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Sergey Karaganov: Is Putin placing bets he cannot win?
Feb. 3, 2023
Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah: How should international aid work?
Feb. 1, 2023
Robert Malley: What next for US policy on Iran?
Jan. 30, 2023
Leopoldo Lopez: Has Venezuela’s opposition been outmanoeuvred?
Jan. 27, 2023
Dmytro Kuleba: Is the West's hesitation undermining Ukraine?
Jan. 25, 2023
Ruben Vardanyan: Nagorno-Karabakh and Putin
Jan. 23, 2023
Celso Amorim: Is Brazil becoming ungovernable?
Jan. 20, 2023
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Is global free trade possible?
Jan. 18, 2023
Jagath Weerasinghe: Sri Lanka's bloody past
Jan. 16, 2023
Marilyn Stafford: A life in pictures
Jan. 13, 2023
Boris Bondarev: Speaking out against Putin
Jan. 11, 2023
Waheed Arian: Migration in the Western world
Jan. 9, 2023
Fawad Chaudhry: Is Pakistan heading for economic meltdown?
Jan. 6, 2023
Evgenia Kara-Murza: Has Putin neutralised his Russian opponents?
Jan. 4, 2023
Hardtalk in 2022
Dec. 23, 2022
Ericka Huggins: Do the Black Panthers have lessons for Black Lives Matter?
Dec. 19, 2022
Wes Streeting: Is Britain ready for a new government?
Dec. 16, 2022
Oleksandra Matviichuk and Yan Rachinsky: Fighting for civil rights
Dec. 14, 2022
Allen Ault: The most premeditated murder
Dec. 9, 2022
David Friedberg: Can tech fix our biggest challenges?
Dec. 7, 2022
Daniel Ellsberg: Does the US military have too much power?
Dec. 6, 2022
London Breed: What does San Francisco reveal about the US?
Dec. 2, 2022
Rachel Clarke: Talking honestly about the end of life
Nov. 30, 2022
Barbara Chase-Riboud: Monuments and controversy
Nov. 28, 2022
Getachew Reda: Have Tigray's rebels surrendered?
Nov. 25, 2022
Chelsea Manning: Does transparency justify leaking state secrets?
Nov. 23, 2022
Salome Zourabichvili: How much does Georgia have to fear from Russia?
Nov. 21, 2022
Ronald Lamola: Does the ANC have answers for South Africa's problems?
Nov. 18, 2022
Mark Wolf: Does the world need a new anti-corruption court?
Nov. 16, 2022
David Dimbleby: Are journalistic values under threat?
Nov. 11, 2022
Gerard Lyons: Is Britain's economy up to scratch?
Nov. 9, 2022
Sauli Niinistö: Finland's new strategic direction
Nov. 7, 2022
Ben Hodges: Is Ukrainian victory inevitable?
Nov. 4, 2022
Rafael Grossi: Is nuclear power ever risk-free?
Nov. 2, 2022
Dimitar Kovačevski: Can North Macedonia finally join the EU?
Oct. 31, 2022
Matthew Collins: Taking on the far right
Oct. 26, 2022
Audrey Tang: Can Taiwan forge its own path?
Oct. 24, 2022
Jan Lipavský: Will energy crisis break Europe's stand against Moscow?
Oct. 20, 2022
German Galushchenko: How vulnerable is Ukraine?
Oct. 19, 2022
Dr Anthony Fauci: What did the US get wrong about Covid?
Oct. 13, 2022
Amin Salam: Is Lebanon heading for meltdown?
Oct. 12, 2022
Maggie Haberman: Donald Trump and journalistic responsibility
Oct. 7, 2022
Boris Grebenshchikov: Culture and protest in Russia
Oct. 5, 2022
Masih Alinejad: A revolution for Iranian women?
Sept. 29, 2022
Evgeny Popov: Russia's mobilisation
Sept. 27, 2022
Reverend Richard Coles: Living with grief
Sept. 26, 2022
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze: Can Putin’s threats undermine support for Ukraine?
Sept. 23, 2022
Maria Pevchikh: Where does Russia's anti-Putin movement go from here?
