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After Super Typhoon Haiyan. CREDIT: <a href="">Kennedy, Liam, MCSN</a>  via Wikimedia Commons

NOV 27, 2018 Article

Machine-Learning, Climate Change, and Disaster Management in the Philippines

Machine-learning can provide relevant information at the right moment to climate change disaster survivors in the Philippines.

Myanmar security forces member near burnt-down houses in Rakhine State. CREDIT Steve Sandford (VOA) via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

NOV 16, 2018 Podcast

Myanmar and the Plight of the Rohingya, with Elliott Prasse-Freeman

The Rohingya are seen as fundamentally 'other,' says Prasse-Freeman. "Hence, even if they have formal citizenship, they wouldn't really be accepted as citizens, as ...

NOV 2, 2018 Podcast

China Steps Out, with Joshua Eisenman

In this illuminating conversation, China scholar Joshua Eisenman discusses his two latest books: "Red China's Green Revolution," which overturns the conventional wisdom (both in China ...

Vladmiri Putin & Xi Jinping in Beijing, May 2017. CREDIT: <a href="">The Russian Presidential Press and Information Office (CC)</a>

OCT 9, 2018 Podcast

Chinese and Russian "Political Warfare" with Tom Mahnken and Toshi Yoshihara

Tom Mahnken and Toshi Yoshihara of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) discuss China and Russia's "authoritarian political warfare." "Not only do they ...

OCT 3, 2018 Podcast

Mass Detentions in Xinjiang, China, with Francisco Bencosme

According to a recent Amnesty International Report, Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other predominantly Muslim ethnic groups in China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region are the targets of surveillance, ...

OCT 1, 2018 Podcast

Meth Fiefdoms, Rebel Hideouts, & Bomb-Scarred Party Towns of Southeast Asia, with Patrick Winn

From the world's largest meth trade in Myanmar to "Pyongyang's dancing queens," "neon jihad," and much more, Bangkok-based author Patrick Winn takes us on a ...

SEP 24, 2018 Podcast

Malaysian & Indonesian Elections, with Meredith Weiss & Jeremy Menchik

This fascinating conversation begins with a discussion of the critical importance of Southeast Asia, including the rise of China and its ambitions in the region. ...

Samsung headquarters in Seoul. CREDIT: <a href="">Oskar Alexanderson</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

SEP 20, 2018 Podcast

Korea & the "Republic of Samsung" with Geoffrey Cain

Korea expert Geoffrey Cain talks about his forthcoming book, "The Republic of Samsung," which reveals how the Samsung dynasty (father and son) are beyond the ...

San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade, 2017. CREDIT: <a href="">--Mark--</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

SEP 11, 2018 Podcast

China's Spies in California with Zach Dorfman

"There is a significant counterintelligence threat on the West Coast of the U.S., and it differs in meaningful ways from what is commonly perceived ...

SEP 10, 2018 Podcast

Fake News in the Philippines, with Jonathan Corpus Ong

Who are behind the fake news and political disinformation campaigns that plague the Philippines? "They're not exactly who you think," says Jonathan Corpus Ong, co-author ...