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.
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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
Faysal Itani sits down with Lebanese political activist Alaa Sayeg to discuss Lebanese politics amid the worst economic situation in the country’s history. Viewed through the lens of Sayeg’s personal experience as an opposition politician in the May 2022 national elections, the discussion highlights the difficulties anti-regime activists face in the rigid Lebanese political system, as well as Hezbollah's role in the country.