The Carnegie Podcast

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Toby Dalton Reviews the 2017 Nuclear Policy Conference
Apr 27 • 30 min
As tension grows on the Korean peninsula, dissension simmers over the future of the Iran Deal, and conflict brews on the India-Pakistan border, the global nuclear landscape is more complicated than ever. In a special edition of the Carnegie Podcast, Toby…
Hamzawy on New Activism in Egyptian Politics
Apr 21 • 29 min
Egypt is going through an unprecedented period in its history. In the space of a few years, the most populous country in the Arab world witnessed huge street demonstrations, the overthrow of longtime president Hosni Mubarak, the election of the Muslim…
Andrew S. Weiss and Eugene Rumer on the U.S.-Russia Relationship
Mar 24 • 26 min
In the current political environment, developing any kind of effective strategy toward Russia is fraught with difficulty. A two-year, bipartisan task force convened by Carnegie Endowment and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, has recommended that…
Michael Pettis on U.S.-China Trade Relations
Mar 10 • 21 min
President Trump has made it clear that he wants to reduce the U.S trade deficit with China. If he follows through on his campaign promises to impose tariffs, how would China react? Is a trade deficit with China necessarily a bad thing for the US? One of…
Judy Dempsey on Europe in the Trump era
Mar 2 • 19 min
How should Europe handle President Trump? There is more uncertainty in the transatlantic relationship now than at any time since the end of the cold war. And preoccupied by its internal issues, the EU has failed to find a coherent approach for dealing…
James M. Acton and Toby Dalton on the Global Nuclear Order
Mar 1 • 22 min
The global nuclear order is facing unprecedented challenges with Russia, North Korea and Iran all testing the limits of nuclear non-proliferation. The landmark Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty marks its 50th anniversary next year. Will it be able to…
Muasher, Dunne, and Cammack on Arab Fractures
Feb 23 • 27 min
Where is the Arab world heading? It’s been 5 years since the start of the Arab Awakening and in many ways, the region appears to be going backwards. Join Tom Carver and Carnegie’s Middle East team to discuss Carnegie’s new wide-ranging report, Arab…
Paul Haenle on U.S.-China relations in the Trump Administration
Feb 17 • 23 min
The U.S.-China relationship is pivotal to the world order. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized China during his campaign and since his inauguration. The director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, Paul Haenle, discusses…
Milan Vaishnav on Corruption in Indian Politics
Feb 2 • 25 min
In India, the world’s largest democracy, as many as a third of elected politicians are under criminal indictment. Carnegie Senior Fellow Milan Vaishnav discusses his groundbreaking new book, When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics, which…
James Schoff on U.S.-Japan Relations
Jan 23 • 21 min
Carnegie Senior Fellow James L. Schoff discusses his research on U.S.-Japan relations and regional engagement, Japanese politics and security, and the private sector’s role in Japanese policymaking.
Sarah Chayes on Corruption
Jan 4 • 23 min
Carnegie Senior Fellow Sarah Chayes discusses her research on systemic corruption and its consequences for governance around the world, including within the United States.
Trenin on What a Trump Presidency Means for Russia
Dec 14, 2016 • 21 min
As part of our series looking at what a Trump presidency could mean for the world, Carnegie Moscow Center Director Dmitri Trenin examines what Russia and Russian president Vladimir Putin may want from Trump’s administration.
Paal on What a Trump Presidency Means for East Asia
Dec 5, 2016 • 18 min
Donald Trump’s call with Taiwan’s leader suggests that the U.S.-China relationship might be about to change, a shift that would impact the balance of power throughout the region. As part of our series looking at what a Trump presidency could mean for the…
Perkovich and Sadjadpour on What a Trump Presidency Means for Iran and Nonproliferation
Dec 5, 2016 • 21 min
Carnegie Vice President for Studies George Perkovich and Senior Fellow Karim Sadjadpour discuss Iranian reactions to Trump’s election, possibilities for U.S.-Iranian relations and the international sanctions regime, and future of the Iran nuclear deal.
Carothers and Kleinfeld on What a Trump Presidency Means for Populism and Rule of Law
Nov 30, 2016 • 22 min
As part of our series looking at what a Trump presidency might mean for different parts of the world, Carnegie Senior Vice President for Studies Thomas Carothers and Senior Fellow Rachel Kleinfeld discuss how the election of Donald Trump might affect…
Muasher, Dunne, and Bahout on What a Trump Presidency Means for the Middle East
Nov 16, 2016 • 20 min
In the first in our series looking at what a Trump presidency might mean for different parts of the world, Carnegie Vice President for Studies Marwan Muasher, Middle East Program Director Michele Dunne, and Visiting Scholar Joseph Bahout explain how…
Tim Maurer and David Brumley on Cyber Security
Nov 4, 2016 • 29 min
Some of the fastest-changing technology is occurring in cyberspace, often outpacing existing norms and ethics around the use of such technology. Autonomous weapons are already a reality, but defense departments and politicians are only now beginning to…
Debbie Gordon on Unconventional Oils and the Oil Climate Index
Oct 20, 2016 • 14 min
The world of oils is becoming increasingly complex. Compared to a decade ago when there were very few types of oils, new technologies such as fracking have allowed around 300 new oils to come on-stream. Figuring out which oils are the most carbon…
George Perkovich and Toby Dalton on India-Pakistan Relations
Sep 23, 2016 • 20 min
The recent attacks in Kashmir, which left 18 Indian soldiers dead, has put the spotlight back on the tense and troubled relationship between India and Pakistan. Political friction between the two countries—both with nuclear capabilities—is high, and each…
Doug Paal and Yukon Huang on G20
Aug 25, 2016 • 12 min
Douglas H. Paal discusses key issues for the 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, with Yukon Huang, senior associate in Carnegie’s Asia program.
Karim Sadjadpour on Iranian Elections
Aug 25, 2016 • 14 min
Karim Sadjadpour, an expert on Iranian politics, discusses the outcome of Iran’s February 2016 parliamentary elections and the near-term ramifications on domestic politics in the theocratic state.