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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 A hazy sky above the clouds where solar geoengineering could occur.

January 17, 2020

Asia
Podcast: Samm Sacks on Data Governance and Great Power Rivalry

The United States and China increasingly seem locked in a technological rivalry that may determine much of the twenty-first century’s security and prosperity. The outcome of that competition could be shaped by how the two countries and their allies decide to manage the vast amounts of data generated by the modern digital economy. Samm Sacks, cybersecurity policy and China digital economy fellow at New America, discusses these issues and many more with Stephen A. Schwarzman Senior Fellow for Asia Studies Mira Rapp-Hooper in the latest episode of the Asia Unbound podcast series.

Podcast

May 9, 2019

Iran Nuclear Agreement
Tensions Flare With Iran, a Showdown Between Congress and the White House, and More

Tensions between the United States and Iran flare, Hungary’s far-right prime minister visits the White House, and Congress and the Trump administration prepare for a showdown.

Podcast The White House

April 11, 2019

Libya
Tripoli Violence, Brexit’s Extension, and More

The United Nations postpones a conference in Libya as the battle for Tripoli continues, Theresa May narrowly avoids a no-deal Brexit, and Indonesia holds a general election.

Podcast Libyan National Army members, commanded by Khalifa Haftar, pose for a picture.

April 11, 2019

United Kingdom
Brexit’s Next Six Months, With Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallaby, senior fellow for international economics at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the Brexit extension and Theresa May’s next six months.

Podcast British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after holding a news conference to discuss Brexit.

March 7, 2019

United Kingdom
Brexit Day Suspense, Iran-Iraq Trade Talks, and More

The British Parliament is set to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal ahead of a looming deadline, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits Baghdad for the first time in his te…

Podcast Anti-Brexit protesters shout outside Downing Street in London.

January 28, 2019

Donald Trump
TPI Replay: Priorities for Afghanistan with Zalmay Khalilzad

Zalmay Khalilzad, the current Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation at the State Department, recently announced a potential framework for a peace deal between the United States and Af…

Podcast A U.S. soldier keeps watch at an Afghan National Army base in Afghanistan.

December 6, 2018

United Kingdom
May's Brexit Deal Faces Defeat and the UN Urges a Global Migrant Compact

Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

Podcast 20181206_TWNW

November 15, 2018

United Kingdom
Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.  …

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union on September 21, 2018.

August 2, 2018

European Union
Brexit Deliberations Continue and New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Take Effect

Brexit negotiations continue between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, new U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, and Japan commemorates the seventy-third anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and N…

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and France's President Emmanuel Macron at a joint press conference in January 2018.