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GREAT POWER PODCAST: The Russia-China Axis

March 10, 2022 Michael Sobolik American Foreign Policy Council

In this episode of GREAT POWER PODCAST, host Michael Sobolik speaks with Dr. Jonathan Ward about the strategic alignment between Russia and China, what it means for our allies and partners across Eurasia, and how Washington should respond.

GREAT POWER PODCAST: Russia on Ukraine’s Doorstep - Again

February 11, 2022 Michael Sobolik, Victoria Coates American Foreign Policy Council

In this episode of GREAT POWER PODCAST, host Michael Sobolik speaks with Victoria Coates, Distinguished Fellow in Strategic Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC), about Russia's war threats against Ukraine, the related energy politics of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, and what the road ahead could look like.

GREAT POWER PODCAST: Why Religious Freedom Matters

January 26, 2022 Michael Sobolik American Foreign Policy Council

In this episode of GREAT POWER PODCAST, host Michael Sobolik speaks with Ambassador Samuel Brownback, the former Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, about the role of religious freedom in foreign policy, the tension between human rights and geopolitics, and global hotspots of religious persecution.

GREAT POWER PODCAST: Locking in the China Shift

January 13, 2022 Michael Sobolik American Foreign Policy Council

In this episode of GREAT POWER PODCAST, host Michael Sobolik speaks with Josh Rogin, Washington Post foreign policy columnist and CNN political analyst, about the tectonic shifts in America's China policy, how Republicans and Democrats are engaging these shifting dynamics, and what the future of US-China relations could look like.