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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.

January 11, 2019

Europe
Europe's Direction in 2019

Matthias Matthijs joins Jim Lindsay to discuss Europe in 2019.

Podcast Protesters wearing yellow vests clash with police during a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Nantes, France, December 22, 2018.

January 3, 2019

United States
Conflicts to Watch in 2019

Paul Stares joins Jim Lindsay to forecast the conflicts of 2019.

Podcast A sailor inspects atop an FA-18 hornet fighter jet during a routine training aboard US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in the South China sea on April 10, 2018.

October 17, 2017

China
Podcast: Will China Achieve Its Asian Dream?

Editor Tom Miller discusses China’s growing investment footprint across Asia under Xi Jinping, whose “Chinese Dream” may ultimately be one of regional dominance.

Podcast A general view of the "Colombo Port City" construction site, which is backed by Chinese investment, is seen in Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 9, 2016.

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)

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

April 30, 2018

China
Podcast: A New Era Dawns in Xi Jinping’s China

Under President Xi Jinping, China’s era of opening up and reform has drawn to an end, and a new era—one marked by the consolidation of power under Xi himself—has dawned. In his new book, End of an Er…

Podcast hinese President Xi Jinping leaves after the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018.

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

February 22, 2018

Grand Strategy
Hal Brands on Grand Strategy

Hal Brands, the Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss grand st…

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