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: A Progress Report on the Sustainable Development Goals

A Progress Report on the Sustainable Development Goals

July 17th, 2019

In 2015, the world adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. These are 17 goals around improving health, welfare and the environment that members of… Go to Episode

Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter

July 14th, 2019

Ash Carter served as President Obama's Secretary of Defense from 2015 to 2017. What made Ash Carter so unique among his predecessors was that by the time… Go to Episode

A Secretly Filmed Documentary Exposes A Dystopian Nightmare for Uighur Muslims in China

July 10th, 2019

Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province of Northwestern China are living in a police state like no other on earth. Using counter-terrorism as a pre-text,… Go to Episode

Why Turkey's Municipal Elections are of Global Significance

July 7th, 2019

When Reccep Tayyep Erdogan party, the AKP, won a landslide victory in Turkey's 2002 general elections he became a very different kind of Turkish leader… Go to Episode