Our high 5 podcast episodes of 2022 (to date…)

Unsurprisingly, Russia’s assault on Ukraine has affected all main areas of international coverage. And our high 5 podcasts are not any exception. Our most listened-to episodes of the previous half-year are beneath.
Have a pay attention and discover the totally different ramifications the conflict in Ukraine has had on Germany, France, Sweden and Finland, China, and never least NATO and Europe’s safety structure.

This podcast was launched on 4 March 2022.

Mark Leonard was joined by ECFR senior coverage fellow, Kadri Liik, and the pinnacle of ECFR’s Asia programme, Janka Oertel, to speak about how the Ukraine conflict is affecting Sino-Russian relations.

Listen once more to this episode to learn how Russia’s assault on Ukraine was perceived in China – and whether or not an ‘alliance of autocracies’ is within the making.

This podcast was launched on 11 March 2022.

Mark Leonard and Tara Varma, senior coverage fellow and head of ECFR’s Paris workplace, thought-about how Vladimir Putin’s conflict on Ukraine was affecting France and the French presidential race.

Listen once more to this episode for some Paris summer season vibes, and to listen to what position international coverage performed within the election marketing campaign earlier than and after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

This podcast was launched on 18 March 2022.

Does the conflict in Ukraine imply a whole collapse of NATO member states’ coverage in direction of Russia? Mark Leonard was joined by Marie Dumoulin, head of our Wider Europe programme, and Jeremy Shapiro, ECFR’s analysis director, to attempt to reply this query.

Listen once more to this episode to discover how may Europe may reply to a Russian loss or victory within the Ukraine conflict.

This podcast was launched on 22 April 2022.

Mark Leonard spoke to Carl Bildt, former prime minister of Sweden and ECFR co-chair, and Alexander Stubb, former prime minister of Finland and ECFR council member, about their dwelling nations’ highway to NATO membership.

Listen once more to this episode to study extra in regards to the Swedish Zeitenwende and Finnish pragmatism that helped set these two Nordic nations on this path.

This podcast was launched on 13 May 2022.

Mark Leonard and ECFR Berlin colleagues Janka Oertel, Jana Puglierin, and Jonathan Hackenbroich took inventory: How is Germany actually doing in overhauling its safety and defence insurance policies? And what sort of change is afoot in Germany’s most beloved discipline of financial coverage?

Listen once more to this episode to find if Germany has made progress in dwelling as much as its allies’ expectations – or have guarantees made in May proved empty?

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