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In this episode, we are joined by Parag Khanna, an internationally best-selling author who has written about globalization and geopolitics. His most recent book “MOVE: Where People Are Going for a Better Future” is about a new era of mass migration we are entering, propelled by changing economies, technology disruptions, conflict, and climate change.
This year's National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, which kicks off on October 16, is set to be one of the most consequential Party gatherings in decades. General Secretary Xi Jinping is primed to secure an unprecedented third five-year term as president, breaking a set of norms and rules within the Chinese political system. In this video, Jing Qian of the Center for China Analysis, breaks down what makes this 20th Party Congress so historic, and identifies the key players to watch.
Neighbor to a superpower, India’s foreign policy has long been one of treading lightly. Under Narendra Modi that has begun to change.
As Sri Lanka has lurched from crisis to crisis, lasting improvement has been hard to come by. But with increasing talk of systemic change, the drama of 2022 could prove a turning point.
As geopolitics heats up in the region, superpowers would be wise to listen to their Pacific Island counterparts.
From Afghanistan to Zhengzhou, these are the stories that defined 2021 across the continent.
After an unusual 2021 presidential election, Iran public opinion expert Amir Farmanesh offers a peek into the mind of the Iranian voter.
Days after the 94-year-old was replaced as Malaysia's prime minister, we revisit a conversation he had in 2018 with Kevin Rudd at Asia Society New York.
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Jiayang Fan, and Susan Jakes assess the outlook of the Chinese territory after nearly a year of mass protests.
The cricket star-turned-politician talks to Josette Sheeran about terrorism, Kashmir, and his plans to rejuvenate his country.
Tom Nagorski talks to Wendy Cutler about her career as a trade negotiator and why the consensus in support of freer trade has eroded.
The new American president ran a campaign that promised to dramatically shake up the U.S. role in the world. Here's what this might mean for Asia.