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Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
 
Postcards from Nowhere is a travel podcast that takes you on journeys exploring culture, history, food and people in the form of stories. With over a decade of travel stories in his kitty, Utsav Mamoria narrates the stories of the strange, obscure and fascinating things about the world, often interspersed with practical tips and deep realizations, which would shape the way you travel. Tune in to the new episode every Thursday.
 
The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion. Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly. The trio also reflect on the 'week that was' in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game's global growth. Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteer ...
 
Integrity Risk is a podcast series by The Risk Advisory Group, a leading independent global risk consultancy. Senior members of our business intelligence teams share their deep sector and regional understanding of the risk to business from bribery and corruption, corporate crime and evolving legal regimes. The Integrity Risk series aims to provide decision-makers with clarity and insight in uncertain political, regulatory and commercial conditions, and advice on how to best protect their bus ...
 
Major areas of focus include regional security, domestic politics, economic development, trade and transit, defense technology, and energy, among others. CSIS also analyzes the political and economic relationships between the states of the former Soviet Union and other critical geopolitical actors, including the United States, the European Union, and the states of Northeast Asia, South Asia, and the Greater Middle East. This work is anchored by the Russia and Eurasia Program and supplemented ...
 
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Half way down the old Silk Road lies the former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan, the republic that connects all of the Central Asian states. With the passing of their long-term dictator Uzbekistan is now making big steps forward but the weights left over from their past will be hard to shake, one of those being an entire rotting island that once hous…
 
In a jam-packed week of news and events in the Emerging world, we wrap the Kwibuka Tournament where Kenya shocked Namibia, we discuss Sandeep's visa frustrations and the disparity in pay across the men's and women's game, news on the T20 World Cup to Oman (!?), and much more!By Emerging Cricket
 
A German Jew fleeing Nazi Germany. A temple buried and lost to the vagaries of time. A steamboat journey on the Mediterranean sea. This week, in the sixth episode of Exploring your backyard, we visit Malleshwaram, and how unlikely events and forces came together to establish this suburb. And how the city became home to one of India's foremost intel…
 
To counter an ever-expanding China, Tokyo is turning abroad in search of allies. Key to this is the recent revival of "The Quad", a strategic dialogue between The US, Australia, Japan and India. Will it be enough to counter their rising neighbour across the East China Sea? Is this the first step to creating an "Asian NATO", and what will Chinas res…
 
What connects the Thai Forest Tradition of Buddhism to the neighbourhood of Ulsoor in Bangalore? (No, its not a Buddhist monastery!). It is in fact a tree whose fruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, and the state fruit of Karnataka. This week, in the fifth episode of Exploring your backyard, we move into Ulsoor, which hides the s…
 
In this episode of Russian Roulette, Heather sits down with Andrei Zagorski, Head of Department for Disarmament and Conflict Resolution Studies at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), and Elizabeth Buchanan, Lecturer of Strategic Studies with Deakin University for the Defense and Strategic S…
 
In 1792, the British departed from Srirangapatna near Mysore to Bangalore for a rather strange reason - To escape the mosquitos. But that wasnt the only deadly thing that shaped the future of Bangalore. This week, in the fourth episode of Exploring your backyard, we turn our eye towards Bengaluru, and how pandemics came to shape the city in ways we…
 
With The Netherlands facing a selection issue surrounding no mandatory release for English-based players, the boys discuss the red tape faced by Associates in their series preview with Ireland. We also catch up with PNG all rounder Chad Soper to discuss his unique cricket story, qualifying for a T20 World Cup, the infamous red jacket and what it me…
 
"Cotton Green, the forgotten, nondescript station on the Harbour line of the Bombay suburban train network. But once, this area was the beating heat of Bombay. This week, in the third episode of Exploring your backyard, we take you to the story of the meteoric rise of Bombay, which had wide ranging causes, right from the American Civil War in the 1…
 
In the Associate and the Asian game, Pankaj Khimji is a name you're only going to hear more of. Now chairman of the Oman Cricket Board, from July 1 he'll also be the Vice President of the Asian Cricket Council under Jay Shah. In an open chat, Khimji outlines his plans for the region and talks about Oman's aspirations in the game.…
 
