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Oct 31, 2019

We have heard a lot of opinions of how President Trump has dealt with immigration, the border, and foreign policy. But in explaining a new piece he has written, Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, provides us with some interesting insight into what President Trump has gotten right on the...


Oct 22, 2019

China and Russia.  So many differences, but yet so much in common.  Stacy Closson joins us to sort through the venn diagram of issues that are in the China/Russia relationship.  And what that means for the US and the world in the future.


Oct 11, 2019

American University Professor and Wilson Center Scholar Michelle Egan helps us understand Brexit, whether it will happen or not.  This is a great catch up if you haven't followed the day to day back and forth of this international challenge, and great for understanding what comes next.  Also, a wonderful thank you to...


Oct 8, 2019

Aynne Kokas is back!  You see, she was studying China's censorship of American media since before it was cool.  And this week, with situations between China and the NBA and South Park hitting the news, it's definitely cool.  Take a listen to her previous episode with us if you haven't already, and listen to our episodes...


Oct 1, 2019

In this Quicktake episode, Morgan Jacobs of the Kennan Institute and host of "Kennan Xplainer" on Youtube, helps us understand Ukraine vs. THE Ukraine.  Interesting etymology ahead!