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Foreign correspondent and world affairs editor John Simpson has risked life and limb reporting for the BBC for over 52 years. The Tiananmen Square massacre, Iraq, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Bosnia – you name it he was there. He’s been punched by a UK Prime Minister, bombed by US ‘friendly fire’, watched Saddam Hussein’s execution and whilst experimenting with some hallucinogenic offerings in the deepest Amazon was once hugged by a six foot goldfish wearing sunglasses. On season 1 of John Simpson ...
 
The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security and international affairs, dedicated to developing leaders with a sound understanding of international realities and the ethical conduct of statecraft, based on knowledge and appreciation of the principles of the American political economy and the Western moral tradition. **Please note that the views expressed by our guest lecturers do not necessarily reflect the views of The Institute of World Politics.**
 
Just World Podcasts is an innovative podcast series on international affairs, run by the publishing house Just World Books which also provides this platform as a service to Just World Educational, a nonprofit headquartered in Virginia and Washington DC. The President of Just World Ed, veteran global-affairs writer and antiwar activist Helena Cobban, is the most frequent host on this podcast.
 
Unreported World is Channel 4's critically acclaimed foreign affairs series that offers an insight into the lives of people in some of the most neglected parts of the planet. The Unreported World Podcast presents an audio version of the weekly programme which you can watch on Channel 4 every Friday at 7:30 pm.
 
Voiced by veteran talk show host Adam McManus and written by radio-host and pastor Kevin Swanson and AP award-winning reporter, now pastor, Mark Robinette, The World View in 5 Minutes is a round-up of the daily news from a Biblical perspective. And, perhaps most uniquely, you will often hear applicable Scriptures paired with the stories themselves. It’s part Paul Harvey, part R.C. Sproul. You’ll get addicted to the most definitively Christian overview of the news including politics, pop cult ...
 
Following an official request from the UN Secretary General, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is moving ahead with plans for a World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016. The objective of the event – which will be the first-ever humanitarian summit of this scale and scope – is to set a future agenda for humanitarian action to ensure improved responsiveness to the changing humanitarian landscape in terms of greater needs, more diverse actors, new techno ...
 
Qui’s World Radio Show is the brain child of International recording artist/entertainer, QUI510 (key five ten). A fascinating & hilarious variety show w/ special Musical, Political, Theatrical and Ordinary Joes as guests Qui510, along with her co-host Precious Limits, discuss various topics discussing Life, Entertainment, Love, Sex, Politics, Current Affairs, and Religion. Whatever’s considered a “HOT TOPIC” we are talking about it! Funny, Intriguing, RisQue, Fresh and New is what “Qui’s Wor ...
 
The World Beyond the Headlines series is a collaborative project of the Center for International Studies, the International House Global Voices Program, and the Seminary Co-op Bookstores and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Its aim is to bring scholars and journalists together to consider major international issues and how they are covered in the media.
 
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A Brief Guide to Maritime Strategy (US Naval Institute Press, 2019), is a readable introduction to the world of maritime strategy. While Prof Holmes bases his narrative on the writings of Mahan and Corbett, he weaves in a wide-range of naval, political and philosophical thinkers who describe the universal importance of maritime strategy. His book g…
 
Listen now to WACA's Cover to Cover on Thursday, February 18, at 2:00-3:00 PM ET, featuring Kathryn Stoner, Deputy Director at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and a Senior Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, and at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, all at Stanford Universi…
 
On today's episode of World Review from the New Statesman, Emily Tamkin in Washington DC and Ido Vock in Berlin are joined, from Copenhagen, by Ravinder Kaur, author of Brand New Nation, to discuss the farmers' protest in India, how they've sustained momentum for a hundred days, and whether they can create a meaningful and lasting opposition to Mod…
 
Korea24 – 2021.03.05. (Friday) News Briefing: The Health and Welfare Ministry released a draft plan on how it will revise the current five-tier social distancing scheme to four levels and to better convey public action plans for each level. The draft is also designed to have less impact on small businesses. (Eunice Kim) In-Depth News Analysis: Law …
 
