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Matters of State - Underreported Issues in World News & International Relations

By Young Professionals in International Relations

Young professionals in Washington, DC get together weekly to discuss underreported global issues over drinks.

  1. 1.
    Fentanyl05/20/2019
    28:15
  2. 2.
    Catalonia: A Conversation with Andrew Davis05/13/2019
    39:15
  3. 3.
    Spotlight: Estonia05/06/2019
    26:40
  4. 4.
    Japan’s Emperor Akihito04/30/2019
    29:43
  5. 5.
    Invasive Species04/22/2019
    48:49
  6. 6.
    Global Maternal Healthcare: A Study in Cultural Competency04/08/2019
    35:26
  7. 7.
    Spotlight: Western Sahara04/01/2019
    20:00
  8. 8.
    The World of Virtual Reality03/25/2019
    28:53
  1. 9.
    Global navigation satellite systems03/18/2019
    30:24
  2. 10.
    International Relations of the Amazon03/11/2019
    38:08
  3. 11.
    The Heart of Nuba: A Conversation With Doctor Tom Catena02/11/2019
    32:37
  4. 12.
    Spotlight: Lesotho02/04/2019
    41:53
  5. 13.
    Olympic Terrorism01/28/2019
    29:48
  6. 14.
    Spotlight: Papua New Guinea01/14/2019
    36:00
  7. 15.
    Why Nations Fail12/05/2018
    22:11
  8. 16.
    Uncontacted Peoples12/03/2018
    22:49
  9. 17.
    Emergency Warning Systems11/19/2018
    35:49
  10. 18.
    Ethiopia and Eritrea’s Sudden Peace11/05/2018
    31:28
  11. 19.
    Bride Trafficking10/29/2018
    34:43
  12. 20.
    National Apologies10/22/2018
    29:30
  13. 21.
    Water Scarcity10/08/2018
    27:30
  14. 22.
    Hello, Shadowlands – Organized Crime in Southeast Asia10/01/2018
    44:57
  15. 23.
    Australia’s Leadership Change09/17/2018
    34:55
  16. 24.
    Ambassador Reuben Brigety on the African Union09/10/2018
    25:23
  17. 25.
    Afghanistan, Poppy, and Saffron08/27/2018
    26:30
  18. 26.
    Sinking States08/20/2018
    21:20
  19. 27.
    Sand Mafias08/13/2018
    17:19
  20. 28.
    Spotlight: Urumqi08/06/2018
    26:18
  21. 29.
    Space Traffic Management07/30/2018
    41:11
  22. 30.
    Spotlight: Cyprus07/18/2018
    29:42
  23. 31.
    Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance07/10/2018
    39:59
  24. 32.
    Unrecognized Countries07/03/2018
    25:55
  25. 33.
    Zoos in Conflict Zones06/26/2018
    18:49
  26. 34.
    The Nicaragua Canal06/19/2018
    25:37
  27. 35.
    Lost Nuclear Materials06/12/2018
    39:25
  28. 36.
    Conflict in South Sudan06/05/2018
    51:13
  29. 37.
    Michael McFaul, former Ambassador to Russia05/29/2018
    25:10
  30. 38.
    Tourism in North Korea05/08/2018
    42:10
  31. 39.
    Spotlight: Mali04/30/2018
    31:04
  32. 40.
    Spotlight: Belarus04/16/2018
    34:11
  33. 41.
    Human Rights and the Chocolate Industry03/26/2018
    30:04
  34. 42.
    Understanding National Debt03/19/2018
    30:50
  35. 43.
    Myanmar and Mobile Phones03/12/2018
    24:10
  36. 44.
    Governments in Exile03/06/2018
    23:37
  37. 45.
    Unorthodox Illicit Financing02/26/2018
    33:54
  38. 46.
    H.E. Omar Arouna, Ambassador of Benin to the United States02/07/2018
    48:28
  39. 47.
    Why the Arctic Matters01/30/2018
    30:14
  40. 48.
    Al-Qaeda’s Global Network01/22/2018
    29:37
  41. 49.
    Blockchain Technology01/16/2018
    18:41
  42. 50.
    Asteroid Mining and the Outer Space Treaty01/08/2018