Sept. 12, 2022
Vadym Prystaiko: Can Ukraine count on its allies?
Sept. 9, 2022
Enrico Letta: Is Italy set to choose a far-right government?
Sept. 7, 2022
Lindsey Graham: Trump and the midterms
Sept. 4, 2022
Tova Friedman: Learning from history
Sept. 2, 2022
Gwen Adshead: Getting inside the minds of murderers
Aug. 30, 2022
Pinchas Goldschmidt: Is the Ukraine war deepening Jewish anxiety?
Aug. 29, 2022
Olga Rudenko: Is there room for government critique in Ukraine's fight for survival?
Aug. 25, 2022
Sir Peter Blake: What keeps his creativity alive?
Aug. 22, 2022
Krišjānis Kariņš: Is Latvia still vulnerable?
Aug. 18, 2022
George Monbiot: Surrounded by fear
Aug. 17, 2022
Shon Faye: The transgender issue
Aug. 15, 2022
Amrullah Saleh: Is resistance in Afghanistan viable?
Aug. 12, 2022
Albert Woodfox: Freedom after a life inside
Aug. 10, 2022
Gregory Doran: Why does Shakespeare still captivate us?
Aug. 5, 2022
The Singh Twins: Mixing art and politics
Aug. 3, 2022
James Lovelock: The future of life on Earth
Aug. 1, 2022
Julius Malema: Is South Africa on the brink of chaos?
July 29, 2022
Fatih Birol: Could short-term panic derail the clean energy transition?
July 27, 2022
Sharan Burrow: Do workers have faith in collective action?
July 22, 2022
Omah Lay: Is there a universal message in his music?
July 17, 2022
Meaza Ashenafi: What are the prospects for peace in Ethiopia?
July 15, 2022
Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda: Does Christianity in Iraq have a future?
July 13, 2022
Nury Turkel: Will the world stand up for China's Uyghurs?
July 7, 2022
Ibram X. Kendi: America's unhealed racial wounds
July 6, 2022
Steve Thompson: Rugby's traumatic legacy
July 5, 2022
Lord Patten: Were promises to Hong Kong broken?
June 30, 2022
K. Shanmugam: Will Singapore have to choose between the US and China?
June 28, 2022
Henry Huiyao Wang: Is China exposing its vulnerabilities?
June 24, 2022
João Vale de Almeida: Have UK-EU relations become toxic?
June 21, 2022
Semyon Bychkov: Artists speaking out against Putin
June 19, 2022
Olha Stefanishyna: Will Kyiv get the support it needs?
June 16, 2022
Nicu Popescu: How can Moldova protect itself?
June 14, 2022
Josef Aschbacher: Is Europe losing the space race?
June 13, 2022
Vassily Nebenzia: Is Putin's plan failing?
June 9, 2022
Fawzia Koofi: Do Afghans still have hope?
June 7, 2022
Dr Njoki Ngumi – Artist and film-maker
June 5, 2022
Iván Fischer, Conductor and Composer
June 2, 2022
Serhii Plokhy: How Putin weaponises history
June 1, 2022
Danica Roem: America's culture wars
May 29, 2022
Luis Lacalle Pou: Why is Uruguay moving to the right?
May 26, 2022
Jens Stoltenberg: Is Nato being undermined by internal divisions?
May 24, 2022
Iván Duque: Has Colombia's president failed?
May 22, 2022
Franklin Graham: An era of moral decline?
May 20, 2022
Stella Moris: Will Julian Assange be extradited to the US?
May 17, 2022
Inger Ashing: Is the war in Ukraine overshadowing other crises?
May 16, 2022
Victoria Spartz: Does her party share her commitment to defeating Putin?
May 13, 2022
Senator Mark Warner: Are we facing a new Cold War?
May 11, 2022
Jim Green: Has Nasa lost its way?
May 8, 2022
Zoltán Kovács: Whose side is Hungary really on?
May 5, 2022
Bill Browder: Sanctioning Russia
May 4, 2022
Eduard Heger, Prime Minister of Slovakia
May 1, 2022
Frances O'Grady: How can workers defend their interests?
