Three experts, one Story. Each fortnight we host a panel of international experts diving into the biggest geopolitical stories shaping the news both here and overseas.
Hosted by Michael Hilliard
30 - The Geopolitics of Indonesia
With a new cold war between the USA and China looming on the horizon the balance of power in Asia is being drawn up, with Beijing and Washington vying for influence in the region. Of all the nations of importance though none will be as crucial as Indonesia.
Set to be the 4th largest economy by the year 2050 Indonesia is quickly becoming a regional leader.
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29 - Who Controls the Caspian Sea?
What was once considered a Soviet lake is now quickly becoming one of the most important strategic locations in the region, with Russia working hard to maintain its grip over the sea. The important part though maybe what lies beneath its surface, that being enough gas to power Europe and blunt Russias gas monopoly.
So whoever controls the Caspian, will have major leverage over the European powers.
Robert M Cutler
28 - How to Manipulate an Election (Trump, Murdoch and Brexit)
This week we take a deep dive into how to manipulate elections, whilst breaking open a large story connecting Brexit and the Russian ambassador. We also go through how Murdoch consolidates media outlets, how foreign nations conduct PsyOps as well as how companies likely Cambridge Analytica are hired to swing elections.
3 big stories on the 1 year anniversary of the show.
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27 - The Geopolitics of Mongolia
Smashed between Russia and China, Mongolia has a difficult position to begin with; but it was from that position that it once managed to create the largest contiguous empire known to man.
What is the situation in Mongolia today though? Why has Mongolia become a peacemaker in Asia? and where does the future for Mongolia lie, In Moscow, in Beijing or in Washington?
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26 - Will the Afghan Peace Deal Actually Work?
The US has now been at war in Afghanistan for almost 20 years, and three administrations have all failed to find a solution to this war. Now the clock is ticking, with the Taliban gaining more and more ground every day, and the US risks a second "Rout from Saigon".
So the US is looking to a peace deal, but will it actually bring stability to the region or simply further splinter an already expanding civil war.
This week's guests are
25 - Somalia (Al Shabaab, Pirates and Nuclear Waste)
Somalia is often referred to as a failed state, with the nation being fractured into 4 parts, piracy and Al Shabaab controlling large chunks of the country, but Somalia seems to be getting back on its feet now.
What will this mean for the rest of East Africa, and who might be working to knock Somalia back down? We speak to our panel of experts about the regional remifactions.
This weeks panel is
Alex De Waal
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Without doubt one of the most insightful podcast on Geopolitics. Outstanding!
Well crafted and in depth analysis of a particular conflict situation. The use of three perspectives/experts really gives great insight to these situations.
Huge guests for every episode.
Every episode seems to have a phenomenal panel of experts, its amazing some of the perspectives from people reporting from the warzone. Im 9 episodes deep and its easily my favourite new podcast for geopolitics and news.