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Episode 104: Serap Dalmizrak on the Turkey-Syria Earthquake

This week, Dominic Bowen speaks with Serap Dalmizrak about the devastation in Turkey following the multiple earthquakes that have taken place in recent days, with the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on February 6th causing the majority of the damage. They explore the situation on the ground, tales of survival, the second-order risks, how well prepared Turkey […]

US and China, Battle of the Global Superpowers

Once partners, the US and China are now each other’s chief adversaries. Over the past decade, relations between these two powerful nations have deteriorated due to opposing governance styles, human rights concerns, and practices – like economic activities – which do not abide to the rules-based order that the US and many western countries advocate […]

Episode 103: Michael Schuman on US-China Relations, Tensions in the Indo-Pacific and the Chinese Economy

This week, Dominic Bowen speaks with Michael Schuman about US-China relations, rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific region and the Chinese economy. They explore the competition and rising tensions between the US and China, Xi Jinping’s assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as China’s stagnating economy.  Michael Schuman is a nonresident senior fellow in the […]

Michael Schuman

Michael Schuman is a nonresident senior fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub and an author and journalist with more than 25 years of experience in Asia. Currently a contributing writer to The Atlantic, he was previously a foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. His most recent book is Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the […]

Episode 102: Gustavo Ribeiro on January 8th and the Political Situation in Brazil

This week, Dominic Bowen speaks with Gustavo Ribeiro about the January 8th attack and the political situation in Brazil. They explore what, and who, fuelled and facilitated the January 8th insurrection, as well as political and social risks in Brazil, including corruption and misinformation. Gustavo Ribeiro is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Brazilian Report, […]

Gustavo Ribeiro

An award-winning journalist, Gustavo has extensive experience covering Brazilian politics and international affairs. He has been featured across Brazilian and French media outlets and in 2017 founded The Brazilian Report, an English-language website covering Brazilian politics and economy. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science and Latin American studies from Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris. […]

Brazil’s Largest Attack on Democracy in Decades

On 08 January, Brazil was met with the largest attack on its democracy in decades. An attack evocative of the 06 January rioters, who overtook the US Capitol, almost two years apart to the day. The parallels are undeniable and perhaps indicative of a rising international risk of violent civil unrest against democratic institutions. Jair […]