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

Longtime Leader of MSF/Doctors Without Borders Joanne Liu

December 29th, 2019

Dr. Joanne Liu lead Medecins Sans Frontiers/Doctors Without Borders from 2013 to this past September. Listen back to her 2017 conversation in which she… Go to Episode

How the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Saves Lives

December 22nd, 2019

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was created in 2002 as a partnership between governments, philanthropies and civil society. … Go to Episode

How Narendra Modi's Hardline Hindu Nationalism is Transforming India

December 18th, 2019

India's prime minister Narendra Modi was re-elected to office in May in what was a landslide victory for his BJP party.  Modi is a Hindu nationalist… Go to Episode

Libya is Poised to Become THE Major International Crisis of 2020

December 16th, 2019

A few weeks ago, I received an email from my guest today, Mary Fitzgerald. She was in Libya at the time and recommended we speak.  "Lots going on," she… Go to Episode