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The US-Asia Institute podcast series Asia Unscripted features diverse experts with firsthand knowledge of Asia, who introduce key stories of the day in 20-30 minutes. The series covers issues in East Asia and the Asia Pacific, with episodes on China, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, and the 10 countries of ASEAN. Please be reminded that the US-Asia Institute is a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization with no policy agenda. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the US-Asia Institute.

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The US-Asia Institute podcast series Asia Unscripted features diverse experts with firsthand knowledge of Asia, who introduce key stories of the day in 20-30 minutes. The series covers issues in East Asia and the Asia Pacific, with episodes on China, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, and the 10 countries of ASEAN. Please be reminded that the US-Asia Institute is a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization with no policy agenda. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the US-Asia Institute.

    Asia Unscripted: Cambodia's Approach to Climate Change: A Deep Dive Into their Environmental Policies

    Asia Unscripted: Cambodia's Approach to Climate Change: A Deep Dive Into their Environmental Policies

    This episode of US-Asia Institute's podcast, Asia Unscripted, features Dr. Courtney Work, who is an Associate Professor at National Chengchi Univeristy. Before joining National Chengchi University, Dr. Work completed her PhD at Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY in 2014, after which she spent five years on a research post-doc with the Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, and the Regional Center for Sustainable Development (RCSD) at Chiang Mai University. She researched the intersections of...

    • 33 min
    Thailand's Foreign Policy: Exploring the Shifting Dynamic of US-Thai Relations

    Thailand's Foreign Policy: Exploring the Shifting Dynamic of US-Thai Relations

    This episode of US-Asia Institute's podcast, Asia Unscripted, features Ambassador Scot Marciel, Ambassador Scot Marciel is the Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. From 2010 to 2013, Ambassador Marciel served as U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia and served as the first U.S. Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia from 2007 to 2010. Ambassador Marciel is a retired diplomat who has also served as...

    • 27 min
    Modern India-Pakistan Relations: A look into the history of India and Pakistan’s Politics

    Modern India-Pakistan Relations: A look into the history of India and Pakistan’s Politics

    This episode of US-Asia Institute's podcast, Asia Unscripted, features Dr. Alka Jauhari, who is a Practitioner In Residence at the Department of Human Sciences of the University of New Haven. Dr. Jauhari has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Isabella Thoburn College, a Masters Degree in Political Science at Lucknow University, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Lucknow University as well. Dr. Jauhari’s research includes the South Asian Region, primarily highlighting the e...

    • 29 min
    Community Initiatives in Mongolia: Gaining Insight From the Co-Director of the Friends of Mongolia

    Community Initiatives in Mongolia: Gaining Insight From the Co-Director of the Friends of Mongolia

    This episode of US-Asia Institute's podcast, Asia Unscripted, features Nick Millward, who is the U.S. Co-Director of Friends of Mongolia. Nick Millward earned a bachelor’s in international studies at Virginia Military Institute. Upon graduating, he served as an Infantry Officer in the US Marine Corps for 7 years, where he was eventually stationed in Japan, enabling him to travel to Mongolia. He left the military in 2021 and is pursuing a Masters of Peace and Conflict Studies as a Rotary Peace...

    • 24 min
    The Honorable Sade Bimantara: Celebrating 75 Years of Indonesia-US Relations

    The Honorable Sade Bimantara: Celebrating 75 Years of Indonesia-US Relations

    This episode of US-Asia Institute's podcast, Asia Unscripted, features the Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, The Honorable Sade Bimantara. He is a career diplomat and graduate of Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, where he obtained his Bachelor and Masters in his focuses of interests: economics, finance, and communications. Mr. Bimantara speaks to USAI Program Assistant Tarang about the 75th anniversary of Indonesia-US relations and how they have...

    • 17 min
    David Dollar: South East Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

    David Dollar: South East Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

    This episode features Dr. David Dollar, who is a senior fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution and host of the Brookings trade podcast, Dollar&Sense. He is a leading expert on China’s economy and U.S.-China economic relations. From 2009 to 2013, Dollar was the U.S. Treasury’s economic and financial emissary to China, based in Beijing, facilitating the macroeconomic and financial policy dialogue between the United States and China. Prior to joining Treasur...

    • 30 min

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