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April 27, 2022

Russia
Update on Ukraine, With Richard Haass

In this special episode, Why It Matters follows up with CFR President Richard Haass to hear his insights on the war in Ukraine.

Podcast A view shows a theatre building destroyed in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine

April 7, 2022

Europe
France’s Presidential Election, ‘Stand Up For Ukraine’ Pledging Event, and More

France has the first round of its presidential election, Warsaw holds a global pledging event for Ukrainian refugees and internally displaced persons, and Pakistan faces a constitutional crisis.

Podcast French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the polling booth by pulling an anti-covid curtain before he votes at the polling station in Le Touquet, for the first round of the French regional elections on June 20, 2021.

March 10, 2022

Russia
Global Pressure Against Russia Grows, Two Years of COVID-19, and More

The destruction of Ukraine continues as countries ramp up pressure on Russia, the world marks two years since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), and Colombians…

Podcast Ukrainian servicemen guard the checkpoint in the Independence Square on March 4, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

December 16, 2021

Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
Is Population Change a Problem?

Birth rates are booming in some countries and plummeting in others. Leading demographer Nicholas Eberstadt and Richard Haass analyze the most important trends and their consequences.

Podcast Predictive model of population growth

October 14, 2021

Mexico
Mexico

Experts argue that Mexico affects daily life in the United States more than any other country. For years, U.S. and Mexican officials have attempted to tackle immigration, trade, and security challeng…

Podcast Man works in manufacturing plant in Mexico

May 6, 2021

Energy and Environment
U.S.-Canada Pipeline Dispute, Harris and AMLO Talk Migration, and More

A major fuel pipeline from Canada to the United States could be shut down, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) meet virtually to discuss migrati…

Podcast A 42-inch green pipe is moved into position under an existing 26-inch pipe October 3, 2000 in Howell, Michigan, 60 miles north of Detroit. The pipeline will carry natural gas from Canada to the northeastern U.S. The demand for cleaner natural gas, estimated to be growing at 1.8% a year, is requiring more energy infrastructure to be built. At present, the U.S. has 270,000 miles of interstate gas pipelines in place.

March 18, 2021

Elections and Voting
Another Israeli Election, U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis, and More

Israel holds its fourth election in two years, the United States faces a mounting migration crisis at its border with Mexico, and Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, meets with regional premiers.

Podcast  Central American immigrants approach the U.S.-Mexico border fence after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico on February 01, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. They later turned themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents, seeking political asylum in the United States.

August 4, 2020

Rohingya
The Rohingya Refugee Crisis, With Meenakshi Ganguly

Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the abuses against Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar.

Podcast A Rohingya refugee stands next to a pond in the early morning at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar.

March 26, 2020

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
U.S. Lawmakers Near Relief Deal, India Imposes Three-Week Lockdown, and More

U.S. lawmakers near a $2 trillion coronavirus relief deal as debate intensifies over economic pain versus lockdown efforts, Indians enter a nationwide, twenty-one-day lockdown, and fragile states and…

Podcast People queue standing in circles drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India.

July 30, 2019

Central America
Central American Migration, With Paul J. Angelo

Paul J. Angelo, fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the causes and repercussions of migration from the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and …

Podcast Migrants from Honduras en route to the United States.