Ep. 59: Trump's New Washington DC


It's been almost two years since Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States of America. What has happened to the Washington DC ecosystem since then?

In Episode 59, Soren Dayton joins hosts Hamsini Hariharan and Pavan Srinath to discuss what the Republicans, Democrats, businesses and think tanks have been up to since Trump. Soren has spent over a decade working in Washington DC in various roles, including two years on Capitol Hill. His views expressed on the Pragati Podcast are entirely personal.

Learn more about Soren at https://sorendayton.com and his current work with Protect Democracy at https://protectdemocracy.org

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@zeusisdead and @HamsiniH. You can also send your comments and questions to podcast@thinkpragati.com

Ep. 52: A Tale of Two Nukes: North Korea (Part 2)


If Donald Trump wants to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, how come he met with 'Little Rocket Man' In June? Why does it seem like the world has forgotten the nuclear non-proliferation treaty?
In the second of a two-part series, Ameya Naik joins Pavan Srinath and Hamsini Hariharan to discuss what is happening with negotiations between North Korea and America and the current debates on proliferation.

If you have questions or comments about the episode, send them into podcast@thinkpragati.com

Ep. 44: The Art of the Deal


Walmart buys Flipkart. Trump backs out of the Iran Nuke deal. Trump bats for a North Korea Nuke Deal.

Hosts Hamsini Hariharan and Pavan Srinath round up the news from India and around the world. 

You can read the Iran nuclear deal withdrawal article by Rohan Joshi (@filter_c)  here : https://www.thinkpragati.com/world/4490/rocking-the-qasbah/ 

Send in your comments, questions and brickbats to podcast@thinkpragati.com. Don't forget to check out Pragati Express (http://express.thinkpragati.com), a new group blog featuring the hosts.

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Ep. 14: Kabuliwaala, Trump and the GDP


Is the Indian economy doing alright? Is it suffering from something worse than the painful effects of demonetization? Is 2017 the beginning of a new chapter between India and Afghanistan? Did Trump actually say something good for a change? You'll find all this and more on the fourteenth episode of the Pragati podcast. Hosts Hamsini Hariharan and Pavan Srinath sit down with their colleagues Anupam Manur and Pranay Kotasthane from the Takshashila Institution. Starting with a roundup of where the Indian economy today, they also discuss what Trump's latest Afghanistan policy might mean for India in the region.

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