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North Korea First Missile Test in More Than 500 Days: A Harbinger of Greater Tension?
May 09, 2019
North Korea First Missile Test in More Than 500 Days: A Harbinger of Greater Tension?
As tensions ramp up again on the Korean Peninsula, the hosts discuss Kim Jong Un’s plans.
North Korea First Missile Test in More Than 500 Days: A Harbinger of Greater Tension?
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
May 04, 2019
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
The second Belt and Road Forum took place in a more challenging environment than the first.
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
What Lies Ahead for Indonesia in a Jokowi Second Term?
May 03, 2019
What Lies Ahead for Indonesia in a Jokowi Second Term?
A conversation with veteran New Zealand journalist John McBeth about Southeast Asia’s past and Indonesia’s likely future.
What Lies Ahead for Indonesia in a Jokowi Second Term?
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
April 25, 2019
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
The Islamic State-claimed attacks that killed nearly 400 people in Sri Lanka mark a watershed in South Asia’s terror landscape.
Easter Day Terror in Sri Lanka: Geopolitical Implications
The Future of a ‘New Malaysia’
April 19, 2019
The Future of a ‘New Malaysia’
A conversation with renowed Malaysian journalist Leslie Lopez.
The Future of a ‘New Malaysia’
Where to Next for US-North Korea Talks?
April 12, 2019
Where to Next for US-North Korea Talks?
Can South Korean President Moon Jae-in save the moribund U.S.-North Korea diplomatic process?
Where to Next for US-North Korea Talks?
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
April 02, 2019
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
India’s prime minister has declared the country a “space superpower.”
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
Kazakhstan’s Transition: Nazarbayev Steps Down, But He’s Not Out
March 27, 2019
Kazakhstan’s Transition: Nazarbayev Steps Down, But He’s Not Out
Catherine Putz joins the podcast to explain Nursultan Nazarbayev’s decision to resign the Kazakh presidency.
Kazakhstan’s Transition: Nazarbayev Steps Down, But He’s Not Out
White Nationalist Terrorism in the Indo-Pacific: The Threat After Christchurch
March 23, 2019
White Nationalist Terrorism in the Indo-Pacific: The Threat After Christchurch
The attack in Christchurch is a wake-up call on the threat posed by white nationalist extremism in the region.
White Nationalist Terrorism in the Indo-Pacific: The Threat After Christchurch
Remembering the Ancient Empire Legacy of Southeast Asia
March 23, 2019
Remembering the Ancient Empire Legacy of Southeast Asia
Luke Hunt speaks with author Philip Bowring about the ancient empires of Southeast Asia and how maritime trade helped shape a region long before the colonial era.
Remembering the Ancient Empire Legacy of Southeast Asia
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
March 15, 2019
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
Does an unambiguous U.S. assurance to the Philippines in the South China Sea give second wind to an alliance in trouble?
Allied Assurances and Credibility: The United States, the Philippines, and the South China Sea
The Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit: The Origins of a ‘No Deal’ Outcome
March 06, 2019
The Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit: The Origins of a ‘No Deal’ Outcome
Was the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, doomed to failure from the start?
The Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit: The Origins of a ‘No Deal’ Outcome
Why the Indian Air Force Strike at Balakot in Pakistan Matters
February 27, 2019
Why the Indian Air Force Strike at Balakot in Pakistan Matters
A discussion of what we know so far about Indian air strikes on Pakistani territory on February 26, 2019.
Why the Indian Air Force Strike at Balakot in Pakistan Matters
After the Pulwama Attack: Causes, Effects, and Lessons Learned
February 22, 2019
After the Pulwama Attack: Causes, Effects, and Lessons Learned
Does the Pulwama VBIED attack represent an inflection point in Kashmir?
After the Pulwama Attack: Causes, Effects, and Lessons Learned
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
February 16, 2019
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
A new biography details the life of a former Thai prime minister.
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
Why Turkey Is Finally Speaking Out on the Plight of China’s Uyghurs
February 13, 2019
Why Turkey Is Finally Speaking Out on the Plight of China’s Uyghurs
Does Turkey’s recent statement on the Uyghurs mark a one-off moment or the start of a new era?
Why Turkey Is Finally Speaking Out on the Plight of China’s Uyghurs
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