What does a struggling Chinese economy mean for the rest of the world? Analysts Victoria Herczegh and Ekaterina Zolotova join host Christian Smith to discuss the current state of China’s economy, its weakening growth and what that means for global geopolitics, particularly for nations involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Is the recent coup in Niger a turning point in the geopolitics of Africa’s Sahel region? What could this mean for France? Analyst Ronan Wordsworth joins host Christian Smith for a discussion on the past, present and future of Franco-African relations.
Which countries exist on the blurred lines of geopolitics? How do they shift the balance of power between major forces like the US and China? Analysts Ridvan Bari Urcosta and Ekaterina Zolotova and Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka join host Christian Smith to discuss the recent Goldman Sachs report, The Rise of Geopolitical Swing States by Jared Cohen.
What is the Quad and what do its members want from it? Analyst Ronan Wordsworth and GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari join host Christian Smith for a discussion on the present and future of the Quad and what China thinks about this security alliance between the US, India, Japan and Australia.
What is China’s approach to small states today? Analysts Victoria Herczegh and Ronan Wordsworth join host Christian Smith for a discussion on China’s diplomatic clash with the U.S. in the Pacific, friction with Lithuania, and their changing attitudes towards Africa.