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Supporters of the Podemos party, Madrid, Dec. 20, 2015 (AP photo by Daniel Ochoa de Olza).

Is Populism a Threat to European Democracy?

Friday, June 3, 2016

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the United States’ relationship with Pakistan, evolving U.S. strategic partnerships, and the possibilities for unrest in the run-up to Kenya’s presidential elections next year. For the Report, Jan-Werner Müller joins us to talk about the growth of populism and the role it plays in European politics.


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Relevant articles on WPR:

High Hopes, Great Disappointments: U.S.-Pakistan Relations Under Obama

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

Additional audio credits:

UKIP MEPs: It’s people power that will win this referendum - UKIP Leader Nigel Farage MEP
European Commission: Joint press conference by Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker
Al Jazeera English: Poles Apart - People & Power

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