August 1, 2019Asia
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the ASEAN summit, Congress begins its August recess, and Muslims from around the world travel to Mecca for the hajj.
May 9, 2019Iran Nuclear Agreement
Tensions between the United States and Iran flare, Hungary’s far-right prime minister visits the White House, and Congress and the Trump administration prepare for a showdown.
February 28, 2019China
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.
July 18, 2019U.S. Congress
Congress attempts to strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Cyprus observes the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, and the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing is commemorated.
April 18, 2019Immigration and Migration
Ted Alden joins Jim Lindsay to discuss trade and immigration policy after the congressional midterms. Ted is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, specializing…
March 28, 2019Ukraine
Ukraine holds its sixth presidential election, U.S.-China trade talks resume, and Congress grapples with the ambitious Green New Deal.