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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.

Podcast DRC-Kabila-Elections-Protest-Opposition

March 22, 2018

United States
Mara Karlin on National Defense

Mara Karlin, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the 2018 National Defense Strategy report.

Podcast Jim Mattis congressional testimony

January 11, 2018

Trade
January 11, 2018

The Trump administration is due to make major trade decisions and human rights come under a spotlight with two new reports.

Podcast Rohingya refugee camp

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

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

Energy and Environment
The World Next Week: August 10, 2017

The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Podcast Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the Chinese delegation at a UN Security Council meeting in April

March 8, 2017

Russia
A New U.S. Strategy for Russia? A Conversation with Kimberly Marten

While policymakers continued to struggle with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election, I sat down with Professor Kimberly Marten to talk about how the Trump administration can effecti…

Podcast Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to servicemen during a training exercise at the Donguz testing range in Orenburg region, Russia, September 19, 2015

January 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ending the South Sudan Civil War: A Conversation with Kate Almquist Knopf

Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, is the author of a recent Center for Preventive Action report on Ending South Sudan’s Civi…

Podcast South Sudan CSR

January 12, 2017

North Korea
Podcast: North Korea’s Information Underground

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Jieun Baek, author of North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society, tells the story of the outlawed political…

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November 22, 2016

Cybersecurity
Thinking About Long-Term Cybersecurity: A Conversation With Steven Weber and Betsy Cooper

I had a fascinating conversation with Professor Steven Weber and Dr. Betsy Cooper of the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC). We discussed several scenarios that CLTC developed that…

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