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With short, to the point Briefings on the issues dominating global politics today and in-depth Reports on major developments, Trend Lines brings World Politics Review's uncompromising analysis of international affairs to the world of podcasts.

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With short, to the point Briefings on the issues dominating global politics today and in-depth Reports on major developments, Trend Lines brings World Politics Review's uncompromising analysis of international affairs to the world of podcasts.

    Can Davos Solve the Problems That It Helped Create?

    Can Davos Solve the Problems That It Helped Create?

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In recent years, it has critically engaged with the negative effects of globalization. But is its newfound social consciousness sincere or just virtue-signaling?

    • 35 min
    Will Vizcarra’s Anti-Corruption Gamble Pay Off in Peru’s Elections?

    Will Vizcarra’s Anti-Corruption Gamble Pay Off in Peru’s Elections?

    Voters in Peru will go to the polls to elect a new Congress this Sunday, after President Martin Vizcarra dissolved the previous one last October. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, WPR’s Elliot Waldman discusses the outlook for this weekend’s elections with Peru expert Cynthia McClintock.

    • 26 min
    Trump Hits ‘Pause’ in China Trade War, and Putin Hits ‘Repeat’ in Russia

    Trump Hits ‘Pause’ in China Trade War, and Putin Hits ‘Repeat’ in Russia

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal signed this week. They also discuss the surprise resignation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and what it reveals about President Vladimir Putin’s future plans.

    • 32 min
    How Would a Military Drawdown Affect U.S. Engagement in Africa?

    How Would a Military Drawdown Affect U.S. Engagement in Africa?

    Last month, The New York Times reported that the Pentagon is considering “a major reduction—or even a complete pullout—of American forces from West Africa.” For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, Peter Tinti joins WPR’s Elliot Waldman for a conversation about what such a move might look like.

    • 32 min
    What Comes Next in the Standoff Between the U.S. and Iran?

    What Comes Next in the Standoff Between the U.S. and Iran?

    In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the latest developments in the standoff between the U.S. and Iran, following the U.S. assassination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and Iran’s retaliatory missile strike on military bases in Iraq.

    • 32 min
    How Soleimani’s Assassination Is Upending Iraq’s Foreign Policy

    How Soleimani’s Assassination Is Upending Iraq’s Foreign Policy

    Since the U.S. military killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad last week, a rift has opened up in the U.S. relationship with Iraq. For this week’s interview on Trend Lines, WPR’s Elliot Waldman discusses the implications of the strike on Soleimani for Iraq’s foreign policy with Sajad Jiyad.

    • 28 min

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