You can't have been to Mumbai and not been to Colaba. The ultimate tourist hotspot, with colonial architecture and the bullet riddled walls of Cafe Leopold. This week, in the second episode of Exploring your Backyard, we take you to two silent spectators of Colaba, which are barely even noticed even by those who live there. Walk with us through Col…
 
With rumblings in the media of an expansion in the number of teams at the Cricket World Cup in the next broadcast cycle, we decided to take a deeper look into what makes a good competition format. To learn more, Nick talks to Dutch cricket journalist and flowchart master Bertus de Jong about the principles of tournament design, as well as the trade…
 
With each major technological leap forward in warfare the rules of war also change, and the new frontier of Cyber Warfare has completely thrown out the conventional concept of the first strike. With tens of thousands of cyber-attacks are occurring each day from all of the major players how prepared any nation is to be able to defend itself is now a…
 
Out-of-quarantine Tim joins Bes and Nick once again to give an update from his new home, before discussing the 'new' 14-team World Cup format thrown about and the winners/losers of T20 World Cup Qualifying Cancellations. We're joined again by Andy Moles to discuss Kenya's demise and other issues in the emerging game.…
 
For the outsider, Mumbai means Marine Drive and South Bombay. For anyone who has lived long enough in the city, they know that Dadar is the heart of the city which beats endlessly. This week, starting a new series, Exploring your Backyard, we tell you how this iconic neighbourhood has shaped the country in ways you would not have imagined. Or how D…
 
With a long and esteemed resume in the game, Andy Moles has seen a lot of emerging cricket. From close encounters with extremist groups and player revolts, and that's before his team's achievements on the field! In part one of our chat we discuss Afghanistan's meteoric rise on the international stage, and the emergence of Uzbekistan, neighbours wit…
 
A pandemic which killed an estimated 2 to 6.4% of India's population, and became one of the only decades where our population actually declined. It's largely forgotten today. What did the 1918 Pandemic have to do with Jim Corbett and the leopards of Kumaon? What does it have to do with the home grown FMCG giant Godrej? In the last episode of the Da…
 
On the Northwestern edge of the Sahara desert lies the former Spanish colonial possession of Western Sahara. The region has been in various states of conflict for over 50 years, with Morocco's Royal Armed Forces and the Algerian-supported Arab Sahrawi Democratic Republic battling it out for control. We look at the origins of this conflict, the diff…
 
Death, taxes and Gerhard Erasmus making runs: life's three certainties. Bes, Tim and Nick discuss Namibia's strong showing against South Africa Emerging, and look at what cricket could possibly learn from Football's ESL condemnation. There's a new skipper for the Thai women's team, and we take a look at the challengers for the final spots up for gr…
 
The American Army fighting the war in Vietnam never took it seriously. They never estimated the extent to which these tunnels existed, for they seemed outside the scope of the American imagination. And yet, these impossible tunnels were very much a reality. This week, in the fifth episode of Dark Tourism, we take you to Vietnam, up close to the Cu …
 
Tim, Nick and Bes discuss progress in the cricket Olympic movement this week, the ICC Development Awards for 2020, and discuss issues in Nepal as the T20I tri-series nears its conclusion. EC Patrons get an extended show this week! To sign up to our patreon, visit patreon.com/emergingcricket!By Emerging Cricket
 
They number in hundreds, if not thousands and they are the best kept secret of the Balkan countries, right from Slovenia to Macedonia. However, the world has come to see them very differently, thanks to the colonial gaze that has been upon them. This week, in the fourth episode of Dark Tourism, we take you to Kosovo and Serbia, upclose to these mon…
 
In 1823 US President James Monroe declared "The Monroe Doctrine", that the Western hemisphere would be the backyard of the United States. That doctrine is now almost 200 years old and the world is a very different place, European powers such as the Netherlands, UK and France all hold colonies in the Sea; and other players such as Venezuela and Cuba…
 
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