Geopolitical analyst and veteran journalist Jill Dougherty uses her vast experience of reporting around the globe to give us a current assessment of the state of the world and prospects for Ukraine, China, and US foreign policy.
Jill Dougherty she is one of the great international correspondents, who appears regularly on TV as a commentator and analyst. She was driven by a passion to understand the world from a young age. As a student, she spent time in the former Soviet Union, leaning about the Communist system and how the Soviet people viewed the world. This is the basis for her deep knowledge about global conflict, especially the Russian war against Ukraine. She talks about the prospects for that conflict as well as Russian leadership and mindset. In her career as a journalist, she also spent time in Asia, so we analyze the prospects for conflict or engagement in the region and the increasing level of tension over the South China Sea.
Now a professor at Georgetown, Jill gives us a crash course international relations, and how the major world powers - US, China, Russia view one another. Is conflict inevitable or can diplomacy work?
Lastly Jill talks about how her curious personality opened the door to a world of adventure and inquiry. Her personal story is deeply inspiring for anyone who has a desire to make a difference in the world.
Produced by Kitty Pilgrim, Matty Rosenberg, and Jennifer Hammoud @ Radio Free Rhinecliff
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