April 28, 2022
Slava Vakarchuk: A rock star on the frontline
April 26, 2022
Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Making an enemy of Putin
April 22, 2022
Kylie Moore-Gilbert: 804 days in an Iranian jail
April 19, 2022
Omid Djalili: Can jokes be funny without being mean?
April 17, 2022
Dr Njoki Ngumi: Can art change Kenya?
April 14, 2022
Sergei Guriev: Is Moscow outmanoeuvring the West's sanctions?
April 12, 2022
Tsai Ming-yen: Could Putin’s strategy be a template for China to follow?
April 10, 2022
Nikita Mazepin: Sanctions on Russia 'are cancel culture'
April 7, 2022
Dmytro Kuleba: Is diplomacy at a dead end?
April 5, 2022
Claude Joseph: Can Haiti be saved?
April 3, 2022
Maria Butina: What is Russia achieving in Ukraine?
March 31, 2022
Mairead McGuinness: How far will the EU go to support Kyiv?
March 29, 2022
Ilya Ponomarev: A former Russian MP on fighting Putin
March 25, 2022
Francis Fukuyama: The end of the end of history?
March 23, 2022
Tobias Ellwood: How should the West stand up to Putin?
March 16, 2022
Jonas Gahr Støre: Easing Europe off Russian energy
March 14, 2022
March 11, 2022
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya: Is the fate of Belarus tied to the fate of Ukraine?
Michael Carpenter: Is this a new age of conflict?
March 9, 2022
Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Former Ukrainian PM
March 7, 2022
Andrey Kurkov: Putin's attack on Ukraine's identity
March 2, 2022
David Miliband: President of the International Rescue Committee
March 1, 2022
Iván Fischer: The power and joy of music
Feb. 28, 2022
Leonid Volkov: How strong is Putin's grip on Russia?
Feb. 25, 2022
Ingrid Betancourt: Can Colombia defeat corruption?
Feb. 21, 2022
Jamie Raskin, Democrat Congressman, House Committe to Investigative January 6th Attack
Feb. 18, 2022
Yuri Vitrenko: Russia, Ukraine and Europe's energy
Feb. 16, 2022
Kiril Petkov: Is Bulgaria ready to stand up to Russia?
Feb. 14, 2022
Michael McCaul: Is Biden up to facing off with Putin?
Feb. 11, 2022
George Takei, Actor
Feb. 9, 2022
Marine Le Pen: France's future president?
Feb. 7, 2022
Gabrielius Landsbergis: Tension in Eastern Europe
Feb. 4, 2022
Bassem Youssef: Do we expect too much from satire?
Feb. 2, 2022
Isabel Allende: What does South America's future hold?
Jan. 31, 2022
Mariana Mazzucato: The space race and our economic futures
Jan. 28, 2022
Dominic Lee: China's Hong Kong takeover
Jan. 26, 2022
Mohammad Marandi: Iran's nuclear negotiations
Jan. 24, 2022
Damian Collins: Can Boris Johnson be trusted?
Jan. 21, 2022
Oleksii Reznikov: An invasion of Ukraine?
Jan. 19, 2022
Kathleen Stock: The debate about sex, gender and equality
Jan. 17, 2022
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC: Fighting for equality in British law
Jan. 14, 2022
Sathnam Sanghera: Confronting Britain's history
Jan. 12, 2022
Bryan Stevenson: Will equality ever be more than a dream in the US?
Jan. 10, 2022
Nureldin Satti: Sudan's coup
Jan. 7, 2022
Laurence Tribe: Is the US system of government in peril?
Jan. 5, 2022
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Trust in science
Dec. 20, 2021
Ernesto Araújo: Has Brazil failed to protect its people?
Dec. 17, 2021
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov: Fighting for a free press
Dec. 15, 2021
John Kerry: US Special Envoy for Climate
Dec. 10, 2021
Moeed Yusuf: What will a Taliban-controlled Afghanistan mean for Pakistan?
Dec. 8, 2021
Paul Auster: Is New York still the heartbeat of America?
