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Asia Foundation Trustees Kounalakis and Lampton Discuss Covid-19 on World Affairs/KQED

March 24, 2020 — Current Asia Foundation trustee Markos Kounalakis interviews chairman emeritus David M. Lampton in this week’s World Affairs‘ broadcast on the Covid-19 crisis, U.S.-China relations, and how we got where we are today.

Breaking news about novel coronavirus is dominating headlines, making the context we need to understand it more important than ever. This week on the podcast we hear from experts on pandemics and US-China relations to help us understand how we got where we are today. Kounalakis joined The Asia Foundation board in 2019 and previously covered wars and revolutions as a foreign correspondent. He is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, and writes a weekly syndicated foreign affairs column for the Miami Herald and McClatchy. His wife is California’s Lieutenant Governor Amb. Eleni Kounalakis. David M. Lampton served as chairman of the Foundation’s board from 2014 to 2018 and is the Oksenberg-Rholen Fellow at Stanford University’s Asia Pacific Research Center and Hyman Professor and director of Chinese Studies, Emeritus, School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

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