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November 12, 2019

United States
TWNW Presents: Why It Matters

The first episode of CFR's new podcast, Why it Matters, takes a look at nuclear launch authority in the United States.

Podcast Launch

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.

September 19, 2019

Climate Change
Climate Change Protests, Middle East Upheaval, and More

Climate change activists around the world are protesting during the Global Week of Action; tensions between Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States continue to rise; and U.S. President Donald J. Tr…

Podcast Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at a European Parliament plenary session.

September 3, 2019

Japan
South Korean Politics and Japan

Scott Snyder describes the domestic and institutional politics on the Korean side, examining how increased political polarization affects Korean attitudes toward Japan. 

Podcast South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook at a ceremony to mark the 74th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japan's 1910-45 rule, at the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan on August 15, 2019.

November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
Net Politics Podcast: Scott Charney

In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sit down with Scott Charney, corporate vice president at Microsoft. 

Podcast Scott Charney

May 3, 2017

Defense and Security
What Can Nuclear Security Officers Learn From Casino Managers? A Conversation with Matthew Bunn

This week, I was joined by Professor Matthew Bunn, professor of practice at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and co-principal investigator of the Belfer Center for Internatio…

Podcast Insider Threats book cover

January 5, 2017

North Korea
The President's Inbox: North Korea

CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Scott Snyder examine President-Elect Donald Trump's priorities on North Korea.

Podcast North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA).

November 22, 2016

China
Podcast: Fifteen Minutes With Joshua Wong

When Hong Kong police cleared the streets of Umbrella Movement protestors in December 2014, many feared for the fate of the city’s democracy movement. But two years later, in September’s elections, a…

Podcast Fifteen Minutes with Joshua Wong

January 13, 2016

China
Podcast: China and the West: Hope and Fear in the Age of Asia

Three years into Xi Jinping’s tenure as president of China, the world is still grasping for an understanding of who he is and where he is leading the country. Dutch journalist Fokke Obbema takes us i…

Podcast Chinese band great hall