Trend Lines

By World Politics Review

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.

  1. 1.
    Cubans Are Still Waiting for Something New From Biden
    40:49
  2. 2.
    The Myths and Realities of China’s Digital Currency
    32:45
  3. 3.
    The U.S. Military and the Legacy of Afghanistan
    42:49
  4. 4.
    Can Biden Go Big on Arms Control With Russia?
    31:33
  5. 5.
    Matt Duss on a Progressive U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda
    44:54
  6. 6.
    Rerun: Dealing With an ‘Infinitely More Assertive China’
    30:45
  7. 7.
    Rebooting U.S. Diplomatic Engagement in Africa
    35:23
  8. 8.
    The Significance of Pope Francis’ Historic Trip to Iraq
    25:28
  1. 9.
    Biden’s Review of Drone Strikes Is a Chance to Reject ‘Targeted Killings’
    35:43
  2. 10.
    A New Chief Prosecutor, and New Challenges, for the ICC
    22:38
  3. 11.
    Why Innovation Will Be Key to Africa’s Post-COVID Rebuilding
    27:57
  4. 12.
    Can Belarus’ Stalled Protests Regain Momentum?
    34:25
  5. 13.
    Biden Confronts Trump’s Disastrous Legacy on Immigration
    33:06
  6. 14.
    Addressing Gender Disparities in COVID-19 Recoveries
    27:40
  7. 15.
    Decoding Kim Jong Un’s Latest Show of Strength
    44:15
  8. 16.
    Trump’s Poisonous Legacy: Emboldened Far-Right Extremists
    31:28
  9. 17.
    What the End of the Qatar Boycott Means for the Gulf
    35:08
  10. 18.
    ‘To Act Alone When Necessary’: Nathalie Tocci on European Strategic Autonomy
    51:28
  11. 19.
    Boko Haram’s Worrying Expansion
    43:43
  12. 20.
    Rerun: How Trump Damaged U.S. Civil-Military Relations—and How to Repair Them
    38:05
  13. 21.
    A Scandal at Google and the Future of AI
    40:53
  14. 22.
    ‘They’ve Got to Be Visionary’: Dambisa Moyo on Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery
    35:52
  15. 23.
    What’s Worth Salvaging From Trump’s Foreign Policy
    35:32
  16. 24.
    The Future of U.S.-Mexico Ties Under Biden
    34:30
  17. 25.
    Why Jordan Is Relieved to See Trump Go
    28:06
  18. 26.
    How Trump Damaged U.S. Civil-Military Relations—and How to Repair Them
    37:04
  19. 27.
    How Russia and Turkey Won the Nagorno-Karabakh War
    31:14
  20. 28.
    The Pandemic’s Overlooked Impact on Digital Rights
    28:05
  21. 29.
    Thailand’s Pro-Democracy Protesters Aren’t Backing Down
    36:41
  22. 30.
    ‘Reality Is Catching Up’: Edward Luce on Trump, the Election and What Comes After
    44:40
  23. 31.
    How to Guard Against Election-Related Misinformation
    25:49
  24. 32.
    Russia Faces a Reckoning on Its Periphery
    32:23
  25. 33.
    South America’s New Era of Pragmatism
    51:46
  26. 34.
    The Case for Reopening America’s Doors to Refugees
    27:41
  27. 35.
    ‘The World Has Moved On’: Carl Bildt on the EU in the Trump Era—and After
    42:59
  28. 36.
    How Southeast Asia Is Navigating China’s Rise
    39:45
  29. 37.
    The Preexisting Conditions That Doomed Britain’s COVID-19 Response
    39:37
  30. 38.
    ‘A Litany of Failed Enterprises’: Robert Malley on a Changing Middle East
    1:00:00
  31. 39.
    Things Just Got Worse for Refugees in Greece
    30:46
  32. 40.
    Dealing With an ‘Infinitely More Assertive China’
    30:19
  33. 41.
    How COVID-19 Is Changing Education—Not Always for the Worse
    30:30
  34. 42.
    Rerun: Why Societies Are Resilient to Disasters Like COVID-19
    30:38
  35. 43.
    What We Talk About When We Talk About Decolonization
    37:28
  36. 44.
    Are Lukashenko’s Days Numbered in Belarus?
    33:45
  37. 45.
    Will Cities Ever Be the Same After COVID-19?
    28:33
  38. 46.
    The Real Reasons to Be Concerned About TikTok
    49:20
  39. 47.
    As Conflict Escalates in the Sahel, Is Chad’s Deby Overstretched?
    43:11
  40. 48.
    The EU Gets a Budget, and China Loses a Consulate
    40:41
  41. 49.
    An Anti-Corruption Backlash Metastasizes in Guatemala
    38:29
  42. 50.
    Is the U.S. Blowing Things Up in Iran—and in Cyberspace?
    34:59

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