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September 9, 2019

New Zealand
New Zealand’s View of a Changing Asia

David Capie explains how New Zealand’s perception of China has changed and how it is adjusting to uncertainty over the United States’ vision for Asia.

Podcast New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and China's Premier Li Keqiang attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, April 1, 2019.

September 18, 2019

Japan
A Changing United States and Japan

The United States has become more inward-focused and nationalistic, but as Toshihiro Nakayama argues, Japan does not have a back-up plan to its alliance with the United States.

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019.

September 19, 2019

Climate Change
Climate Change Protests, Middle East Upheaval, and More

Climate change activists around the world are protesting during the Global Week of Action; tensions between Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States continue to rise; and U.S. President Donald J. Tr…

Podcast Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at a European Parliament plenary session.

February 12, 2020

Technology and Innovation
Dimming the Sky

As climate change accelerates, some scientists are researching ways to alter our climate to slow down warming. But the method, called solar geoengineering, comes with some serious risks. 

Podcast Dimming the Sky

January 15, 2020

Technology and Innovation
Robots That Kill

Militaries around the world are designing artificial intelligence–powered weapons that could one day make their own decisions about who to target. The technology could change the scope of warfare, bu…

Podcast Killer Robots

December 2, 2017

Japan
Introduction to Part 2 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia

CFR Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Sheila A. Smith introduces episodes 5-8 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia.

Podcast People hold placards during a protest against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security-related legislation outside the parliament building in Tokyo on July 16, 2015.

November 2, 2017

Japan
Introduction to Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia

CFR Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Sheila A. Smith introduces the first four episodes of this new podcast series focusing on Northeast Asian nationalisms, Japan, and the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Podcast Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force tanks take part in an annual training session with Mount Fuji in the background at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, Japan August 24, 2017

December 19, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
The World Next Year: Looking Ahead to 2020

Hosts James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Paul B. Stares to forecast the coming year’s international challenges and developments.

Podcast Protest

December 12, 2019

Afghanistan War
The Afghanistan Papers, Trade Talks, and More

U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue amid the release of “The Afghanistan Papers,” the trade feud between the United States and China goes on as the House of Representatives faces an important vote on t…

Podcast Afghanistan

November 4, 2016

Asia
Podcast: The Changing Face of Myanmar

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Richard Cockett, former Southeast Asia correspondent for the Economist and author of Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma, weaves a vivid narrative …

Podcast The Changing Face of Myanmar