Deep Dish On Global Affairs

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Sinopsis

Deep Dish on Global Affairs goes beyond the headlines on critical global issues. With foreign policy and international relations in constant flux, Deep Dish brings together experts in politics, government, defense, finance, and wherever the news is happening to dish about current affairs.

Episodios

  • Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany — May 7, 2020

    Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany — May 7, 2020

    07/05/2020 Duración: 36min

    Germany’s effective, science-driven response to COVID-19 is a model for countries around the world. But as life returns to normal for many Germans this week, Chancellor Merkel says the country is still on the “thinnest of ice” in addressing the pandemic. The Wall Street Journal’s Bojan Pancevski joins Deep Dish from Berlin to examine Germany’s reopening strategy.

  • US-Iran Tensions Escalate Amid COVID-19 — April 30, 2020

    US-Iran Tensions Escalate Amid COVID-19 — April 30, 2020

    30/04/2020 Duración: 29min

    Tensions between the United States and Iran continue to simmer amid the coronavirus pandemic. Iran is blaming US sanctions for its lack of medical supplies and recently harassed US warships in the Gulf, while the United States is threatening to increase economic pressure with additional sanctions. Brookings’ Suzanne Maloney and the German Marshall Fund’s Ariane Tabatabai join Deep Dish to examine internal politics and the future of the US-Iran standoff.

  • Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from New Zealand — April 23, 2020

    Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from New Zealand — April 23, 2020

    23/04/2020 Duración: 25min

    As New Zealand prepares to emerge from a national lockdown on April 27, Axios’ Rebecca Falconer joins Deep Dish from Auckland to explain the aggressive and effective national eradication strategy and how the government’s actions might influence the general election in September. 

  • The 2020s and the Rebuilding of America — April 21, 2020

    The 2020s and the Rebuilding of America — April 21, 2020

    21/04/2020 Duración: 31min

    Drawing from today’s global crises and the patterns of American history, geopolitical forecaster George Friedman predicts the 2020s will be a decade of storm and strain for the United States, followed by a period of prosperity. He joins Deep Dish to examine the institutional and socioeconomic cycles of upheaval that have rebuilt and reinvented American life in the past and explains why he’s still optimistic about the future.

  • Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Japan — April 17, 2020

    Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Japan — April 17, 2020

    17/04/2020 Duración: 38min

    In another special edition episode, we’re taking you inside the global COVID-19 pandemic response by talking to Nikkei’s Kiyoshi Ando, reporting from Tokyo. He joins Deep Dish a few days after the start of a national state of emergency to explain why Japan appeared to be a miracle success story but is currently seeing a spike in infections — complicated by an impending national travel holiday and a lack of protective medical equipment.

  • Will the Biggest Oil Deal in History Work — April 16, 2020

    Will the Biggest Oil Deal in History Work — April 16, 2020

    16/04/2020 Duración: 26min

    Over the weekend, OPEC+ finalized the biggest oil supply deal in history — drastically cutting production with the hopes of stabilizing plummeting prices as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns. Charlotte Howard, the Economist’s New York bureau chief and energy and commodities editor, joins Deep Dish to explain the economic and political implications of the agreement and how it could affect the future of oil in the United States and beyond.

  • Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Europe — April 10, 2020

    Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Europe — April 10, 2020

    10/04/2020 Duración: 32min

    Through a series of special edition episodes, we’re taking you inside the global COVID-19 pandemic response by talking to journalists on the ground. The New York Times’ Steven Erlanger, reporting from Brussels, joins Deep Dish to examine how European nations are learning from the devastation in Italy and Spain — and what the pandemic might mean for European solidarity in the long-term.

  • The Demise of Democracy in Hungary — April 8, 2020

    The Demise of Democracy in Hungary — April 8, 2020

    08/04/2020 Duración: 35min

    While Europe has been struggling to contain COVID-19, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has used his country’s emergency response to reduce checks on his power and make himself a de facto dictator. Princeton University’s Kim Scheppele joins Deep Dish to explain why the failure of one democracy should matter to every democracy and examine whether Hungary could have ripple effects on other political systems in Europe and beyond.

  • Mervyn King on Managing the COVID-19 Economic Crisis — April 2, 2020

    Mervyn King on Managing the COVID-19 Economic Crisis — April 2, 2020

    02/04/2020 Duración: 36min

    Stock markets have plunged, economic output is falling, businesses are closed with some facing bankruptcy, and unemployment is soaring as a result of COVID-19. In a new episode of Deep Dish, former Bank of London governor Lord Mervyn King draws from lessons he learned during the 2008 financial crisis to discuss how to manage the current economic uncertainty. 

  • Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from South Korea – March 30, 2020

    Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from South Korea – March 30, 2020

    30/03/2020 Duración: 27min

    Through a series of special edition Deep Dish episodes, we’re taking you inside the global COVID-19 pandemic response by talking to journalists on the ground. We begin in South Korea, which ranked among the top ten countries for total cases at the time of recording. The Wall Street Journal’s Dasl Yoon, reporting from Seoul, joins us to explain what other countries can learn from South Korea’s innovative approaches to successfully flatten the curve of new infections – without shutting down the economy.

