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The world is a particularly confusing and daunting place these days: Russian bots, North Korean nukes, trade wars and climate emergencies. To understand it better, Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for an 8-part podcast series. On each episode, host Jonathan Tepperman and a guest from Brookings discuss one of the world’s most vexing problems and trace its origins. And then, the hard part: Tepperman asks the guest to focus on plausible, actionable ways forward.

Jonathan Tepperman, Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, hosts the podcast. The guests are some of the smartest and most experienced analysts around—all scholars from the Brookings Institution, including former government and intelligence officials.

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The world is a particularly confusing and daunting place these days: Russian bots, North Korean nukes, trade wars and climate emergencies. To understand it better, Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for an 8-part podcast series. On each episode, host Jonathan Tepperman and a guest from Brookings discuss one of the world’s most vexing problems and trace its origins. And then, the hard part: Tepperman asks the guest to focus on plausible, actionable ways forward.

Jonathan Tepperman, Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, hosts the podcast. The guests are some of the smartest and most experienced analysts around—all scholars from the Brookings Institution, including former government and intelligence officials.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

bob46641 ,

Great podcast for anyone interested in global affairs

Really interesting and intellectually stimulating conversations. Perfect podcast for a morning commute

Airmanjk03 ,

Beautiful first episode

Very in-depth and informed commentary. I also loved the inclusion of audio clips when mentioning historical events.

Tabman16 ,

Great insight!

Foreign Policy and Brookings are great organizations. The first episode hit the ground running with Saudi Arabia being the topic point. I can't wait to hear their insight on other issues.

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