Part 1 of 2. Africa is discussed with Dr. J. Peter Pham (Africa Center at the Atlantic Council), Vivian Lowery Derryck (Bridges Institute), Abe Selassie (International Monetary Fund) and Joshua Meservey (Heritage Foundation).
South Korea's ambassador to the U.S., Cho Yoon-Je, is interviewed. Topics include South Korea's role as host for the 2018 Winter Olympics; South Korea's unique regional position in East Asia; and the inclusion of North Korean athletes in the Olympics.
Serbia's ambassador to the U.S., Djerdj Matkovic, is interviewed. Topics include Serbia's rich history; its complex relationships within the Balkan region; and the ambassador's goals while stationed in the U.S.
Tunisia's ambassador to the U.S., Faycal Gouia, is interviewed. Topics include how the country has progressed since the dawn of the Arab Spring; and the unique role that Tunisia plays within northern Africa.
Conclusion. The Washington Post's David Ignatius discusses his novel, "The Quantum Spy." He also shares his approach to writing fiction; talks about his love for journalism; and recalls his early work covering steel unions in rural America.
Part 1 of 2. The Washington Post's David Ignatius discusses his novel "The Quantum Spy" and how it's reflective of the modern world. Included: China; the current posturing of Russia; U.S. relations with North Korea; and the future global role of the U.S.