China has set an economic growth target of at least 6% for 2021. Premier Li Keqiang unveiled the target as part of a central government work report delivered to the National People’s Congress. China's top legislature is currently holding its annual meeting. In addition to general GDP target, the annual report also addresses many other economic goal…
 
It’s Friday, March 5th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com) 21 Christians released from prison in Eritrea Twenty-one female Christian prisoners, all of whom are young mothers, were freed after spending four years in an Eritrean island prison, reports …
 
When voters elect a new government in Germany this year, it will bring the curtain down on the 16 year chancellorship of Angela Merkel. In parliament since 2005, Merkel has been one of Europe’s most influential leaders, steering her country and the bloc through numerous crises. What will be the consequences of her departure from office and who will…
 
Korea24 – 2021.03.04. (Thursday) - News Briefing: Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl has announced his intent to resign, reiterating his opposition to the ruling camp's law enforcement reform. Speaking to reporters in front of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office in Seoul on Thursday, he said the spirit of the constitution is being torn apart and that he…
 
①China's top political advisory body starts annual session. ②US Secretary of State Antony Blinken describes China as the "biggest geopolitical test of the 21st century." ③CDC chief says China will have enough vaccines to achieve herd immunity. ④South Korea's fertility rate falls to lowest in the world.…
 
It’s Thursday, March 4th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Hindu extremists barged into churches, beat Christians Hindu extremists in Madhya Pradesh, India broke into two church services last month and beat church members. The extremists then pre…
 
On February 1st, the Burmese military mounted a coup, deposing and detaining the civilian leadership of the country. The military arrested the de-facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other key members of her ruling party. This coup is a major setback for Myanmar's transition to democracy and a key foreign policy challenge for the new Biden ad…
 
Korea24 – 2021.03.03. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency announced on Wednesday that it launched an investigation into 14 employees of the Korea Land and Housing Corporation(LH) who are accused of speculative land purchases in two Gyeonggi Province cities recently named as development zones. (Eunice Kim) - In-D…
 
It’s Wednesday, March 3rd, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Canadian COVID Tyranny: Church fined $83,000 for in-person services Canada’s Ontario Superior Court of Justice fined Trinity Bible Chapel $83,000 for holding in-person services last mont…
 
Korea24 – 2020.03.02. (Tuesday) News Briefing: The South Korean cabinet has approved a 15 trillion won extra budget plan aimed to help small businesses suffering from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. (Koo Heejin) In-Depth News Analysis: Professor Melinda Mills from the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford delves into the idea of a “…
 
It’s Tuesday, March 2nd, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Kevin Swanson Belarus church evicted on February 17th A Belarus pastor and his congregation were evicted from their building by the police on February 17th, reports Evangelical Focus. The New Life Church…
 
Korea24 – 2021.03.01. (Monday) News Briefing: In a speech marking the 102nd anniversary of the March First Independence Movement Day on Monday, President Moon Jae-in said South Korea is ready for face-to-face talks with Japan, and that the past should not hold the two nations back. (Eunice Kim) In-Depth News Analysis: Dr. Bong Young-shik from the Y…
 
It’s Monday, March 1, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com) India’s latest anti-conversion law Christian leaders in India’s Uttar Pradesh state are speaking out against the passage of a new anti-conversion law, reports International Christian Concern. A…
 
On February 24 the very first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine from COVAX arrived in Ghana. COVAX is the international cooperative effort around the development and distribution safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. Ghana became the first country to receive COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX when 600,000 doses landed at the airport in Accra. On hand to…
 
It's a mystery that could intrigue us for decades to come - how and when did alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick die? When did she die?; Calls for the Prime Minister to stand down an unnamed Cabinet Minister over historical rape allegations; And Donald Trump positions himself as Republican Party 'Kingmaker'.…
 