Dec. 6, 2021
Ken Buck: Big tech and Republican politics
Dec. 1, 2021
Nicolai Tangen: Can Norway move on from fossil fuels?
Nov. 29, 2021
Rana Ayyub: Abuse, intimidation and legal threats
Nov. 26, 2021
Péter Márki-Zay: Can Viktor Orban be beaten at the ballot box?
Nov. 24, 2021
Ryan Girdusky: Race and education in America
Nov. 22, 2021
George Takei: Growing up in an internment camp
Nov. 17, 2021
Ritchie Torres: Is America ready to embrace progressive politics?
Nov. 15, 2021
Pawel Jablonski: Could Poland exit the EU?
Nov. 12, 2021
Patrice Evra: The flaws in football
Nov. 10, 2021
Mike Leigh: Art and the cinema
Nov. 8, 2021
Prime Minister Albin Kurti: Is he a source of instability in the Balkans?
Nov. 5, 2021
Fiona Hill: What did Trump mean for America and the world?
Nov. 3, 2021
Fatih Birol: Can greenhouse gas emissions be eliminated?
Nov. 1, 2021
Bruno Le Maire: Is France looking for a new economic direction?
Oct. 28, 2021
Ariel Dorfman: Ghosts of the past
Oct. 26, 2021
David Baddiel, Comedian and writer
Oct. 24, 2021
Andrew Forrest: Mega-polluter turned climate revolutionary
Oct. 21, 2021
Henry Marsh: A doctor arguing for assisted dying
Oct. 19, 2021
Philippe Sands: Is international justice working?
Oct. 18, 2021
Adela Raz, Afghanistan's Ambassador to the US
Oct. 15, 2021
Sergei Ryabkov: Russia and energy security
Oct. 13, 2021
Richard Deverell: The battle to save the planet
Oct. 11, 2021
Richard Thaler: Is a nudge enough to change our behaviour?
Oct. 7, 2021
Ben Ferencz, prosecutor at the Nuremberg Nazi Trials
Oct. 5, 2021
Michel Barnier on Brexit fallout
Oct. 1, 2021
Rafael Grossi - Nuclear fallout
Sept. 28, 2021
Nitin Sawhney, Musician and Composer
Sept. 26, 2021
Roger Deakins: How is technology changing cinema?
Sept. 23, 2021
Bryan Hughes: Abortion in Texas
Sept. 21, 2021
Carlos Fernando Chamorro: Exiled from Nicaragua
Sept. 19, 2021
Naomi Campbell, supermodel and businesswoman
Sept. 16, 2021
Robin Hanbury-Tenison: An explorer protecting indigenous lands
Sept. 14, 2021
Former interrogator for the CIA, James Mitchell
Sept. 12, 2021
Rudy Giuliani: Reflecting on 9/11
Sept. 9, 2021
Nadia Calviño: Is Europe too fragmented to shape the 21st Century?
Sept. 8, 2021
Lindsey Graham: What is the Republican vision for America?
Sept. 6, 2021
Omar Zakhilwal: What ideology will prevail in Afghanistan?
Sept. 1, 2021
Maggi Hambling: An evolving creative vision
Aug. 30, 2021
Andrei Kelin: Russia, Afghanistan and the UK
Aug. 26, 2021
Paula Kahumbu: Saving Africa's wild spaces
Aug. 25, 2021
Gedion Timothewos: Ethiopia's civil war
Aug. 22, 2021
Kamila Sidiqi: What future do Afghanistan's women face?
Aug. 20, 2021
Tobias Ellwood: Britain's Afghanistan exit
Aug. 17, 2021
Aly Raisman: Are gold medals put above athletes' wellbeing?
Aug. 16, 2021
Getachew Reda: What is the endgame for Tigray's rebels?
Aug. 13, 2021
Daryl Davis: Reaching out to the KKK
Aug. 11, 2021
Hamid Mir: Is Pakistan a safe place for journalists?
Aug. 9, 2021
Sir Andrew Pollard: The war on Covid-19
Aug. 6, 2021
RoseAnne Archibald: Uncovering Canada's dark past
Aug. 4, 2021
Sir Hilary Beckles: Reparations for slavery
Aug. 2, 2021
Lazarus Chakwera: President of Malawi
July 30, 2021
Péter Szijjártó: Is Hungary undermining European values?
