Global Dispatches -- Conversations on Foreign Policy and World Affairs


A podcast about foreign policy and world affairs.

Every Monday we feature long form conversations with foreign policy journalists academics, luminaries and thought leaders who discuss the ideas, influences, and events that shaped their worldview from an early age. Every Thursday we post shorter interviews with journalists or think tank types about something topical and in the news.


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Title: Burkina Faso is Experiencing a Surge in Violence

Burkina Faso is Experiencing a Surge in Violence

January 23rd, 2020

Burkina Faso, the landlocked country in West Africa, is in the midst of an escalating humanitarian emergency. Over half a million people have been displaced… Go to Episode

What Happened With Haiti Earthquake Reconstruction?

January 19th, 2020

On January 12 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti.  Hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives. Millions more were made homeless. Around… Go to Episode

Why The Crisis in Syria is About To Get Worse

January 16th, 2020

The conflict in Syria is entering a new phase. Over the last several years Syrian government forces, backed by outside powers like Russia and Iran, have… Go to Episode

A Looming Crisis With North Korea, Again

January 12th, 2020

We may be in for a very turbulent year of nuclear diplomacy with North Korea Since 2018, North Korea has had a self-imposed moratorium on the testing… Go to Episode