…

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump toasts during a luncheon hosted by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres (C) for world leaders.

May 5, 2020

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Epidemics in World History, With Frank M. Snowden

Frank M. Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick professor emeritus of history and history of medicine at Yale University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how epidemics have shaped world history. Sn…

Podcast A lab technician prepares a medium to grow a virus at the Eijkman Institute, one of the only two facilities in Indonesia capable of diagnosing Zika, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

July 1, 2020

Political History and Theory
Living in History

Whether you think we are making history or repeating it, it’s safe to say we are living in a historic time. In this episode, Why It Matters asks three historians to weigh in on how to use the past to…

Podcast Hong Kong protester reads book while sitting

March 4, 2019

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Election, With John Campbell

John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria and Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the recent election in Nigeria.

Podcast Supporters of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano.

March 28, 2018

Kenya
The Poor State of Kenyan Politics

We discuss the current state of Kenya's politics, focusing primarily on the Kenyatta-Odinga family relationship dating back to Kenyan independence, and the contrasts between how ethnicity is portrayed in everyday life versus how it is portrayed in politics. 

Podcast Kenya-Politics-Kenyatta-Odinga-Reconcile

January 23, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa
Vigilante Groups and Counterinsurgencies in Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Ned Dalby, a senior research analyst with International Crisis Group and lead contributor to the new report Double-Edged Sword: Vigi…

Podcast Sierra-Leone-Kamajors-Vigilante-Counterinsurgency-Africa

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 …

Podcast South-Africa-Port-Elizabeth-Nelson-Mandela-Bay

October 3, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Range Wars in Nigeria's Middle Belt

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Bukola Ademola-Adelehin of Search for Common Ground and EJ Hogendoorn of International Crisis Group to discuss their respective orga…

Podcast Nigeria-Fulani-Cattle-Middle-Belt-Violence

August 10, 2017

Donald Trump
Trump and Africa

CFR's John Campbell and Robert McMahon examine U.S. foreign policy in Africa.

Podcast CFR's John Campbell and Robert McMahon examine U.S. foreign policy in Africa.

June 1, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Love, Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times. The podcast discusses Jeffrey’s new book, Love, Africa, and his experience covering politic…

Podcast Hartebeests graze outside of Nairobi, Kenya.