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May 25, 2022

Economics
Grading Biden’s Foreign Policy for the Middle Class, With Heidi Crebo-Rediker

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, adjunct senior fellow at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to assess the Biden administration’s “worker-centric” foreign economic policies.

Podcast A worker makes final preparations after installing the motherboard on the reverse side of a 32-inch TV at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, South Carolina May 29, 2014.

May 19, 2022

U.S. Foreign Policy
Biden Visits Japan and South Korea, Annual World Health Assembly, and More

U.S. President Joe Biden visits Japan and South Korea, the seventy-fifth World Health Assembly takes place in Geneva, and Australians vote in a general election.

Podcast US President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport May 6, 2021, in Kenner, Louisiana.

May 17, 2022

Asia
President Biden’s Japan and South Korea Trip, With Sheila A. Smith and Scott A. Snyder

Sheila A. Smith, CFR’s John E. Merow senior fellow for Asia-Pacific studies, and Scott A. Snyder, senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at CFR, sit down wit…

Podcast U.S. President Joe Biden exits Air Force One before delivering remarks on infrastructure at the Portland Air National Guard Base on April 21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon.

May 10, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
The Middle East’s Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine, With Steven A. Cook

Steven A. Cook, CFR’s Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies and director of the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars, sits down w…

Podcast A girl holds a sign as she attends a rally in support of Ukraine, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at Safra Square in Jerusalem, February 28, 2022.

May 3, 2022

U.S. Foreign Policy
U.S. Policy Toward Russia, With Derek H. Chollet

Derek H. Chollet, Counselor of the U.S. Department of State, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the Biden administration’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Podcast US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting, in Geneva, on January 21, 2022.

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.

April 19, 2022

Democracy
The Future of Diverse Democracies, With Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk, senior fellow at CFR and professor of the practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the challenges that ethnically, racia…

Podcast Commuters pass through Grand Central Terminal during morning rush hour December 19, 2005 in New York City. Transit workers continue to negotiate a contract with the Metropolitan Transit Authority while saying a system-wide strike will occur if an agreement is not reached by 12:01 a.m. tonight.

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.

March 2, 2022

Ukraine
Perspective on Ukraine, With Richard Haass

In this special episode, Why It Matters sits down with CFR President Richard Haass to ask the basic questions about the war in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s frame of mind, and his threa…

Podcast Russian service members walk past BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles during tactical combat exercises

February 16, 2022

Climate Change
Batteries Not Included

The world is moving toward electric vehicles and clean energy, but a green future doesn’t depend on wind turbines, solar panels, and Teslas alone. It will also require a vast supply of advanced batte…

Podcast Lithium Brine