Nations & States serves as a platform for students and young professionals passionate about world affairs to add their voices to ongoing global conversations. Showcasing some of the best insight, commentary, and analysis this new generation of global citizens has to offer, Nations & States strives to better inform our readers on pressing international issues and fill the gaps in coverage left by popular media sources.
Podcast | Episode 6: Strongmen at 1600 Penn.
Just days after crossing his one-hundred day milestone, U.S. President Donald Trump invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House. Nations & States' Edward Mahabir and Casey Mendoza discussed Trump's decision in the context of U.S.-Philippines relations and Trump's apparent affinity for strongmen.
Podcast | Episode 5: Timelines and Red Lines of the Syrian Civil War
In light of the Assad regime's chemical weapons attack and the Trump administration's military response last week, Nations & States co-founder Edward Mahabir and editor Avram Reisman discuss the history and key developments in the Syrian Civil War.
Podcast | Episode 4: Don’t Mess with the Free Press!
Nations & States co-founder Edward Mahabir discusses the state of international journalism and freedom of the press with Meshal de Santis, senior media relations coordinator at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Podcast | Episode 3: Russia is Listening. So Should You!
Co-founder Edward Mahabir sits down with Nations & States managing editor Luke Drabyn and contributing writer, Nick Tonckens to discuss the state of U.S.-Russia relations, Russia's involvement in Europe, the Middle East, and the former Soviet space, and Russia's domestic politics.
Podcast | Episode 2: Latin America’s “Greatest Hits”
Co-founder Edward Mahabir sits down with Nations & States editor, Andrea Fernández Aponte for a discussion on major issues facing Latin America today. Topics include immigration and trade trends in Mexico, peace in Colombia, the political and economic crises in Venezuela, and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.
Podcast | Episode 1: Introduction
Nations & States co-founder, Edward Mahabir announces the launch of the Nations & States podcast.
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