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North Korea is the Impossible State. Each week join the people who know the most about North Korea—The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Victor Cha, Mike Green, and Sue Mi Terry—for an insider's discussion with host H. Andrew Schwartz about the United States’ top national security priority. Email your questions to ImpossibleState@csis.org.
 
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Hosted by CBS News’ Bob Schieffer with H. Andrew Schwartz, “About the News” is series of conversations with the top people reporting the news, about the news, and its impact on politics and policy. A collaboration between the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at TCU, Schieffer and Schwartz host a weekly discussion with the most interesting people working in legacy media, digitally native platforms, social media companies, and t ...
 
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In this episode, Andrew Schwartz, Dr. Victor Cha, and Dr. Sue Mi Terry discuss how President-elect Joe Biden should approach diplomacy with North Korea, as it remains one of the U.S.'s top national security priorities. They expand on Dr. Cha's recent Foreign Affairs article, "Engaging North Korea Anew," to analyze what methods have been unsuccessfu…
 
This week Justin Crump, Sibylline’s CEO, is joined by guest speaker Lisa Kaplan to discuss the realms of conspiracy theories and misinformation. Lisa is the Founder and CEO of Alethea Group, an organization that identifies and mitigates disinformation operations for political campaigns and companies, and so shares some great perspectives on this gr…
 
Join Sibylline’s Greg Hoobler as he hosts this week’s podcast with Liana Semchuk, Lead Europe & Eurasia Analyst; Alex Lord, Europe & Eurasia Analyst; Amy Reynolds, Deputy Insight Manager; and James Barth, North America Analyst. Our speakers revisit the Armenia and Azerbaijan conflict and explore whether the surprisingly quiet post-election period r…
 
Join Sibylline's CEO, Justin Crump, as he hosts this week's podcast with Phil Riding, Lead EMEA Analyst; Eloise Scott, MENA Analyst; Dr Hugo Yu, Lead ASPAC Analyst; and Hans Horan, Cyber Analyst. Our speakers examine Israeli-Arab relations and the potential impact of the US election and China's new socio-economic strategy and its implications on cy…
 
In this episode, Dr. Victor Cha is joined by Dr. Toby Dalton and Dr. Sue Mi Terry to discuss the U.S.-South Korea alliance and what that could mean for South Korean nuclear proliferation. They draw on Dr. Dalton and Ain Han's article, "Elections, Nukes, and the Future of the South Korea-U.S. Alliance," to unpack South Korean opinions on acquiring n…
 
Listen to our latest podcast hosted by Greg Hoobler, Sibylline’s Americas Director, who is joined by Liana Semchuk, Lead Analyst for Europe and Eurasia, Hedda Halvorsen, Europe Analyst, and Phil Riding, our Lead Analyst for the Middle East and Turkey. They discuss tensions between France, Turkey and the wider Muslim world. The recent attack in Nice…
 
Join Sibylline's CEO, Justin Crump, as he hosts this edition’s discussion with Dr Hugo Yu and Liana Semchuk. Our speakers identify the latest developments and trigger points surrounding North Korea's weapons development; the ongoing domestic and international conflicts in Belarus and Armenia-Azerbaijan; the implications of the Kyrgyz protests; and …
 
This episode is from the CSIS Korea Chair's live YouTube series, "The Capital Cable." Special guest Ambassador Caroline Kennedy joins Ambassador Mark Lippert, Dr. Victor Cha, and Dr. Sue Mi Terry for a conversation on her time as ambassador to Japan (2013-2017), the U.S.-Korea-Japan trilateral relationship, and the importance of female leadership i…
 
In this episode, Dr. Victor Cha and Andrew Schwartz are joined by Dr. Gi-Wook Shin to discuss the state of South Korea's democracy. Dr. Shin draws on his recent article "Korean Democracy is Sinking under the Guise of the Rule of Law," to examine signs of democratic backsliding in the Moon administration, and considers it part of a broader trend in …
 
In this episode, Victor Cha and Andrew Schwartz are joined by Dr. Seong-Ho Sheen and Chad O'Carroll to discuss all of the tough issues North Korea is currently facing including concerns over Covid-19, monsoon floods, food shortages, and sanctions. They also think ahead on the U.S. presidential election, and how its outcome could affect relations wi…
 
Today we sit down with David Drinkill who moved to Tokyo, Japan to teach and shares his experiences living a new life in Japan. David's Links: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/tokyofresh Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/07YT2jQSl7bf9mSVDZOjnX?si=ODs5Al5RRVmtfX9Q_IU9Ag Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/jp/podcast/tokyo-fresh/id1491657253?l=en…
 
This episode is from the CSIS Korea Chair's live YouTube series "The Capital Cable". Special guest Honorable Tae Young-ho joins Ambassador Mark Lippert, Dr. Victor Cha, and Dr. Sue Mi Terry for a conversation on North Korea, inter-Korea relations, human rights and life as a National Assemblyman. Hon. Tae Young-ho is currently a member of the Nation…
 
Today I am talking to the general manager of Koryo Tours. Koryo Tours provides Western tourists to take tours to Pyongyang, along with many other countries. In this video we talk about Simon's experiences with the company, the tours, misconceptions, international relations, safety, and the general rules and life of the country. Koryo Tours Links: S…
 
Today we are talking about the current events in Belarus pertaining to the protests and the recent elections. We also touch on their past history which led up to these protests along with some talks about their open borders and Covid-19! Anton's Links YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRB561O99SV4CULEtS9Mxtw Twitter: https://twitter.com/the…
 
In this episode we will be going over the recent events that have been happening in Macau and Hong Kong. Some of the events include the riots in Hong Kong, early stages of Covid-19, censorship, night life, and much more! Brent Evans Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/brent_evans4 Please support me by following or contributing to my Patreon, this…
 
