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March 22, 2018

United States
Mara Karlin on National Defense

Mara Karlin, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the 2018 National Defense Strategy report.

Podcast Jim Mattis congressional testimony

February 28, 2019

China
China's National People's Congress, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and More

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.

Podcast Tea is served in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

June 11, 2019

United States
Inside the Pentagon, With Ash Carter

Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary, discusses with James M. Lindsay what it’s like to run the largest institution in the United States. Carter’s book, Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a…

Podcast President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ash Carter at the Pentagon.

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

January 24, 2019

Syria
UN Security Council Debates Syria, U.S.-China Trade Talks, and More

The UN Security Council debates the humanitarian crisis in Syria, U.S.-China trade talks continue in Washington, and the United States and South Korea work to renew a military cost-sharing deal.

Podcast Residents return to their villages after Kurdish fighters retake territory from the Islamic State in Ras al-Ain, May 13, 2015.

September 20, 2018

United Nations General Assembly
United Nations General Assembly Special

A look at President Trump’s UN diplomacy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the General Assembly, Syria’s war end game generates discussion, and the UN tries to make progress on a global mig…

Podcast United Nations building, New York City

April 11, 2019

Libya
Tripoli Violence, Brexit’s Extension, and More

The United Nations postpones a conference in Libya as the battle for Tripoli continues, Theresa May narrowly avoids a no-deal Brexit, and Indonesia holds a general election.

Podcast Libyan National Army members, commanded by Khalifa Haftar, pose for a picture.

September 27, 2018

United Nations General Assembly
A Recap of the United Nations General Assembly with Stewart Patrick

Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance (IIGG) Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, joins James M. Lindsay …

Podcast 20180927_TPI_UNGA

April 4, 2019

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Border Chaos, Israel’s Election, and More

Tensions escalate at the U.S. southern border, and Israel holds a highly anticipated election.

Podcast Central American migrants held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in El Paso.

December 6, 2017

Japan
Episode 8: The Character of Japanese Nationalism

Professor Thomas Berger examines the causes and constituencies of Japan’s contrasting nationalisms and how they interact with the national identities of Japan’s neighbors.

Podcast Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe salutes Japan's national flag as he reviews Japan Self-Defence Forces troops during an annual ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka on October 27, 2013.