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In a last-ditch effort to save his faltering premiership Pakistan prime minister, Imran Khan has called for the national assembly to be dissolved foiling an attempt by the opposition to remove him from office. Imran Khan came to power four years ago in atmosphere of euphoria, but 4 years on things have not gone according to plan and the opposition has jumped at the opportunity to remove him from office, accusing Imran Khan of mismanaging the economy. What can we expect from this turmoil? Can Imran Khan survive? What does the opposition have to offer and where is the army in all of this? In this geopolity podcast these and many other questions are explored. 
War the Russian Way

War the Russian Way

2022-03-2226:28

It's now been over three weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine and none of the major cities have fallen yet. The war has most certainly not turned out as the Kremlin was hoping. In this podcast we look at the military and tactical aspects of the war and what this tells us about Russia and how the war may evolve. 
Russia Invades Ukraine

Russia Invades Ukraine

2022-03-0627:40

Its now been over a week since Russia began the invasion of Ukraine. For months now Russian forces have been amassing around Ukraine’s border and with Russia’s demands falling on death ears, Russia’s leadership has now started the 21st centuries first war on the European continent. There so many moving pieces to the conflict, from the politics, to the military strategy to grand strategy. In this podcast the geopolity attempts to dissect all these issues.
To War or not to War

To War or not to War

2022-02-0123:08

100,000 Russian soldiers are standing on Ukraine's freezing border at this very moment. Everyone is getting ready for a Russian invasion of Ukraine. The US the UK and the EU have all threatened Russia with serious repercussions if it invades and Russia has called for guarantees and commitments from NATO for it to back down. There are so many questions from will Russia really invade? Will Europe defend Ukraine or will the US intervene as well as, is this WW3? In this podcast we try to make sense of it all.
Dollar Geopolitics

Dollar Geopolitics

2022-01-1823:57

The US dollar has been the dominant global currency for several decades now and has provided the US with a strategic tool that has paid dividends many times over. With the rise of China in the 21st century there is much talk about challenges to the dollar as the global reserve currency. 
Yusuf Chaudhry sits down with thegeopolity founder, Adnan khan, for a preview of Strategic Estimate 2022, a new geopolity report which will be published on 1st January 2022. Strategic Estimate 2022 looks at the key political, geopolitical, economic, military and social trends of 2021 and what we can expect from 2022  http://www.thegeopolity.com  
Turkeys Recep Tayyip Erdogan for long was considered a capable hand with the economy, the term ‘Erdogonomics’ was even coined. But with Turkeys’ lira crashing, the economy struggling to grow, debt out of control and Erdogan blaming foreign conspiracies is ‘Erdoganomics unravelling.
After two weeks of talks the COP26 summit in Glasgow delivered a rather watered down final statement. It would seem once again national interests were the priority over the fate of the planet. There was lots of talking but very little doing. In this podcast the geopolity look at the politics of climate change 
Energy 101

Energy 101

2021-10-1935:50

Energy is back in the news again as gas prices rise across the world. In the UK we have seen panic buying, whilst China is experiencing blackouts. In the modern world we all rely on energy from plastics for packaging to fuel in your car. Energy is critical in the modern world and is a necessary ingredient in many everyday processes. In this energy 101 podcast the geopolity looks at all things energy
As the Germans head to the polls this will be the first election in two decades for which Chancellor Angela Merkel is not a candidate. Germany’s election outcome is important as the result doesn’t just affect Germany but also the European continent. 
America’s disorganised departure from Afghanistan has added to the debate about the decline of the US as the global superpower. Whilst America was head and shoulders above the rest at the turn of the 21st century, two decades on things are not going well for the global superpower who continues to make a mess of everything she touches. Are we witnessing the end of America’s leadership of the world? 
It has now been over two weeks since the Taliban took over Kabul and the worlds attention has remained fixated on mountainous nation. Many are still trying to make sense of what has taken place, how a regime fell so suddenly after receiving billions in aid and how a guerrilla movement was able to take on the global superpower. There has been little media coverage of how the Afghan people perceive the new government and their feelings on the now fallen US installed regime. In this Geopolity podcast Massihollah Rohparwar, from Mazar-i-Sharif, North Afghanistan delves into what this all means for the people of Afghanistan 
Pakistan Turns 74

Pakistan Turns 74

2021-08-1430:34

Pakistan gained independence from British rule 74 years ago when India was partitioned. It has been a difficult journey for Pakistan ever since as security, development, political stability and representative rule have remained in a flux. Pakistan has been regularly caught up in competition between the global powers and whilst domestically successive civilian governments have been overthrown by military intervention. In this podcast the geopolity looks at Pakistan and where it stands today as many celebrate its independence day on August 14.
With the rise of China in the Far East and with the US now becoming the latest empire to fail in the graveyard of empires it would seem history is repeating itself. What are the key characteristics of any great power? How does any nation become a great power? How do great powers sustain their positions and what's causes them to decline. In this podcast the geopoilty assess all this and more
As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) celebrates its centenary China’s officials are going to great lengths to hammer home the message that the CCP alone can restore China to what Beijing considers the country’s rightful place as a global power. The CCP is going through great pains to show the Chinese people that the CCP has not just saved China but only it can navigate China to a position of global dominance.
Palestine Crisis

Palestine Crisis

2021-05-2140:23

What began in Sheikh Jarrah and spread to al-Quds, very quickly turned into a major regional crisis. This turn of events is the latest iteration of a decade’s long occupation. There are many moving pieces to the Palestinian issue and in this geopolity podcast all of the issues are unpicked.  
Global Trends 2040

Global Trends 2040

2021-05-1141:28

 Every four years, at the start of a new administration, American intelligence agencies put out “Global Trends,” a weighty assessment of where the world seems headed over the next two decades. The latest report, Global Trends 2040, released last month by the National Intelligence Council, finds a changing climate, ageing populations, disease, financial crises and technologies that divide more than they unite, all straining societies and generating “shocks that could be catastrophic.” In this podcast the geopolity looks at the world, US intelligence envisage in 20 years. 
America's Longest War

America's Longest War

2021-04-2129:58

President Joe Biden is now the fourth US president to inherit America's longest war in Afghanistan. His recent announcement of the withdrawal of all US troops from the country has received severe criticism as many believe US strategic interests will be at risk. Two decades on, how did the US become the latest victim in the graveyard of empires? 
President Joe Biden is now a few weeks into his presidency, but he faces a multitude of challenges as he settles into the White House. US credibility abroad, America’s soft power, confidence amongst her allies and a China on the ascent are just some of the key strategic issues President Biden will have to deal with. In this Geopolity podcast the Geopolity founder Adnan Khan looks at  how US foreign policy is taking shape.
Its now been a decade since the events of the Arab Spring, that saw the people take to the streets to bring change to the Middle East and North Africa. A Decade on, much has changed, but a lot also remains the same. Managing Editor Nizal Hussain sits down  with theGeopolity founder Adnan Khan on the Arab Spring a Decade on
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