Foreign Policy Playlist
Book Talk: “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”
Can Liberia’s rock-star president lead her country to another leader?
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Misinformation in the Public Square
Foreign Policy recommends: Democracy! The PodcastThis week on FP Playlist, we feature Democracy! The Podcast, a show by the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening. This episode explores how foreign nations are interfering in the domestic affairs of other countries by spreading misinformation — and how we as citizens can combat its spread.
Torture and the CIA: 20 Years Later
Foreign Policy recommends: At LibertyThis week on FP Playlist, we feature At Liberty, a podcast produced by the American Civil Liberties Union. With the 20 year anniversary of 911, this featured episode discusses the CIA’s torture programs in the wake of 9/11, the lawsuit against the torture program, and the aftermath for those survivors.Steven Watt, a senior staff lawyer for the ACLU’s Human Rights Program, sat down with FP Playlist to discuss the effects of torture and fight for transparency.