PODCASTS

Labour’s Fault Lines

Summer's over: politics is back! This week we return to the mystery inside the enigma that is Brexit to ask where Labour now stands.  What is the big divide in the Labour movement: Is it MPs vs leader?  Members vs voters? Young vs old? And what could a second referendum achieve anyway? Plus we...

Chairman Mac Thornberry: National Security and Politics in Turbulent Times

Please join us on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 for the Sam Nunn 2018 Prize and Lecture featuring Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee.  5:00PM Registration 5:30PMWelcome RemarksJohn Hamre President and CEO, CSIS   Introductory Remarks and ReflectionSam Nunn Co-Chair, Nuclear Threat Initiative; and Chairman Emeritus, CSIS Board of Trustees   ...

Episode #067: Deep Cuts

America’s relationship with Palestine has grown even more fragile over the last few days, when the Trump Administration decided to cut much needed foreign aid to them. What’s the reasoning, and why now? Also, tension is building in Syria’s Idlib region – Phil and Cooper break...

The Art of the Un-Deal

Donald Trump's track record as an international deal-maker is perfect. He still has not made one major deal of any sort anywhere with anyone (except maybe with a nice gentleman in Moscow, but we'll leave that be for now.). He has undone a bunch of deals--from the Paris Accord to TPP...

Crashed

Crashed - Helen and David talk to historian Adam Tooze about his epic new book Crashed: How A Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World. Why did the crash of 2008 take so many people by surprise? How did it spread from the US around the...

China and the 10th BRICS Summit: A Conversation with Duncan Innes-Ker

This episode explores China’s standing in BRICS, a group of five countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) with fast-developing economies and growing regional influence. Our guest, Duncan Innes-Ker, explains the major outcomes of the 10 BRICS summit, describes the group’s increasing economic engagement with Africa, and analyzes China’s position as the largest economy in BRICS. He also...

Introduction to Future State

During the course of the election campaign this fall, we're going to talk about the issues. We're not going to talk about the races, the numbers, the polls. We're going to talk about the issues we think voters should be thinking about before they vote. And we're going...