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March 12, 2020

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
WHO Declares Coronavirus Pandemic, Global Markets Falter, and More

The World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, countries brace for a severe economic downturn, and the Afghan peace process confronts major obstacles.

Podcast Medical staff in protective gear work at a 'drive-thru' testing center for the novel coronavirus disease of COVID-19 in Yeungnam University Medical Center in Daegu, South Korea.

January 9, 2020

Iran
Soleimani’s Killing, U.S.-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal, and More

Tensions between the United States and Iran escalate after the killing of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, Washington and Beijing finalize their “Phase One” trade deal, and Taiwan holds a pivot…

Podcast Soleimani

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 Unmanned military drone flying in the sky.

December 18, 2019

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Prescription for Disaster

Antibiotics have saved untold millions of lives, but bacteria are learning to outsmart them at alarming rates. Projections show that by 2050, ten million people could die each year from antibiotic-re…

Podcast Doctors in surgery scrubs look downward.

March 15, 2018

Russia
March 15, 2018

Susan Glasser, Chief International Affairs Correspondent at POLITICO, discusses upcoming Russian elections and the rise of targeted disinformation campaigns.

Podcast Russian_Election_Rally

January 25, 2018

Global
January 25, 2018

Russia, Iran, and Turkey meet to discuss Syria, President Donald J. Trump makes two major addresses, and trade negotiations resume between European and Latin American blocs.

Podcast 20180125_Twnw

January 11, 2018

Trade
January 11, 2018

The Trump administration is due to make major trade decisions and human rights come under a spotlight with two new reports.

Podcast Rohingya refugee camp

February 28, 2018

Thailand
Podcast: The Race for Strategic Alliances in Southeast Asia

Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, Thailand occupies a crucial geopolitical space in the region and is a major gateway to ASEAN markets. For years, it has maintained a balancing act between the…

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. first lady Melania Trump greet Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha and his wife Naraporn Chan-o-Cha at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 2, 2017.

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