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March 8, 2018

United States
Benn Steil on the Marshall Plan

CFR's Benn Steil joins James M. Lindsay to discuss his new book, The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War.

Podcast Consignment of sugar under Marshall Aid Plan

July 3, 2018

U.S. Foreign Policy
George C. Marshall's Legacy With Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, executive editor of Foreign Affairs and author of The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945–1947, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the lasting legacy of former U…

Podcast General George C. Marshall meets with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and his wife Soong in Nanking, China in 1943.

October 17, 2017

China
Podcast: Will China Achieve Its Asian Dream?

Editor Tom Miller discusses China’s growing investment footprint across Asia under Xi Jinping, whose “Chinese Dream” may ultimately be one of regional dominance.

Podcast A general view of the "Colombo Port City" construction site, which is backed by Chinese investment, is seen in Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 9, 2016.

June 20, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo
Scene Setter for Planned December Election in DRC

Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.

Podcast DRC-Kabila-Elections-Protest-Opposition

April 30, 2018

China
Podcast: A New Era Dawns in Xi Jinping’s China

Under President Xi Jinping, China’s era of opening up and reform has drawn to an end, and a new era—one marked by the consolidation of power under Xi himself—has dawned. In his new book, End of an Er…

Podcast hinese President Xi Jinping leaves after the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018.

March 1, 2018

China
Podcast: Is China the Bully of Asia?

With over 5,000 years of history, modern China must be understood through the lens of its past. In his recent book, Bully of Asia: Why China's Dream is the New Threat to World Order, Steven Mosher ar…

Podcast Paramilitary policemen hold their fists in front of a flag of Communist Party of China as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the safety of the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), at a military base in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province November 5, 2012.

February 9, 2018

China
Podcast: How Chinese Millennials are Changing the World, One Selfie at a Time

Four hundred million strong, the number of young Chinese exceeds the combined population of the United States and Canada. And as China grows more prominent on the world stage, Chinese youth are emerg…

Podcast A woman poses for her self-portrait with her mobile phone while another works on a painting in front of a graffiti during the 2013 Beijing 798 Art Festival at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing October 8, 2013. The art zone, originally an unused factory, was transformed into a landmark of contemporary art in Beijing in the 1990s.

February 2, 2018

India
Podcast: India's Time Is Now

How will an emerging India wield its influence? With 800 million voters, India is the world’s largest democracy. It is also one of the world’s largest economies, with some experts predicting that its…

Podcast India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he attends the Opening Plenary during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2018.

June 15, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special 2017

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Lemmon start off the summer with a list of books tha…

Podcast Book open on a beach

June 28, 2017

Japan
Podcast: Japan’s Security Renaissance

After seventy years of low-profile defense activities, Japan is poised to reinvent its national security posture. As Andrew Oros, professor of political science at Washington College and author of Ja…

Podcast Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force