What’s on the horizon for Latin America in 2024? Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka joins host Christian Smith to discuss the difficulties facing two of the regions' largest economies, Brazil and Argentina.
With the wars in Ukraine and Gaza dominating much of the discourse, what else stands out in geopolitics this year? Director of Analysis Allison Fedirka, analyst Victoria Herczegh and GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari join host Christian Smith to reflect on some of the other key geopolitical consequences of the year: Central Asia’s opening, the emergence of Japan and India, and China’s economic slowdown and relationship with the Global South.
After several years of seemingly improved relations between Israel and parts of the Middle East, the war between Hamas and Israel has sparked fears of a wider regional conflict. Host Christian Smith speaks with GPF contributor Kamran Bokhari for a deep dive on how other powers in the region see the conflict, what they want to happen next, and whether Middle Eastern geopolitics have fundamentally changed.
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.