    28:46
  43. 51.
    Foreign Policy of Pope Francis12/18/2017
    13:27
  44. 52.
    Venezuela’s Shift from Chavismo12/11/2017
    24:34
  45. 53.
    Organized Crime & New Technology11/20/2017
    34:03
  46. 54.
    Universal Basic Income10/30/2017
    29:53
  47. 55.
    The Militarization of Space07/21/2017
    30:44
  48. 56.
    Logistics of Peacekeeping Missions06/05/2017
    38:08
  49. 57.
    Understanding the Kashmir Conflict05/30/2017
    25:10
  50. 58.
    Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh’s Female PM05/22/2017
    28:47
  51. 59.
    Possible World-Changing Technologies05/08/2017
    40:02
  52. 60.
    Gun Control around the World04/04/2017
    26:14
  53. 61.
    Speaking with Finland’s Ambassador to the US, Kirsti Kauppi03/27/2017
    41:13
  54. 62.
    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam03/07/2017
    26:06
  55. 63.
    Nuclear Deterrence Theory02/07/2017
    27:59
  56. 64.
    The Meiji Restoration01/31/2017
    44:46
  57. 65.
    NATO’s Evolving Security Environment01/03/2017
    27:46
  58. 66.
    Clean Energy in the Caribbean12/26/2016
    24:35
  59. 67.
    Foreign Policy of Pope Francis12/12/2016
    13:27
  60. 68.
    Hello Germany!11/14/2016
    11:58
  61. 69.
    Spotlight: Guyana11/08/2016
    19:08
  62. 70.
    Finance Curse11/01/2016
    21:59
  63. 71.
    Halloween Special: Spooky Folklore and International Curses10/24/2016
    16:32
  64. 72.
    Uzbekistan at a Crossroads09/26/2016
    14:15
  65. 73.
    The Resource Curse and the Paradox of Plenty09/12/2016
    29:07
  66. 74.
    The Horn of Africa08/29/2016
    34:12
  67. 75.
    MOOCs, International Education, and Diplomacy07/25/2016
    20:49
  68. 76.
    Spotlight: Doctors without Borders07/18/2016
    23:58
  69. 77.
    The UN’s Next Secretary General07/11/2016
    26:16
  70. 78.
    Colombia’s Human Trafficking Epidemic07/04/2016
    36:24
  71. 79.
    Spotlight: Gwadar Port, a Chinese Foothold in Pakistan06/27/2016
    18:27
  72. 80.
    OPEC in Crisis06/21/2016
    26:04
  73. 81.
    Population Structure and its Effects on Stability05/27/2016
    30:08
  74. 82.
    Thoughts on the International Criminal Court04/25/2016
    25:27
  75. 83.
    Exploring Global Gender04/12/2016
    33:10
  76. 84.
    Hello Cambodia!04/07/2016
    16:36
  77. 85.
    Spotlight: Comoros03/09/2016
    27:09
  78. 86.
    International Law and the Use of Force03/02/2016
    33:03
  79. 87.
    Nairobi’s Slums and Urbanization Challenges02/22/2016
    37:43
  80. 88.
    Wildlife Trafficking01/26/2016
    30:13
  81. 89.
    What Motivates Terrorism?11/23/2015
    30:40
  82. 90.
    Democracy and Development in Rwanda11/11/2015
    22:25
  83. 91.
    Spotlight: Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej11/04/2015
    26:33
  84. 92.
    Illicit Oil Networks, ISIL, and the World10/26/2015
    28:50
  85. 93.
    India’s Fence around Bangladesh10/12/2015
    11:56
  86. 94.
    Mexico’s Drug Cartels10/05/2015
    29:09
  87. 95.
    Engaging North Korea09/28/2015
    29:04
  88. 96.
    The World’s Syrian Refugee Crisis09/21/2015
    30:36
  89. 97.
    Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis09/14/2015
    17:12
  90. 98.
    Introduction09/08/2015
    0:42

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