July 28, 2021
Hamdullah Mohib: Can the Afghan government hold out against the Taliban?
July 26, 2021
Fikile Mbalula: Is South Africa's government being confronted with its own failure?
July 23, 2021
Laurent Lamothe: Can anything be done to end Haiti's suffering?
July 21, 2021
Michael Holding: Can sport win its fight against racism?
July 19, 2021
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: Can courage overcome injustice?
July 16, 2021
Jess Phillips: What happened to progressive politics?
July 14, 2021
Writer Lionel Shriver
July 7, 2021
Christian Happi: Can Africa become a world leader in vaccine development?
July 5, 2021
Victor Gao: 100 years of the Chinese Communist Party
June 30, 2021
Zainab Ahmed: Can Nigeria avert financial meltdown?
June 25, 2021
Rawdah Mohamed: Fashion and Muslim women
June 23, 2021
REM lead singer Michael Stipe
June 21, 2021
Johan Lundgren, EasyJet CEO: Can his business model survive Covid and climate change?
June 17, 2021
Jens Stoltenberg: Is the old alliance ready to tackle new threats?
June 16, 2021
Ben Rhodes: President Biden's foreign policy challenges
June 11, 2021
Michael Rosen: Surviving Covid-19
June 7, 2021
Tom Kerridge: Has the pandemic changed the way we eat?
June 3, 2021
John Nkengasong: Can Africa meet its vaccination targets?
June 1, 2021
Doug Gurr: Advocating for planet Earth
May 31, 2021
Fawad Chaudhry: Is Imran Khan reneging on his promises to Pakistan?
May 27, 2021
Tito Mboweni: How much has Covid damaged South Africa?
May 26, 2021
Ben Hodges: Is America's global power waning?
May 24, 2021
Vladimir Chizhov, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU
May 21, 2021
Husam Zomlot: Palestine's balance of power
May 19, 2021
Kaja Kallas: Do Nato and the EU have Estonia's back?
May 17, 2021
Tzipi Hotovely: Israel's ambassador to the UK
May 13, 2021
Harry Theoharis: What is in store for European summer holidays?
May 11, 2021
Fawzia Koofi: The future for women in Afghanistan
May 10, 2021
Mohammed Alyahya: Does Saudi Arabia still have America's support?
May 7, 2021
Mohamedou Ould Slahi: What is the Guantanamo legacy?
May 5, 2021
Artists Gilbert Prousch & George Passmore
May 3, 2021
Dmytro Kuleba: Has the Russian threat to Ukraine receded?
April 28, 2021
Sir Peter Westmacott: Are we at peak geopolitical risk?
April 26, 2021
Navalny aide Vladimir Ashurkov: Is Putin about to eliminate his most dangerous opponent?
April 23, 2021
Michael Mann: The new climate war?
April 20, 2021
Silvia Foti: When truth trumps family loyalty
April 16, 2021
Serj Tankian: System of a Down frontman on activism and music
April 14, 2021
Tsitsi Dangarembga: Are better days coming for Zimbabwe?
April 12, 2021
Amrullah Saleh: Is the Afghan peace process running out of road?
April 9, 2021
Ken Rogoff: Does Bidenomics make sense?
April 6, 2021
Barbara Amiel: What do the super-rich owe the rest of the world?
April 5, 2021
Sir Vartan Melkonian: From Beirut street child to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
April 2, 2021
Erika Lust: Can porn be feminist?
March 30, 2021
Marina Abramović: A remarkable career pushed to the limits
March 29, 2021
Jean-Claude Juncker: Is Covid an unprecedented test of EU cohesion?
March 26, 2021
Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee: Is the concept of ‘one country, two systems’ dead?
March 24, 2021
Baroness Minouche Shafik: What do we owe each other?
March 22, 2021
Stephen King: Are you afraid of the dark?
March 19, 2021
Vjosa Osmani: Acting President of Kosovo
March 17, 2021
Adar Poonawalla: How to vaccinate the world
March 15, 2021
Dr Sasa: Does Myanmar have a democratic future?
