In this episode of The New Lines Institute’s Contours podcast series, Content Manager Minna Jaffery-Lindemulder is joined by Indian subcontinent experts Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali and Akhil Bery for an in-depth look at the geopolitics of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Indian Subcontinent as a whole. Highlights of the discussion include how Bangladesh and Sri Lanka balance their relationships with India and China, and the ties between South Asian countries’ economic and political policies.
South Asia Uncovered
One Year of Russia’s War in Ukraine … and Beyond
This Newlines Institute Contours podcast reviews the geopolitical effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine, assesses what might occur in that conflict in the year ahead, and seeks to answer the question of whether anything or anyone can convince Russia and Ukraine to halt the fighting.
Democracy, Security, and Elections in Nigeria and Zimbabwe
Carolyn Moorman and Kwangu Liwewe discuss upcoming elections in Nigeria and Zimbabwe. They focus on key domestic security and economic challenges in each country, as well as threats to the elections and to democracy as a whole in the region
The U.S. Drawdown Effort in Iraq
https://soundcloud.com/newlinesinstitute/the-us-drawdown-effort-in-iraq On this episode of Contours, Power Vacuums Program Head Caroline Rose sits down with New Lines Non-Resident Senior Fellow
Are Russia and Belarus Planning a New Offensive?
https://soundcloud.com/newlinesinstitute/are-russia-and-belarus-planning-a-new-offensive On Oct. 10, Russia announced it was deploying troops to Belarus under a regional group of forces mechanism, mobilizing