Podcast

Asia Geopolitics

A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz from The Diplomat, with regular guests.

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Biden Meets Xi in San Francisco: Managing Competition

Biden Meets Xi in San Francisco: Managing Competition

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Are the United States and China entering a new, short-term detente, or will unexpected crises derail things?
South China Sea Flashpoints: The Second Thomas Shoal Crisis

South China Sea Flashpoints: The Second Thomas Shoal Crisis

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What's driving tensions between China and the Philippines at Second Thomas Shoal?

Central Asian States and Great Power Geopolitics

Central Asian States and Great Power Geopolitics

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What's driving Central Asian foreign policy in 2023?

Why India’s Relations With Canada Are Strained

Why India’s Relations With Canada Are Strained

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What's behind the India-Canada row?

The Putin-Kim Summit: What’s Driving North Korea and Russia Together?

The Putin-Kim Summit: What’s Driving North Korea and Russia Together?

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What do the two leaders stand to gain from each other?
The US and Vietnam Upgrade Their Relationship: Drivers and Consequences

The US and Vietnam Upgrade Their Relationship: Drivers and Consequences

By Ankit Panda
What's pushing the United States and Vietnam toward each other?

The Camp David US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Meeting

The Camp David US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Meeting

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What is driving the United States, Japan, and South Korea together, and is it sustainable?
What’s Driving US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation in 2023?

What’s Driving US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation in 2023?

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Amid shifting regional geopolitics, the US and its two regional treaty allies grow closer.

Central Asia Update: US Sanctions on Kyrgyz Firms, and the Wagner Rebellion

Central Asia Update: US Sanctions on Kyrgyz Firms, and the Wagner Rebellion

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
The U.S. sanctioned Kyrgyz firms for bypassing sanctions on Russia. What are the implications?

Modi Comes to Washington: Geopolitics and the Drivers of the US-India Relationship

Modi Comes to Washington: Geopolitics and the Drivers of the US-India Relationship

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What drives the convergence between U.S. and India today?

The Shangri-La Dialogue Hits 20 Years With US-China Tensions at the Center

The Shangri-La Dialogue Hits 20 Years With US-China Tensions at the Center

By Catherine Putz and Ankit Panda
What does the 2023 Shangri-La Dialogue tell us about Asian geopolitics?
Takeaways From the 2023 Hiroshima G7 Summit

Takeaways From the 2023 Hiroshima G7 Summit

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What happened at the 2023 G-7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan?

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