The CSIS Podcast

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Hosted by Colm Quinn, The CSIS Podcast dissects the big (and soon-to-be big) stories of the week in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.


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Defusing North Korea

July 7th, 2017

This week we hear from Victor Cha, the CSIS Korea Chair, on North Korea's latest missile test and how the United States can begin to rein in the Hermit Kingdom. Hosted by Colm Quinn.

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On this episode we discuss the rise of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who this week became next in line to the Saudi throne after being named the new Crown Prince. We also check in on the latest developments in Qatar's rift with the rest of the Gulf Cooperation Council. With CSIS's Jon Alterman and hosted by Colm Quinn.

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Going Cold on Cuba

June 16th, 2017

After Friday's announcement by President Trump that he was "canceling" the Obama administration's policy on Cuba, we talk to Mark Feierstein, a senior official responsible for opening Cuba under President Obama, about what changes now, and what stays put. Hosted by Colm Quinn.

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Qatar Gets Cut Off

June 8th, 2017

This week 7 governments including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with their neighbor Qatar, accusing the country of financing terrorist groups. What's behind the move, and why now? Anthony Cordesman joins us this week to explain. Hosted by Colm Quinn.