Taiwan made history last month when it elected Tsai Ying-wen as its first female president. Now, observers wonder what direction the new regime will take the country. We take a look at Taiwan's new leadership with Shelley Rigger, professor of East Asian politics at Davidson College. We also discuss the potential for radification of The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty with Ambassador Adam M. Scheinman, Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation.
Catalonia faces legal questions in its secession plans, and journalist Stephen Franklin joins us to discuss teaching journalism in South Sudan. Also, we talk to Amy Maglio about the work the Women's Global Education Project (WGEP) does to support girls’ education in Senegal and Kenya.
In last night's midterm elections the Republicans won a majority in the Senate. We'll find out how that could affect U.S. foreign policy from James Lindsay, director of studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.