The Diplomat | Asia Geopolitics
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A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
||Five Years Later: Reviewing China's Belt and Road Initiative||Is China's Belt and Road Initiative running into growing pains?||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative||A new U.S. Department of Defense report describes trends in Chinese military modernization.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||What's Causing the Slow Breakdown in US-North Korea Talks?||The United States and North Korea are at an impasse, two months after the Singapore summit between Trump and Kim.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan||Imran Khan has promised a 'new Pakistan'. Can he deliver?||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process||What lies ahead for the South China Sea?||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Central Asia Update: Islamic State in Tajikistan and the Trial of Sayragul Sauytbay in Kazakhstan||Catherine Putz joins the podcast to discuss recent developments in Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Understanding India's Place in Asia's Shifting Geoeconomic Order||James Crabtree joins to discuss India's 'Bollygarchs', trade policy, the Belt and Road Initiative, and much more.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Democracy and Geopolitics in Southeast Asia||Reexamining Indonesia's local elections and looking ahead at Cambodia and Thailand.||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Assessing South Korea's Role as an Indo-Pacific Middle Power||What's driving South Korean thinking about the future of Asia?||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Geopolitical Significance of Anti-China Protests in Vietnam||What do recent anti-China protests reveal and not reveal about the nature of Chinese overseas investment in Asian countries?||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||When Trump Met Kim: Assessing the First US-North Korean Summit||Who gave up what at the summit and where are U.S.-North Korea relations headed after the summit?||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?||From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Trump Cancels the June 12 Summit With Kim Jong Un: What Now?||With the June 12 summit in Singapore cancelled, what lies ahead for the Korean Peninsula?||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake||With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?||A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region||Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Making Sense of the Third Inter-Korean Summit: What It Means and What Comes Next||The historic third inter-Korean summit sets up an uncertain process ahead. What will become of the Korean Peninsula?||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands||How did Shinzo Abe's second trip to Mar-a-Lago go?||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Expect granularity + trends
Superb, insightful review of current events through a lens of mid-range issues across Asia/globally; sometimes with guests, otherwise between editors and experts.
Informative and bringing awareness to issues in east Asia.
Nothing like it
Absolutely a must-listen! SUper knowledgeable analysis and broad topics.