Mohamed Morsi and the Passing of Egypt’s Democratic Moment
On the podcast: Shadi Hamid recounts the rise and fall of Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
How an Extradition Bill Became a Red Line for Hong Kongers
On the podcast: A former China correspondent traces Beijing’s gradual effort to erode human rights in Hong Kong.
Death and Debris at 30,000 Feet
On the podcast: An American adventurer describes climbing over bodies to reach the top of Mount Everest.
Shot by Israelis, Healed by Israelis
On the podcast: Yousef Bashir describes growing up in Gaza during the second Palestinian uprising.
The Referendum That Changed Ireland
On the podcast: A look back at the vote in Ireland that ended the abortion ban.
How Richard Holbrooke Represented America’s Best and Worst Impulses
On the podcast: George Packer, in conversation with Stephen M. Walt, on America’s long-serving diplomat.
How Assad’s Brutality Inspired Courage and Compassion Among Some Syrians
On the podcast: Members of the White Helmets describe what it’s like to charge to the scene when a bomb goes off.
How Algerians Ousted Bouteflika
On the podcast: Algeria’s Arab Spring has been peaceful so far, but its future remains uncertain.
Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square
On the podcast: A look back at the student protests that changed China’s trajectory.
The Butcher of Bosnia on Trial
On the podcast: A film on the war in Bosnia probes the psychology of genocide and justice.
How Israel’s Netanyahu Uses Fear and Loathing to Win Elections
On the podcast: The Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer looks back at Bibi’s first general election campaign in 1996.
How to Defeat Political and Religious Extremism
On the podcast: A former State Department official who led the outreach to the Muslim world after the 9/11 attacks.
Inside the Fall of the Islamic State
On the podcast: A reporter who embedded with U.S.-backed forces in Syria describes the battles there.
How Citizen Journalists Solved the Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
On the podcast: The founder of the group Bellingcat on using open sources to investigate war crimes and abuses.
Toward a More Feminist Foreign Policy
On the podcast: Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on how to give women a voice in an arena dominated by men.
Inside the Battle to Decriminalize Homosexuality in India
On the podcast: A human rights lawyer describes the 10-year fight for LGBT rights.
How the Taliban Won
On the podcast: Former Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani on America’s endgame in Afghanistan.