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June 20, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
TWNW Presents: The President’s Inbox on Xi Jinping

CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and James M. Lindsay discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S.-China relations. (This is a rebroadcast of an episode of The President’s Inbox, another podcast produced …

Podcast 20190620_TWNW

February 26, 2019

United States
The Second Trump-Kim Summit, With Sue Mi Terry

Sue Mi Terry, senior fellow for Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the second summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and No…

Podcast Kim Jong-un arrives in Lang Son, Vietnam.

April 1, 2019

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
NATO Turns Seventy, With Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo H. Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, discusses the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with James M. Lindsay ahead of its seventieth anniversary on April 4.

Podcast NATO leaders pose for a photo in Brussels.

November 5, 2017

Japan
Episode 3: The Divide Between Japan and South Korea

Professor Yoshihide Soeya describes how Japanese society has grappled with this complex bilateral relationship and how the new Korean administration might change the equation for Japan. 

Podcast South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sit at the start at the start of the "retreat meeting" on the first day of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017.

February 21, 2019

North Korea
Trump-Kim Summit Preparations, Conflict in Kashmir, and More

U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet in Hanoi for a second summit, tensions between India and Pakistan escalate, and the Ninety-First Academy Awards are held in Hol…

Podcast Demonstrators shout during a protest in Jammu and Kashmir.

February 14, 2019

United States
President Trump’s Border Deal, Nigeria’s Presidential Election, and More

The United States could face another government shutdown, Nigeria holds a presidential election, and U.S. and North Korean officials discuss holding a second summit.

Podcast Supporters of the People's Democratic Party attend a rally in Lagos, Nigeria.

March 21, 2019

Thailand
Thai Hold an Election, Kosovars Commemorate NATO’s War, and More

Thailand conducts its first general election since the 2014 military coup, and Kosovo commemorates twenty years since the end of the war.

Podcast A woman casts her early vote in Bangkok.

February 28, 2019

China
China's National People's Congress, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and More

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang opens the annual session of the National People’s Congress, and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner travels to the Middle East ahead of Israel’s general election.

Podcast Tea is served in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

January 30, 2019

Syria
Next Steps in Syria With Mona Yacoubian

Mona Yacoubian, senior advisor for Syria, Middle East, and North Africa at the United States Institute for Peace, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the Trump administration's plans to withdraw troops…

Podcast U.S. military vehicles drive through northern Syrian city of Manbij, December 30, 2018.

January 24, 2019

Syria
UN Security Council Debates Syria, U.S.-China Trade Talks, and More

The UN Security Council debates the humanitarian crisis in Syria, U.S.-China trade talks continue in Washington, and the United States and South Korea work to renew a military cost-sharing deal.

Podcast Residents return to their villages after Kurdish fighters retake territory from the Islamic State in Ras al-Ain, May 13, 2015.