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June 10, 2016

China
Podcast: The Life and Death of John Birch

When most Americans hear the name John Birch, they immediately think of the John Birch Society: an anticommunist, right-wing advocacy group that flourished in the 1950s and 60s. But who was John Birc…

Podcast The Life and Death of John Birch

December 8, 2016

China
Podcast: Xi Jinping’s Team of Rivals

“Sometimes if you want to purge a leader, start with his mishu [secretary].” Cheng Li, director of the Brookings Institution’s John L. Thornton China Center, is one of the last true practitioners of …

Podcast xi-jinping-li-keqiang-team-of-rivals

April 19, 2017

Financial Markets
Politics in Jacob Zuma's South Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell and Allen Grane catch up with Simon Freemantle, senior political economist at Standard Bank Research. Recorded days before President Jacob Zuma'…

Podcast SA-Zuma Turmoil

May 3, 2017

Nigeria
UN Humanitarian Operations in Nigeria

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Edward Kallon and Peter Lundberg, of the United Nations. The podcast discusses the vast humanitarian challenges facing the Lake Chad…

Podcast Two people walk past World Food Program tents in Northern Nigeria.

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.

June 15, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special 2017

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Lemmon start off the summer with a list of books tha…

Podcast Book open on a beach

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.

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

November 9, 2017

Donald Trump
Presidential War Powers

CFR's John B. Bellinger III joins James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine the Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Podcast TPI_11_09_2017

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