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Weekly audio roundup: Jan 15, 2022

Weekly audio roundup: Jan 15, 2022

Hear more about how this week’s stories took shape.

Memo to the president: A counterinsurgency strategy for America

Memo to the president: A counterinsurgency strategy for America

The threat of violent insurgency in the U.S. is real; the CIA’s former head of counterterrorism has some ideas for dealing with it.

Imagining the unimaginable: The U.S., China and war over Taiwan

Imagining the unimaginable: The U.S., China and war over Taiwan

One way to avoid conflict may be to understand just how destructive it would be.


What happens when the world’s most populous country starts to shrink

What happens when the world’s most populous country starts to shrink

Chinese officials hoped for a baby boom, but China experienced only a baby blip. That could pose major challenges for the government.

Pandemic priority: Merging lanes of ‘vaccine rich’ and ‘vaccine poor’

Pandemic priority: Merging lanes of ‘vaccine rich’ and ‘vaccine poor’

Getting doses to poorer nations isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the only way to end the pandemic.

Welcome, 2022! We have some questions.

Welcome, 2022! We have some questions.

From inflation to the pandemic, Taiwan to Ukraine, and beyond — Grid’s global editor looks at the year ahead and what to watch for.