FPRI Radio is a podcast dedicated to topical discussions between members of the FPRI staff and leading experts on current events relating to and affecting world affairs in the diplomatic, informational, military, and economic domains. These conversations generally range from between 15 and 45 minutes in duration.
March 2, 2014
In this edition of FPRI Radio, FPRI's Michael Noonan interviews Senior Fellow Stephen Blank on the latest news out of Ukraine. Dr. Stephen J. Blank is an FPRI Senior Fellow, and a Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council. He has published over 900 articles and monographs on Soviet/Russian, U.S., Asian, and European military and foreign policies, testified frequently before Congress on Russia, China, and Central Asia, consulted for the Central Intelligence Agency, major think tanks and foundations, chaired major international conferences in the U.S. and in Florence; Prague; and London, and has been a commentator on foreign affairs in the media in the U.S. and abroad. He has also advised major corporations on investing in Russia and is a consultant for the Gerson Lehrmann Group. He has published or edited 15 books, most recently Russo-Chinese Energy Relations: Politics in Command (London: Global Markets Briefing, 2006). He has also published Natural Allies? Regional Security in Asia and Prospects for Indo-American Strategic Cooperation (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2005). He is currently completing a book entitled Light From the East: Russia’s Quest for Great Power Status in Asia to be published in 2014 by Ashgate. Dr. Blank is also the author of The Sorcerer as Apprentice: Stalin's Commissariat of Nationalities (Greenwood, 1994); and the co-editor of The Soviet Military and the Future (Greenwood, 1992).
March 1, 2013
James G. McGann is an FPRI Senior Fellow and Director of its Think Tanks and Foreign Policy Program. In this edition of FPRI Radio he discusses the latest release of the Think Tanks Ranking and Trends report. The report can be accessed here.
February 20, 2013
In this installment of FPRI Radio new Senior Fellow Anit Mukherjee sits down with Michael Noonan to discuss Indian civil-military relations, his service in the Indian Army, and how military service shapes and affects a veteran's analytical prism.
August 22, 2011
FPRI Senior Fellow, Edward Turzanski, comments on developments in Libya.
December 11, 2012
FPRI Senior Fellow Vanessa Neumann takes a peek at the future of Venezuela in the event Hugo Chavez can no longer govern the country. Moderated by FPRI Templeton Fellow Edward A. Turzanski, co-chair of FPRi's Center for the Study of Terrorism. Program Length 22 minutes
December 19, 2011
FPRI Senior Fellow, Gilbert Rozman, comments on the death of Kim Jong Il, future developments in North Korea and the implications for the region and U.S. foreign policy. Program length: 12 minutes
December 19, 2011
FPRI Senior Fellow, Adrian Basora, comments on the death of Vaclav Havel and the lessons to be learned from Czechoslovakia in the 1990s for democratization efforts. As U.S. Ambassador in Prague, 1992-95, Mr. Basora worked with Czech and Slovak leaders to assure a successful transition during the periods preceding and following Czechoslovakia's "Velvet Divorce." He led implementation of American assistance programs and guided U.S. policy in support of the Czech transition to a successful market economy and consolidated democracy, thus helping to lay the groundwork for Czech entry into NATO, the OECD and the European Union. Program length: 20 minutes
December 2, 2011
FPRI Associate Scholar, Eric Trager, comments from Cairo on developments in Egypt and the implications for U.S. foreign policy. Program length: 19 minutes
October 23, 2011
FPRI Senior Fellow, Edward Turzanski, comments on developments in Libya and Iraq and and the implications for U.S. foreign policy. Program length: 26 minutes
September 14, 2012
In this interview, Edward Turzanski, FPRI's Templeton Fellow and the co-chair of FPRI's Center for the Study of Terrorism, provides a rundown of the protests unfolding across the Middle East, drawing out the larger implications for U.S. interests in the region. He takes on questions dealing with how the newly elected Islamist governments in Egypt and elsewhere are coping with the rise of Salafi power in their respective countries; how these events affect U.S. financial commitments and development initiatives in the Middle East; and finally, to what extent anti-Americanism in the Middle East and North Africa is significant for U.S. policymaking. Turzanski has lengthy experience serving in the US government in the field of intelligence covering the Middle East and Central Asia. Program length: 31 minutes