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Asha Devi and Badri Prasad
September 20, 2013
Asha Devi and Badri Prasad
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with the parents of the young woman who was brutally gang-raped and murdered in New Delhi last December about the recent verdicts handed down in the case and the implications for Indian society.
Asha Devi and Badri Prasad
Stephen P. Cohen
September 13, 2013
Stephen P. Cohen
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with South Asian political and security expert Stephen P. Cohen about his latest book, Shooting for a Century: The India Pakistan Conundrum, Pakistan’s democratic transition, the issue of Kashmir, and the ongoing diplomatic and security challenges in Afghanistan.
Stephen P. Cohen
Zoey Zhang
September 06, 2013
Zoey Zhang
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Chinese journalist Zoey Zhang about China’s generation gap, the pressures of growing up in the Middle Kingdom today, and the widening gulf between the nation’s cities and its countryside.
Zoey Zhang
Ayesha Jalal
August 30, 2013
Ayesha Jalal
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with Pakistani-American historian Ayesha Jalal about her latest book The Pity of Partition, the tragedy that was the partition of India and Pakistan and the prescience of the great Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto.
Ayesha Jalal
Soldierman Nature and Lio D.
August 23, 2013
Soldierman Nature and Lio D.
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Ugandan Afrobeat artists Soldierman Nature and Lio D. about the rise of Afrobeat music in China and the duo’s upcoming tour on the mainland, planned for September 14 to November 3. Shanghai-based artist manager and music consultant Ina Schroeder also comments on her role in organizing their tour and China’s music scene today.
Soldierman Nature and Lio D.
Anthony Fensom
August 16, 2013
Anthony Fensom
The Diplomat’s James Pach spoke with Australian journalist Anthony Fensom about Kevin Rudd’s chances of pulling out an upset in the upcoming Australian election, the status of Abenomics, and the possibility of a resolution to the Australia-Japan whaling spat.
Anthony Fensom
Trefor Moss
August 09, 2013
Trefor Moss
The Diplomat’s James Pach spoke with Hong Kong-based journalist Trefor Moss about China-Japan tensions, the Chinese economic slowdown, the Okinawan independence movement and the role of the TPP in regional relations.
Trefor Moss
Malik Siraj Akbar
August 02, 2013
Malik Siraj Akbar
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with journalist and author Malik Siraj Akbar about the Baloch nationalist movement, Pakistan’s involvement in the many missing Balochs, and the experiences that drove him to seek asylum in the U.S.
Malik Siraj Akbar
Sonya Rehman
July 26, 2013
Sonya Rehman
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Sonya Rehman on the perils of being a journalist in Pakistan, the rising political awareness of Pakistani youth, and hopes that the next generation will ease the divisions with India.
Sonya Rehman
Shamsia Razaqi
July 19, 2013
Shamsia Razaqi
The Diplomat’s Zachary Keck recently spoke with Shamsia Razaqi, co-founder and president of Omeid International, which through the Amin Institute offers a sanctuary in Kabul for Afghanistan’s children of war.
Shamsia Razaqi
Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling
July 12, 2013
Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling
The Diplomat contributor Robin Laird recently spoke with Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling, the highest-ranking Marine in the Pacific (MarForPac) about changes taking place in the U.S. forces’ posture in the region, the MV-22 Osprey and working with the Australians and other regional allies.
Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
July 05, 2013
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar spoke with Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, journalist and expert on right-wing Hindu politics, about the Modi phenomenon and his new book: Narandra Modi: The Man, The Times.
Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
Luke Hunt
June 28, 2013
Luke Hunt
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Australian journalist Luke Hunt about Hong Kong’s part in the recent Edward Snowden affair, the ongoing haze crisis plaguing Southeast Asia, anti-Muslim violence in Burma, and ASEAN’s failure to address these crises.
Luke Hunt
Mong Palatino
June 21, 2013
Mong Palatino
The Diplomat’s Jonathan DeHart spoke with Filipino activist, legislator and writer Raymond “Mong” Palatino about his country’s recent spat with Taiwan, the Sabah turmoil, and the Philippines’ impressive economic growth.
Mong Palatino
Robert E. Kelly
June 14, 2013
Robert E. Kelly
The Diplomat’s Zachary Keck spoke with Robert E. Kelly, associate professor of international relations at Pusan National University, about talks between South Korea and North Korea, the South’s sluggish economy and China-South Korea ties.
Robert E. Kelly
Sam Rainsy
June 07, 2013
Sam Rainsy
The Diplomat’s Stephen Finch spoke with Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy about Thailand’s recent decision to deny him entry and his calls for more democracy ahead of Cambodia’s July 28 election.
Sam Rainsy
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