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The Inside Story Podcast

How will we meet artificial intelligence energy demands?

Artificial Intelligence is driving a technological revolution. But feeding it requires much more electricity to run far more powerful computers and yet more giant data centres. So, how can such new demand be met - and what are the implications? In this episode: Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor, Irish Independent. Vince Perez, Former Philippines Energy Minister  Sasha Luccioni, Artificial Intelligence Researcher Host: Sami Zeidan Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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What are Kamala Harris’s chances against Donald Trump?

Kamala Harris is gaining support in her bid for the White House. And if she wins in November, she'd be the first minority woman to hold the top job in the United States. But what are her chances against Donald Trump? And what role do race and gender play in US politics? In this episode: Rina Shah, Political Strategist. Rania Batrice, Democratic Party Strategist. Nadia Brown, Professor of Government at Georgetown University. Host: Sami Zeidan Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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Why did Biden drop out of the US presidential race?

Joe Biden is out of the US presidential race. He's abandoned his re-election bid and backs his Vice President Kamala Harris. But what's behind this move? And will it energise the Democratic base ahead of November's election? In this episode: Steve Herman, Chief National Correspondent for Voice of America. A.Scott Bolden, Former Chair of the Washington DC Democratic Party. James Zogby, Democratic Party insider. Host: Mohammed Jamjoom Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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What's behind the recurrent unrest in Bangladesh?

The Supreme Court in Bangladesh has scaled back a government jobs quota after protests against the controversial policy led to a nationwide curfew, killings and a communications blackout. Will this move appease angry students? And what's behind the recurrent unrest? In this episode:  Mubashar Hasan, Political analyst Zaman Ashraf, Asian Human Rights Commission Sreeradha Datta, Professor at Jindal School of International Affairs  Host: Mohammed Jamjoom Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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Will the ICJ's ruling on Palestinian territories have an impact?

The UN's top court rules Israel's decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories is unlawful. The International Court of Justice says it must end as rapidly as possible. But what's the impact of this non-binding ruling? And will it change anything on the ground? In this episode: Wesam Ahmad, Head of the Center for Applied International Law at Al-Haq Ardi Imseis, Legal Counsel for State of Palestine Yossi Mekelberg, Associate Fellow of the MENA Programme at Chatham House Host: Mohammed Jamjoom Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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Will Biden stay in the US presidential race?

Days after being shot, Donald Trump becomes the Republican presidential nominee. His rival President Joe Biden is isolating with COVID-19. More senior Democrats are urging him to quit the election race. So, will he? And how critical a week has this been for both men? In this episode: John Neffinger, Former Communications Director of the Democratic National Committee. Janelle King, Former Deputy State Director of the Republican Party in Georgia. James Warren, Executive Editor of NewsGuard, a media fact-checking ratings organisation. Host: Dareen Abughaida Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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How big a role do politics and business play in the Olympic Games?

The Summer Olympics, the world's biggest sporting event, opens in Paris next week.Russia is banned for its war in Ukraine, but not Israel for its war on Gaza. How big a role do politics and business play in the Games? And can the cost be justified? In this episode: Philip Barker, Editor of the 'Journal of Olympic History'. Elaine Cobbe, Veteran journalist and board member of Reporters Without Borders. David Goldblatt, Author of 'The Games: A Global History of the Olympics'. Host: Dareen Abughaida Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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What can be expected from Keir Starmer's Labour government?

The new UK government has set out its plans with a big focus on its ailing economy.On foreign policy, it wants better EU relations, while backing and arming Ukraine will continue. So, what can be expected from Keir Starmer's government? And what change on issues like the war on Gaza? In this episode: Lucy Fisher, Whitehall Editor at the Financial Times. Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University in London. Peter Geoghegan, Political Commentator. Host: Dareen Abughaida Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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Trump picks a running mate -- what's next in US presidential election?

Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination -- two days after surviving an assassination attempt. He's picked Ohio Senator JD Vance as his running mate, all this deflecting debate away from President Biden's fitness to run. So, where do both campaigns stand now?  In this episode: Laura Blessing, a Senior Fellow at the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. Michael Traugott, Research Professor Emeritus at the Center of Political Studies at the University of Michigan. Eric Ham, US Political Expert and Former Congressional Staffer. Host: Sami Zeidan Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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How polarized is the United States?

Former president Donald Trump escapes an assassination attempt -- that's cast a shadow on the U.S. political scene. How polarized is America? What's behind the rise in political violence there? And what are the implications?   In this episode: Rachel Kleinfeld, Senior Fellow at Carnegie's Democracy, Conflict and Governance Program. Amy Koch,  Republican Political Strategist. Natasha Lindstaedt,  Professor of U.S. Government at the University of Essex. Host: Sami Zeidan Connect with us:@AJEPodcasts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook


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