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: Can the Global Fragility Act Help Prevent Conflicts Before They Start? | Dr. Dafna Rand

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

Iran Crisis -- What Comes Next?

January 8th, 2020

I spoke to my guest today, Ilan Goldenberg, just a couple hours after Donald Trump addressed the nation following an Iranian missile attack on bases in… Go to Episode

How to Promote Tolerance in Myanmar, a country that recently experienced a genocide

January 5th, 2020

In 2017, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims were driven from their homes in Myanmar. At the time, a UN official called this a "textbook example… Go to Episode

Why Do We Lie About Foreign Aid?

January 1st, 2020

Pablo Yanguas is a research fellow at the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester. He is the author of the new book "Why We Lie About… Go to Episode