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The World Unpacked is a weekly foreign policy podcast, hosted by Jen Psaki, that breaks down the hottest global issues of today with experts, journalists, and policymakers who can explain what is happening, why it matters, and where we go from here. Tune in to get smart on foreign policy.

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The World Unpacked is a weekly foreign policy podcast, hosted by Jen Psaki, that breaks down the hottest global issues of today with experts, journalists, and policymakers who can explain what is happening, why it matters, and where we go from here. Tune in to get smart on foreign policy.

    Bill Burns on Coronavirus, The Back Channel, and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy

    Bill Burns on Coronavirus, The Back Channel, and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy

    Carnegie president Bill Burns discusses the geopolitical effects of the coronavirus and how diplomacy’s renewal can help the United States navigate its effects on an increasingly crowded, complicated, and competitive international landscape.

    • 38 min
    What's Next For Germany?

    What's Next For Germany?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced she would not run again in October 2018. Since then, her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has faced an intensifying crisis of succession.

    • 31 min
    The Show Goes On

    The Show Goes On

    This week, we're saying goodbye to Jen and our executive producer, Lauren, as they both move on to exciting new opportunities. But don't worry—the show will go on! We'll be releasing an episode every two weeks for the next couple of months, and then will be back with an exciting new season after that. Stay tuned for more!

    If there's a topic in foreign policy you'd like us to unpack, tweet @CarnegieEndow with #WorldUnpacked.

    • 47 sec
    Jen Psaki on Foreign Policy and the 2020 Election

    Jen Psaki on Foreign Policy and the 2020 Election

    Where is the 2020 race headed, and how much does foreign policy matter to voters?

    • 41 min
    Putin is Remaking Russia's Presidency (Again)

    Putin is Remaking Russia's Presidency (Again)

    In January, the entire Russian government resigned, and no one really knows what comes next.

    • 18 min
    How Coronavirus is Cutting China Off from the World

    How Coronavirus is Cutting China Off from the World

    The Coronavirus outbreak has sparked fear around the world, leading to quarantines, transportation shut downs, and disrupting trade, travel, and more. Reports are now emerging that the Chinese government initially tried to cover up the outbreak, threatening doctors and forcing whistleblowers to recant their statements. How has the initial response changed? And what does Coronavirus mean for China going forward? Jen talks to James Palmer about the domestic and international reaction, and what it means for Chinese citizens.

    • 32 min

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