GTI Insights is a podcast produced by the Global Taiwan Institute, a 501(c)3 policy think tank based in Washington, D.C.
GTI Insights consist of brief, timely interviews with a wide range of journalists, activists, and policy experts. From security and defense matters to diplomatic, trade, and social issues, the podcast will explore a variety of topics related to Taiwan and its place in the world. In doing so, it will work to shed light on the unique challenges and opportunities facing the island democracy in an uncertain world.
Season 2, Episode 12: A Conversation with Srikanth Kondapalli on India's Relations with China and Taiwan
In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid interviews Dr. Srikanth Kondapalli, a professor of Chinese Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. In a timely and expansive conversation, Kondapalli shares his perspectives on India's increasingly tense relationship with China, India's role in regional defense arrangements, and prospects for expanded India-Taiwan ties.
Season 2, Episode 11: A Conversation with Natasha Kassam on Australia's Approach to China and Taiwan
In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid and Program Assistant Zoë Weaver interview Natasha Kassam, the director of the Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Program at the Lowy Institute. In a fascinating conversation, Kassam shares her perspectives on Australia's deteriorating relationship with China, growing concerns regarding Chinese influence in Australia, and expanding ties between Australia and Taiwan.
Season 2, Episode 10: A Conversation with Ttcat and Tim Niven on Chinese Information Operations in Taiwan
In Season 2, Episode 10 of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid interviews Ttcat and Tim Niven, the chief executive officer and research scientist, respectively, at the Taiwan-based Doublethink Lab. In a timely and wide-ranging interview, they discuss their recent report, "Deafening Whispers: China’s Information Operation and Taiwan’s 2020 Election," and share their thoughts on Chinese disinformation tactics and Taiwan's efforts to resist them.
Season 2, Episode 9: A Conversation with Björn Jerdén on Sweden's Approach to China and Taiwan
In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid and Research Associate Katherine Schultz interview Dr. Björn Jerdén, the director of the Swedish National China Centre at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. In an illuminating conversation, Dr. Jerdén shares his perspectives on Sweden-China relations, China's changing relationship with the EU, and the potential for expanded EU-Taiwan ties.
Season 2, Episode 8: A Conversation with Oriana Skylar Mastro on US Policy in the Taiwan Strait
In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid interviews Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro, a Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University and a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. In a timely and engaging interview, she shares her perspectives on the current state of the cross-Strait relationship, Chinese foreign policy and decision-making, and the future of US deterrence in East Asia.
Season 2, Episode 7: A Conversation with Jessie Lau on Transnational Solidarity and Social Movements in the Asia-Pacific
In this episode of GTI Insights, we interview Jessie Lau, a freelance journalist and Editor-in-Chief at NüVoices. In a fascinating and wide-ranging discussion, Lau shares her thoughts on transnational solidarity between social movements in the Asia-Pacific, efforts to combat violence against Asian communities, and Taiwan's role as a regional progressive leader.
Producers: Marshall Reid, Jack Liu
Hosts: Sophia Knight, Marshall Reid
Editor: Joseph Ross
Music: Joseph Ross