Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs


Latest Episodes

The Future of Hong Kong
January 19, 2022

In May 2020, the Chinese Communist Party announced a sweeping new National Security Law for Hong Kong. The law, enacted in July, ambigulously outlaws separatism, subversion, and terrorism. When the la

Maduro’s Venezuela
January 14, 2022

Due to the electoral irregularities seen during the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election, Nicolas Maduro has faced a crisis of legitimacy, especially as the United States, the European Union, and the

A Generational Shift in Chile
January 10, 2022

Today on the podcast, we talk about Chile and the results and implications of its December 19th presidential election. With the election of its first millennial leader and the drafting of a new consti

POFA Roundtable: 2021 Year in Review
December 29, 2021

The POFA hosts take a look back at 2021: What happened, why was it important, and what is to come in 2022? POFA Roundtable: 2021 Year in Review

Preventing Conflict in Ukraine
December 17, 2021

In this episode of POFA, we discuss the conflict in Ukraine with Angela Stent.   Angela Stent is Senior Adviser to the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies and Professor Emerita

Cyberspace in International Relations
December 13, 2021

In this episode of POFA, we discuss the development and popularization of the Internet and cyberspace with Dr. Adam Segal.  The development and popularization of the Internet and cyberspace funda

The Promise of the Malaria Vaccine
December 08, 2021

In this episode of POFA, we discuss the a groundbreaking malaria vaccine and its potential effects on the developing world with Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre. Africa has long been plagued by malaria —

Up To Speed: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the Islamic Unraveling
December 04, 2021

No moment has changed the modern Middle East more fundamentally than the year 1979. Within months, three major events sparked a deep rivalry that plagues the world to this day. In Iran, a popular revo

A Post-Duterte Philippines
November 29, 2021

Rodrigo Durterte has brought the world’s attention to the Philippines with his brash, populist rhetoric and tough-on-crime policies. In this episode we look at the president’s rise to power, his major

China’s Evolving Nuclear Arsenal
November 24, 2021

In late July, China conducted a test of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that entered low earth orbit, circled the globe,  and struck a predetermined target in China. The test allegedly stunn