This bonus episode comes from CSIS’s Beyond Parallel Living History video series. We invite Robert King, former special envoy for North Korea human rights issues, to share his experience leading efforts to advance human rights and humanitarian conditions in North Korea. Ambassador King served as special envoy for North Korea human rights issues at …
 
This bonus episode comes from CSIS’s Beyond Parallel Living History video series. In this episode, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea Alexander Vershbow reflects on his work to bolster the U.S.-ROK alliance during his post in South Korea. He shares personal accounts of his experience negotiating key policies like the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreem…
 
This bonus episode comes from CSIS’s Beyond Parallel Living History video series. We invite Shin Kak-soo, former South Korean ambassador to Japan, to share his thoughts on the complexities of South Korea’s relations with Japan. Ambassador Shin served as the South Korean ambassador to Japan from 2011–2013.…
 
In this episode we talk with my father Scott Fisken about the politics in Seattle, Washington. Seattle has been going through a lot of issues pertaining to riots, covid, homelessness, and much more. My father has been researching and paying attention to the issues in this city for his whole life. I brought him on to bring his opinion on the issues.…
 
In this episode we talk with Daniel Bell about Vietnam, Buddhism, Night Clubs, and much more! Daniel Bell Information: https://github.com/DanyoBEO Please support me by following or contributing to my Patreon, this will help produce better content in the future! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thelonglostexplorer Instagram: https://www.instagram.…
 
On this episode we talk to Christian who is from the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. We talk about how accurate the media portrays the country, daily life, corruption, politics, and much more! I am very excited to have this podcast with Christian and here is how you can support him below: Paypal: Paypal.me/jsrs29 Message or email for digital desig…
 
In this special episode, Ambassador Mark Lippert and Victor Cha bring together an all-star cast of Korean baseball experts to talk about the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), its games being broadcast live in America on ESPN, and the importance baseball has played in people-to-people relationships between the U.S. and Korea and their alliance.…
 
Today we are talking about Minneapolis, Covid-19, George Floyd, Media Deception, and much more! Please follow for future interviews and videos! Jack Johannessen Links: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi7-Je-SuA3zjatKL7A8vDg Please support me by following or contributing to my Patreon, this will help produce better content in the future! Y…
 
Today we are talking about Bahrain, The US Navy, Race Relations, Defund The Police from a military perspective, and much more! Please follow for future interviews and videos! Nikolaus Collins Links: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHXXwXpABoJ_nkTMcUgrFOQ Books: https://www.amazon.com/Other-Than-Honorable-Sailors-Tale-ebook/dp/B0111KY30K h…
 
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This virtual session, moderated by Dr. Young-kwan Yoon, Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, features a discussion on opportunities for the future-oriented U.S.-ROK collaboration in new concepts of security including cyber, AI, and outer space. This is Session III of CSIS's…
 
This virtual session, moderated by Ms. Anna Fifield, Beijing Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, features a discussion about the current global health crisis and the comprehensive impact of pandemics on the world. This is Session II of CSIS's three-part ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum 2020, that took place on June 24th and June 25th, 2020.…
 
This virtual session moderated by Ambassador Mark Lippert, Senior Advisor at the CSIS Korea Chair and former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, features a discussion about the status of U.S.-ROK alliance in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Korean War.By CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Our US-based Director, Greg Hoobler, leads a conversation examining lessons for how security and intelligence leaders can continue to position themselves, their teams, and their organizations to successfully navigate the many challenges in this COVID-era. Erika Weisbrod, Corey Vitello, and Erik Antons lend their collective experience and wisdom, yi…
 
Amid the ongoing discussions surrounding the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Europe, we take a look at some of the questions being asked. Split across three sessions, our podcast begins by looking at the current situation in Europe. Our second session considers the the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, drawing out the likely trends to…
 
Our COO Tamara Makarenko has a conversation with leading financial crime experts Samantha Sheen and Payal Patel about the impact COVID is having on financial crime. Their discussion covers why financial crime is ‘surviving’ lockdown, new financial crime trends, the regulatory response, and how companies can safeguard themselves. The podcast ultimat…
 
Three renown global security leaders share their insights on how to be prepared to emerge from the disruption of COVID, identifying what needs to be rebuilt, the increasing importance of an intelligence-driven approach to corporate security, the “Spring Training” model for recovery, and why empathy is the cornerstone for leaders shepherding their t…
 
In this episode, Andrew and CSIS's Victor Cha discuss how South Korea is battling COVID-19 and the innovative strategies they took to prevent a wider spread of the virus. Victor also gives insight into what is and isn't known on how North Korea is responding to the global pandemic, noting their recent missile tests. This is a crossover episode with…
 
Do you want to know about squiggle theory, why W matters to U, the VERUCA world, why Belarus matters, and why you’ll be saying goodbye to business class? Tune in and tune out to our latest podcast, where CEO Justin Crump discusses the shape of the world after Covid with our top Analysts, Ed Johnson and Amy Reynolds. We hope you enjoy the podcast an…
 
In this episode, H. Andrew Schwartz and CSIS Korea Chair Victor Cha talk with Seth Berkman, contributing editor at The New York Times. They discuss Berkman’s new book “A Team of Their Own,” which tells the story of the Unified Korean women’s hockey team from the 2018 PyeongChang Games.By CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
This bonus episode comes from CSIS's Beyond Parallel Living History video series. We invite former South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Song Min-soon to discuss global efforts to denuclearize North Korea during the six-party talks. Minister Song was the director general for North American affairs and chief delegate during the six-part…
 
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