KennanX is a podcast on our never ending quest to understand Russia, Ukraine and the surrounding region. Please find below information about all of our latest episodes and where to subscribe. The KennanX podcast is hosted by Wilson Center Global Fellow Jill Dougherty.
In October 2020, Kyrgyzstan’s capital was rocked by protests following an allegedly rigged parliamentary election, ultimately resulting in the resignation of Kyrgyz president Sooronbay Jeenbekov. In this episode of KennanX, Jill Dougherty explores the political geography and changing societal dynamics in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia with Edward Lemon, President of the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs and Research Assistant Professor at The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, Washington D.C. Campus, and Bradley Jardine, Schwarzman Scholar at the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States and Research Consultant with the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.