March 12, 2021
Jewher Ilham: Fears for her Uighur family in China
March 10, 2021
Evan McMullin: What next for anti-Trump Republicans?
March 8, 2021
Khin Zaw Win: Protests in Myanmar
March 5, 2021
Valdis Dombrovskis: Is the EU ready to aggressively defend its interests?
March 3, 2021
Harvey Goldsmith: Can live music survive Covid?
March 1, 2021
Dr Seth Berkley: How to ensure the whole world gets a Covid vaccine
Feb. 26, 2021
Elizabeth Neumann: The battle for the soul of the US Republican Party
Feb. 24, 2021
Timothy Snyder: Lessons from history
Feb. 22, 2021
Douglas Stuart: Stories of tender souls in tough places
Feb. 19, 2021
Yogendra Yadav: Are farmers' protests a defining moment for India?
Feb. 17, 2021
Kirill Dmitriev: Russia's Sputnik V a vaccine for humankind?
Feb. 15, 2021
Clément Beaune: Is Covid-19 exposing weaknesses in the EU?
Feb. 12, 2021
Laurie Santos: Can we learn how to be happy?
Feb. 10, 2021
Evan Medeiros: How should Biden approach China?
Feb. 8, 2021
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: Has Belarus’s revolution stalled?
Feb. 5, 2021
Dr Soumya Swaminathan: Is vaccine inequity undermining the fight against Covid?
Feb. 3, 2021
Madawi Al-Rasheed: Can the Saudi Crown Prince's authority really be challenged?
Feb. 1, 2021
Thomas Byrne: Ireland's twin challenge
Jan. 30, 2021
Leonid Volkov: Protests on the streets of Russia
Jan. 29, 2021
Yuli Edelstein: Israel's Covid-19 vaccination programme leads the world
Jan. 27, 2021
Lina Khan: Can big tech companies be tamed by US antitrust laws?
Jan. 21, 2021
Kenneth Chan: Is democracy lost in Hong Kong?
Jan. 20, 2021
Tamara Rojo: Ballet in a pandemic
Jan. 18, 2021
Alan Dershowitz: Trump's second impeachment
Jan. 15, 2021
Virologist Barry Schoub: South Africa's covid situation 'is bleak'
Jan. 13, 2021
Alan Rusbridger: Fact v fiction
Jan. 11, 2021
Admiral James Stavridis: The aftermath of the capitol riot
Jan. 8, 2021
Neil Ferguson: Did the UK get its Covid strategy wrong?
Jan. 6, 2021
Hermann Hauser: Is Europe failing to create tech champions?
Dec. 21, 2020
Christopher Ruddy: Is the media amplifying division in America?
Dec. 16, 2020
Bernardine Evaristo: Is British culture changing?
Dec. 14, 2020
David Beasley of the World Food Programme: Is the world set for new famines?
Dec. 11, 2020
Owase Jeelani: Making life and death decisions
Dec. 7, 2020
Ishaq Dar: Pakistan's power struggle
Dec. 2, 2020
Anthony Gardner: How will Joe Biden handle foreign policy?
Nov. 30, 2020
Gedion Timothewos: Is Ethiopia sliding into civil war?
Nov. 27, 2020
Jeremy Hunt: Britain's battle with Covid-19
Nov. 25, 2020
David Nabarro: How can countries minimise Covid damage?
Nov. 23, 2020
Pawel Jablonski: Why is Poland blocking the EU's budget?
Nov. 20, 2020
Judit Varga: How far is Hungary prepared to go in its defiance of the EU?
Nov. 18, 2020
Arancha Gonzalez: How much influence does the EU have?
Nov. 16, 2020
HR McMaster: Trump and the transition
Nov. 13, 2020
Jack Kingston: What is next for Trump?
Nov. 11, 2020
Leopoldo Lopez: An opposition leader in exile
Nov. 9, 2020
Jacob Bleacher: Putting astronauts back on the moon
Nov. 4, 2020
Perez Hilton: The 2000s' gossip-in-chief
Nov. 2, 2020
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