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October 6, 2015

China
Podcast: Unmade in China: The Real Challenge China Poses to the United States

Discussions of the challenges that China’s economy poses to the United States tend to center on issues such as currency devaluation, market access, and cyber-espionage. No doubt these all matter, but…

Podcast China chicken factory

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

November 4, 2016

Asia
Podcast: The Changing Face of Myanmar

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Richard Cockett, former Southeast Asia correspondent for the Economist and author of Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma, weaves a vivid narrative …

Podcast The Changing Face of Myanmar

March 11, 2020

COVID-19
Coronavirus

The worldwide spread of the new coronavirus has pulled back the curtain on the vulnerabilities of our interconnected world. Now we are left asking some basic questions. What lessons have we learned s…

Podcast Men in hazmat suits dealing with coronavirus.

January 19, 2021

Russia
Russia

There is no country quite like Russia. Despite having a relatively small economy, it has been able to maintain global influence through a range of unconventional tactics. How has Vladimir Putin playe…

Podcast Photo of the Kremlin in Moscow in the evening.

December 19, 2014

Global
The World Next Year: 2015

In 2015: low oil prices affect economies worldwide; a new dawn begins for Afghanistan and Pakistan; tough economic times might have political repercussions; and a global debate intensifies over techn…

Podcast

January 6, 2021

China
China’s Starring Role in Hollywood

What does it take to make a Hollywood blockbuster? Movie stars? A great script? How about approval from the Chinese government? In this episode, two guests explore the surprising role of Chinese cens…

Podcast People in a theater wearing 3d glasses

December 4, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: December 4, 2014

U.S. Congress reaches a budget deadline; assessing Putin's state of the union speech; and Algeria hosts the 2014 Oil and Gas summit. 

Podcast

January 14, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: January 14, 2016

OPEC meets amid plunging oil prices, Taiwan holds elections and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank meets in Beijing.

Podcast

August 10, 2017

Energy and Environment
The World Next Week: August 10, 2017

The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Podcast Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the Chinese delegation at a UN Security Council meeting in April