Sir John Jenkins, formerly the UK's ambassador to Iraq, Libya and Saudi Arabia, joins Emily Tamkin in Washington DC and Ido Vock in Berlin to look at the decade that's passed since the Arab Spring, and what lessons have been learnt in both the region and the wider international community. Further reading: Sir John Jenkins' piece, The lights that fa…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.26. (Friday) News Briefing: South Korea has begun administering its first available COVID-19 vaccines to medical workers and patients at long-term care facilities on Friday. The immunization program launches some 13 months after the first coronavirus case was reported in the country. Through the program, the government aims to imm…
 
It’s Friday, February 26th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com) One month after arsonists burn 5 Kenyan churches From January 14th to 24th, arsonists in western Kenya burned a total of five churches and threw human feces on the buildings’ remains to d…
 
With restrictions set ease in Victoria, we take a look at the first week of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out and whether the Brisbane dosing bungle will knock people's confidence in the jab. And a tragic development in a mystery that's gripped New South Wales: the remains of alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick discovered months after she disappeared.…
 
Italy's new prime minister Mario Draghi, a compromise choice asked to lead a national unity government after the collapse of the previous coalition, has several tough challenges on his hands: to administer EU Covid-19 relief funds in an effective way, to navigate the pandemic, and to retain control of the unwieldy coalition of parties that voted hi…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.25. (Thursday) - News Briefing: Reversing the previous Trump administration's withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council in 2018, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed America’s commitment to address human rights abuses. He specified North Korea as a violator, but only cast doubts on whether Washington will be able to…
 
Natasha Kassam of the Lowy Institute joins the podcast this week, to join Darren in facing interrogation from Allan arising from their co-authored essay, published this week in Australian Foreign Affairs (Issue 11) entitled “Future Shock: How to Prepare for a China-led World”. The questions the essay tries to answer are: what would China’s leadersh…
 
It’s Thursday, February 25th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Another Indian state targets Christians with “anti-conversion” law India’s Haryana state became the latest jurisdiction in the country to announce they will pass an anti-conversion la…
 
The conflict in Yemen is entering a new phase. The Houthi rebel group that controls much of the country is launching a new offensive in an oil rich region of the country. Meanwhile, the Biden administration has breathed new life into international diplomatic efforts to end the war by ending US support to the Saudi Arabia lead military campaign. Thi…
 
The Prime Minister has expressed full confidence in his Defence Minister Linda Reynolds - as she continues to recover from heart problems in hospital. The Minister has been under intense pressure over her handling of an alleged rape in her office and questions are now being directed at the Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, who has revealed he kne…
 
Korea24 – 2021.02.24. (Wednesday) - News Briefing: Final preparations are being made for South Korea’s COVID-19 vaccination program, which starts on Friday, February 26. The first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines left the factory in Andong and arrived in a logistics center. (Eunice Kim) - In-Depth News Analysis: Harry Kazianis, Senior Director of Kore…
 
When John Foster Dulles died in 1959, he was given the largest American state funeral since Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s in 1945. President Eisenhower called Dulles—his longtime secretary of state—“one of the truly great men of our time,” and a few years later the new commercial airport outside Washington, DC, was christened the Dulles International…
 
It’s Wednesday, February 24th, A.D. 2021. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard at www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus. (Adam@TheWorldview.com) By Jonathan Clark Founder of China Aid speaks to The Worldview about Hong Kong Approximately 130,000 people are fleeing from Hong Kong to the United Kingdom after Communist China took over the adminis…
 
This event is part of The Intermarium Lecture Series sponsored by The Institute of World Politics.About the lecture: The defensibility of the Baltic states has been a subject of much discussion since the Russian invasion and occupation of parts of Ukraine. A 2016 report by the RAND Corporation caused a stir when it determined that NATO was unprepar…
 
Korea24 – 2020.02.23. (Tuesday) News Briefing: Iran said that it has agreed with the South Korean government on the transfer and use of its assets at South Korean banks frozen under U.S. sanctions, while South Korea stressed that consultation with the US and other countries will be needed to release the Iranian assets. (Koo Heejin) In-Depth News An…
 
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