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February 8, 2018

Podcast 20180206_TPI Andrew Zimbalist on Costs of the Olympics

Andrew Zimbalist, the Robert A. Woods professor of economics at Smith College, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the political and economic costs of hosting the Olympics.

December 5, 2017

Podcast People release doves as a symbol of peace at the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead in Tokyo August 15, 2012, on the anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II. Episode 7: New Voices in the Struggle Over History

Professor Celeste Arrington looks at the recent rise of activist citizen movements in Japan and South Korea and how they have changed the conversation over war memory in both countries.

December 7, 2017

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Podcast Peacekeepers Reuben Brigety on Security in Africa

CFR's Reuben Brigety and Robert McMahon examine African peace and security issues.

December 6, 2017

Podcast Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe salutes Japan's national flag as he reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces troops during an annual ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka on October 27, 2013. Episode 8: The Character of Japanese Nationalism

Professor Thomas Berger examines the causes and constituencies of Japan’s contrasting nationalisms and how they interact with the national identities of Japan’s neighbors.

December 2, 2017

Podcast People hold placards during a protest against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security-related legislation outside the parliament building in Tokyo on July 16, 2015. Introduction to Part 2 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia

CFR Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Sheila A. Smith introduces episodes 5-8 of Nationalism, Japan, and a Changing Asia.

October 31, 2017

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

September 7, 2017

Podcast 20170907_TWNW The World Next Week: September 7, 2017

The UN Security Council debates new sanctions against North Korea, the United States marks sixteen years since the September 11 terror attacks, and Hurricane Irma heads for the U.S. mainland.

October 19, 2017

Podcast 20171019_TWNW October 19, 2017

A snap election takes place in Japan, the U.S. military holds evacuation drills in South Korea, and Kenya prepares for a rerun of its disputed presidential election.

September 20, 2017

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

August 17, 2017

Podcast 20170817_TWNW The World Next Week: August 17, 2017

U.S. and South Korean forces hold war games on the Korean Peninsula and North Americans view a solar eclipse.