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October 31, 2017

South Korea
Podcast: A Shrimp and Two Whales

In a half century, South Korea has transformed itself from an impoverished, war torn country into a thriving, soft power giant known for its cars, cell phones, and cosmetics. The New Koreans: The Sto…

Podcast An employee walks past a logo of Samsung C&T Corp at the company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, July 16, 2015.

May 30, 2017

China
Podcast: Hollywood Made in China

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Aynne Kokas, assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and author of the penetrating Hollywood Made in China, explores what happens when …

Podcast Hollywood-Made-in-China

January 30, 2017

Asia
Podcast: A Great Place to Have a War

While Vietnam and Cambodia loom large in American memories of the Vietnam War, neighboring Laos recedes into the background. But during the 1960s and 1970s, the tiny, landlocked nation was the site o…

Podcast Laos Monk Unexploded Bombs US Vietnam War

January 12, 2017

North Korea
Podcast: North Korea’s Information Underground

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Jieun Baek, author of North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society, tells the story of the outlawed political…

Podcast north-korea-balloon-leaflets

November 15, 2016

Japan
Podcast: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Robert Boynton, the author of The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project, takes us inside Pyongyang’s strange and sinister progra…

Podcast The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project

October 12, 2016

India
Podcast: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young

Over the course of the next decade, one million Indians are predicted to turn eighteen each month and India will be the youngest nation on earth by 2020. These young people are making new demands on …

Podcast Hope and Fury Among India's Young

October 5, 2016

China
Podcast: Young Lives in New China

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Alec Ash, author of Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China, gives of glimpse of today’s China through the varied stories of its young adults. Ash beautifully pro…

Podcast Young Lives in New China

August 22, 2016

Defense and Security
Civil-Military Relations: A Conversation with Kori Schake

Today I spoke with Kori Schake, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. We spoke about her new book co-edited with Jim Mattis, Warriors and Citizens: American Views of our M…

Podcast Warriers and Citizens

June 16, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special

In this special edition, CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow Elizabeth Saunders start off the summer with a list of books…

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