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The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

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The Seen and the Unseen, hosted by Amit Varma, features longform conversations that aim to give deep insights into the subjects being discussed. Timeless and bingeworthy.


Ep 170: Foreign Policy is a Big Deal

So much of the lives of common people depends on the relationships between nations. But is foreign policy an arcane subject, meant only for wonks and elites? No! Pranay Kotasthane and Manoj Kewalramani join Amit Varma in episode 170 of The Seen and the Unseen to demystify international relations. Note: This episode contains an update about how foreign policy will be affected by Covid-19. That sections begins at around 1 hr 57 minutes.   Also check out: 1. Foreign Policy -- Episode 63 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Nitin Pai) 2. What Does China Want? -- Episode 143 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Manoj Kewalramani) 3. Chinese Foreign Policy -- Episode 81 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Manoj Kewalramani) 4. China's Influence in South Asia -- Episode 22 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane) 5. Democracy in Pakistan -- Episode 79 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane and Hamsini Hariharan) 6. India's Maldives Dilemma -- Episode 57 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane) 7. Radically Networked Societies -- Episode 158 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane) 8. The Geopolitics of the Bangladesh War -- Episode 113 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan) 9. Libertarianism -- Episode 64 of The Seen and the Unseen  10. Foreign Policy: Time to Be a Major Player -- Pranay Kotasthane 11. We Live in Multiple Neighbourhoods -- Pranay Kotasthane 12. All That's Not New in Naya Pakistan -- Pranay Kotasthane 13. Ingredients of a New World Order -- Pranay Kotasthane 14. Pranay Kotasthane's newsletter, Anticipating the Unintended. 15. Manoj Kewalramani's newsletter, Eye on China.

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