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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

March 21, 2017

Nigeria
Health Scare in Nigeria: President Muhammadu Buhari

In this episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell and Allen Grane discuss Muhammadu Buhari’s recent extended vacation to the United Kingdom.

Podcast Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari returns from a medical trip in London at the Nigeria Airforce Base in Kaduna, Nigeria, March 10, 2017. (Reuters/Stringer)

March 3, 2017

Nigeria
The Lake Chad Crisis

In this episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell is joined by the International Crisis Group’s Nnamdi Obasi, Hans De Marie Heungoup, and EJ Hogendoorn. The group discusses the…

Podcast People wash clothes in a dry riverbed in Maroua, Cameroon

February 23, 2017

Nigeria
Update on Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya

In the second episode of the Africa in Transition Podcast series John Campbell and Allen Grane discuss developments across the continent. The topics discussed include: Nigerian President Muhammadu Bu…

Podcast Update on Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya

February 15, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa and The New Administration

Africa in Transition announces a new podcast series. For our inaugural effort the CFR Africa program’s own John Campbell and Allen Grane discuss the United States’ policy priorities in Africa and wha…

Podcast U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit

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

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

May 16, 2016

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Arati Prabhakar and John Launchbury

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Arati Prabhakar, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and John Launchbury, Director of the Informatio…

Podcast The autonomous ship "Sea Hunter", developed by DARPA, is shown docked in Portland, Oregon after its christening ceremony, April 7, 2016. (Steve Dipaola/Reuters)

August 6, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: August 6, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Cuba; Vietnam’s prime minister visits Malaysia and Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb blasts.

July 30, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: July 30, 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Gulf leaders; the first Republican presidential debate is held and the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait is marked.