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The Diplomat | Asia Geopolitics podcast

The Diplomat | Asia Geopolitics

A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.

A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.

 

#50

AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific: Geopolitics, Technology, and Deterrence

What does the new U.S.-UK-Australia trilateral cooperative partnership entail? ... Read more

28 Sep 2021

28 MINS

28:24

28 Sep 2021


#49

The Biden Administration and US-China Relations in 2021

Are U.S.-China relations set to deteriorate further? ... Read more

09 Sep 2021

26 MINS

26:58

09 Sep 2021


#48

The Fight for Afghanistan’s Future

What lies ahead for Afghanistan as the United States withdraws and fighting between the Taliban and the government intensifies? ... Read more

06 Aug 2021

17 MINS

17:22

06 Aug 2021


#47

The Legacy of the South China Sea Arbitral Tribunal Ruling, Five Years On

What is the legacy of the landmark 2016 ruling by the Hague-based arbitral tribunal? ... Read more

27 Jul 2021

27 MINS

27:45

27 Jul 2021


#46

Southeast Asia, Geopolitics, and China’s Vaccine Diplomacy

How has China approached vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia? ... Read more

21 Jul 2021

17 MINS

17:27

21 Jul 2021


#45

India’s Economy After the Pandemic

What lies ahead for the Indian economy? ... Read more

28 Jun 2021

17 MINS

17:58

28 Jun 2021


#44

India and China, One Year After the Galwan Clash

Are New Delhi and Beijing in a new bilateral era? ... Read more

16 Jun 2021

23 MINS

23:38

16 Jun 2021


#43

Emerging Military Technologies and a Future Taiwan Strait Conflict

How will changes in military technology bear on a potential near-future U.S.-China conflict? ... Read more

28 May 2021

27 MINS

27:30

28 May 2021


#42

Afghanistan After US Withdrawal

The political situation in Afghanistan remains deeply uncertain. ... Read more

14 May 2021

27 MINS

27:50

14 May 2021


#41

Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia

How does North Korea keep fueling its military and other needs? ... Read more

14 Apr 2021

23 MINS

23:57

14 Apr 2021


#40

China’s Maritime Militia at Whitsun Reef: Trouble in the South China Sea

China’s maritime militia is once again at the center of a crisis in the South China Sea. What now? ... Read more

03 Apr 2021

17 MINS

17:06

03 Apr 2021


#39

The ‘Quad’ Summit: Delivering Value in the Indo-Pacific

The meeting of the leaders of the four countries marks an important milestone in the development of the ‘Quad’ as a regional mechanism. ... Read more

17 Mar 2021

21 MINS

21:39

17 Mar 2021


#38

The US-ROK Alliance in 2021: Back on Track?

With a cost-sharing deal finally agreed, what lies ahead for the U.S.-South Korea alliance? ... Read more

12 Mar 2021

23 MINS

23:41

12 Mar 2021


#37

The Disengagement at Pangong Lake: What Happens Now Between India and China?

The two sides initiated a disengagement along the banks of Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh. What happens next? ... Read more

25 Feb 2021

25 MINS

25:12

25 Feb 2021


#36

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences

How will the February 1, 2021, coup in Myanmar affect the country’s internal security and foreign relations? ... Read more

05 Feb 2021

27 MINS

27:26

05 Feb 2021


#35

The Indian Army’s Pivot to the North

What’s behind the Indian Army’s reorientation of its Mathura-based 1 Corps toward China? ... Read more

26 Jan 2021

18 MINS

18:34

26 Jan 2021


#34

Elections in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: What Next?

A presidential election in Kyrgyzstan and a parliamentary election in Kazakhstan kick off 2021 in Central Asia. ... Read more

14 Jan 2021

20 MINS

20:32

14 Jan 2021


#33

Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Coming Biden Presidency

Will the Biden administration finally end the U.S. presence in Afghanistan? ... Read more

17 Dec 2020

22 MINS

22:46

17 Dec 2020


#32

South Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency

What should South Asian states expect from the United States under Joe Biden? ... Read more

01 Dec 2020

30 MINS

30:24

01 Dec 2020


#31

Southeast Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency

Will a Biden administration renew attention on Southeast Asia? ... Read more

20 Nov 2020

27 MINS

27:17

20 Nov 2020


#30

China and the Coming Biden Presidency

How will U.S. President-elect Joe Biden manage the U.S.-China relationship? ... Read more

14 Nov 2020

27 MINS

27:20

14 Nov 2020


#29

Denuclearization, Diplomacy, and Beyond: North Korea Plans for 2021

Kim Jong Un’s year did not go as planned. What lies ahead for the Korean Peninsula? ... Read more

29 Oct 2020

31 MINS

31:03

29 Oct 2020


#28

The Pandemic and Power Shifts in Asia

The coronavirus pandemic has affected Asian power shifts in a serious way. ... Read more

20 Oct 2020

29 MINS

29:35

20 Oct 2020


#27

Trouble in Kyrgyzstan: Assessing the October 2020 Crisis

Catherine Putz explains the background to Kyrgyzstan’s October 2020 crisis. ... Read more

09 Oct 2020

17 MINS

17:36

09 Oct 2020


#26

India’s Illiberal Turn and the Indo-Pacific

How will internal developments in India affect its foreign relations? ... Read more

03 Oct 2020

27 MINS

27:58

03 Oct 2020


#25

Southeast Asia Caught Between the US and China

How do Southeast Asian countries view intensifying geopolitical competition between the United States and China in Asia? ... Read more

25 Sep 2020

24 MINS

24:10

25 Sep 2020


#24

Assessing Abe Shinzo’s Geopolitical Legacy

A biographer of Japan’s outgoing prime minister discusses Abe’s lasting legacy on foreign affairs and trade. ... Read more

09 Sep 2020

40 MINS

40:50

09 Sep 2020


#23

Space Security and Geopolitical Competition in the Asia-Pacific

Between the proliferation of counterspace capabilities and intensifying geopolitical competition, space is a critical domain for Asian powers. ... Read more

03 Sep 2020

26 MINS

26:02

03 Sep 2020


#22

Stalemate in the Himalayas: India-China Relations in 2020

The two sides remain mired in a standoff with a final agreement still remote. ... Read more

26 Aug 2020

29 MINS

29:36

26 Aug 2020


#21

Patents for Power: Defense Technology and Intellectual Property Law

Robert Farley discusses the intersection of defense technology and intellectual property law. ... Read more

13 Aug 2020

31 MINS

31:26

13 Aug 2020