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December 14, 2016

Defense and Security
The Politics of Proliferation: A Conversation with Matthew Fuhrmann

I spoke with Matthew Fuhrmann, associate professor of political science at Texas A&M University, visiting associate professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperatio…

Podcast book cover

February 14, 2017

China
Podcast: China’s Unlikely Partners on the Road to Reform

Over the past forty years, the Chinese economy has undergone a striking transformation. In 1976, in the wake of Mao’s death and the Cultural Revolution, planned production and fixed pricing stifled m…

Podcast Cover: Harvard University Press

March 16, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Podcast: The End of the Asian Century?

Observers frequently characterize Asia as “emerging”, “ascendant”, or headed for an “inexorable rise”. But what if demographic, economic, and security trends are instead propelling the continent in a…

Podcast North Korean Troops

January 20, 2016

China
Podcast: Pivotal Countries, Alternate Futures

Uncertainty is at the heart of China today: uncertainty over its economic reforms, over its political situation, and over its ultimate foreign policy objectives. In this podcast, I interview New York…

Podcast Shanghai-Pudong

September 20, 2017

Asia
Podcast: Grand Strategy from the American Revolution to the Trump Administration

The Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy towards Asia, but what can it learn from the past?

Podcast Navy vessels of South Korea and the United States attend a joint military drill on the East Sea

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.

October 21, 2016

China
Podcast: Live From the Stockholm China Forum

Earlier this month in Washington, I had the pleasure of recording a live Asia Unbound podcast at the Stockholm China Forum with four outstanding Asia experts: Aaron Friedberg, professor of politics a…

Podcast Stockholm Forum 2016

August 15, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
TWNW Presents: Back-to-School Reading Special

In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re …

Podcast Afghan boys reading inside a mobile library bus in Kabul, Afghanistan.

October 23, 2019

United States
The Big Red Button

A U.S. president can launch a first-strike nuclear attack at any time and, according to the law, does not need to seek advice first. Some experts think that’s too much power to put in one person’s ha…

Podcast Ballistic missile being launched from the ocean.

November 20, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
STEMinism

Women and girls are excluded from career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This gender gap is causing the world to lose out on “the genius of half the population,” ac…

Podcast Female astronaut in space suit gives thumbs up sign.