  • What the US Can Learn from the Global Responses to COVID-19 — March 26, 2020

    What the US Can Learn from the Global Responses to COVID-19 — March 26, 2020

    26/03/2020 Duración: 34min

    Countries across the globe are rushing to contain COVID-19 and “flatten the curve” – with mixed results. After months of shutdowns China is slowly reopening; India has initiated a national lockdown; leaders in Brazil and Mexico have dismissed the danger; and Italy and Spain report high death totals and lack medical supplies. POLITICO’s Ryan Heath joins Deep Dish to explain the lessons the United States can learn from countries that are further ahead in the infection timeline. 

  • Think You Know the US Midwest in 2020? Take Another Look. - March 12, 2020

    Think You Know the US Midwest in 2020? Take Another Look. - March 12, 2020

    12/03/2020 Duración: 32min

    While the political importance of the American Midwest in 2020 is clear, the region of 70 million people is all too often written off as an economic has-been and a cultural backwater. Shayndi Raice of the Wall Street Journal and John Austin of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs join Deep Dish to tell a different story, one of bright spots as well as blights in this region encompassing all or part of 12 US states.

  • Hard Truths about the US Role in Yemens War - March 5, 2020

    Hard Truths about the US Role in Yemen's War - March 5, 2020

    05/03/2020 Duración: 27min

    Yemen's years-long war pits Iran-backed Houthis against a coalition of Saudi-led forces seeking to restore Yemen's internationally recognized government. The war has created not only a dire humanitarian crisis but also an opening for terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda. International Crisis Group's Daniel Schneiderman, who was NSC director for Yemen under presidents Obama and Trump, joins Deep Dish to explain the US role in the conflict.

  • From ISIS to Assad, the Trump Administrations Plan in Syria - February 26, 2020

    From ISIS to Assad, the Trump Administration's Plan in Syria - February 26, 2020

    26/02/2020 Duración: 42min

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Levant Affairs and Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn joins Deep Dish to explain the Trump administration's plan in war-torn Syria, discussing everything from ISIS and the Assad regime to Russian and Iranian influence.

  • Alliances Secured Americas Past. Will They Secure Its Future? - Feb. 20, 2020

    Alliances Secured America's Past. Will They Secure Its Future? - Feb. 20, 2020

    20/02/2020 Duración: 37min

    "The United States needs allies more than it ever has," says Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the forthcoming book Shields of the Republic. On the latest Deep Dish, Rapp-Hooper joins Council President Ivo Daalder for a discussion about the state of US alliances at a moment when new concerns are flaring up from the Philippines and East Asia to Europe.

  • One Woman Is Standing Up to Murder and Violence in El Salvador - February 13, 2020

    One Woman Is Standing Up to Murder and Violence in El Salvador - February 13, 2020

    13/02/2020 Duración: 33min

    This week, soldiers with automatic weapons occupied El Salvador’s legislature, demanding more funds to fight rampant criminal gangs. For years, violence and crime have led to poor living conditions in the country and mass emigration. Rosa Anaya, a Gus Hart Visiting Fellow at the Council, joins Deep Dish to discuss her groundbreaking work rehabilitating inmates and gang members in El Salvador with Catholic Relief Services’ Second Chances.

  • Cities, Consumers, and Companies Are the Secret of Sustainability - February 5, 2020

    Cities, Consumers, and Companies Are the Secret of Sustainability - February 5, 2020

    05/02/2020 Duración: 39min

    First developed by the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an ambitious effort for countries to address the world's biggest problems. Yet much of the remarkable work happening now is at the sub-national level, by cities, local governments, and the private sector. Anthony F. Pipa of the Brookings Institution and Catherine P. Sheehy, global lead for sustainability partnerships at UL, join Deep Dish to discuss the way forward.

  • Should US Shrink the Pentagon to Increase National Security? - January 30, 2020

    Should US Shrink the Pentagon to Increase National Security? - January 30, 2020

    30/01/2020 Duración: 34min

    America spends more on its military than the next 10 countries combined, and the Department of Defense oversees some 1.3 million military personnel. But is it all necessary? Joining Deep Dish to discuss his provocative new book Close the Pentagon, Charles Kenny argues that not only can the United States cut its defense budget, but it can also better secure the nation by eventually shuttering the Pentagon and channeling some of the savings to development, diplomacy, and aid.

  • America First vs. Spider-Man: A Debate on Supporting Pro-Democracy Protests - January 23, 2020

    America First vs. Spider-Man: A Debate on Supporting Pro-Democracy Protests - January 23, 2020

    23/01/2020 Duración: 41min

    Demonstrators have taken to the streets from Hong Kong to Lebanon, with many calling for democratic reforms. Yet policymakers in the United States are split on whether or not to support pro-democracy movements abroad. Rochelle Terman and Paul Poast of the University of Chicago join Deep Dish to debate the two competing options, which they call “America first” and “Spider-Man.”

  • Strange Bedfellows: Anti-Immigrant Conservatives and Environmentalists Join Forces in Europe - January 16, 2020

    Strange Bedfellows: Anti-Immigrant Conservatives and Environmentalists Join Forces in Europe - January 16, 2020

    16/01/2020 Duración: 28min

    Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, the young head of a conservative party deeply opposed to immigration, has just formed a coalition government with Austria’s Green party. Having adopted a platform that is anti-immigration, pro-business, and pro-environment, the odd pairing of these parties holds important and timely lessons for the larger realignment of left-right politics taking place across Europe, not least in Europe’s biggest economy, Germany. Sam Jones of the Financial Times joins Deep Dish to discuss.

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