The Intelligence

The Intelligence

Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Planes, trains and automobiles: the travails of travel 00:22:30 2019-04-19 11:50
[Redacted]: the Mueller report 00:21:37 2019-04-18 11:50
Roads to success: Indonesia’s election 00:22:22 2019-04-17 11:56
And then, silence: a Paris icon burns 00:19:34 2019-04-16 11:57
Modi’s operandi: India’s enormous election 00:21:33 2019-04-15 11:58
Bashir and present danger: Sudan’s coup 00:23:05 2019-04-12 11:55
Brussels’ doubts: another Brexit delay 00:21:34 2019-04-11 11:53
Bibi got back: Israel’s election 00:19:28 2019-04-10 11:50
The new mediocre: the world economy 00:20:23 2019-04-09 12:00
Tripoli threat: a warlord’s bid to take Libya 00:20:58 2019-04-08 11:55
Theresa looks left: Brexit negotiations 00:23:26 2019-04-05 12:00
Resigned to it: Algeria’s president 00:20:34 2019-04-04 11:57
Fund while it lasted: the 1MDB scandal 00:20:38 2019-04-03 11:58
Vote with pride: LGBT politicians 00:20:33 2019-04-02 11:43
AK, not quite OK: Turkey’s elections 00:20:55 2019-04-01 11:59
Comic’s relief? Ukraine’s presidential race 00:22:06 2019-03-29 10:59
Another dance ‘round the May poll: Brexit 00:21:13 2019-03-28 10:53
Seeing the Lighthizer: China trade talks 00:19:56 2019-03-27 10:51
Loan behold: a global-economy danger 00:20:17 2019-03-26 10:54
Collusion elusion: the Mueller report 00:21:36 2019-03-25 11:01
The never-ending saga: Brexit delayed 00:22:51 2019-03-22 11:00
Not now, Theresa: Postponing Britain’s EU goodbye 00:19:24 2019-03-21 10:55
Alpha Beto: O’Rourke’s appeal 00:21:35 2019-03-20 11:00
War and pestilence: Ebola makes a comeback 00:22:59 2019-03-19 11:00
Replacement anxiety: White supremacist terrorism 00:23:43 2019-03-18 11:00
Can't deal with it: Brexit 00:22:02 2019-03-15 11:00
Lights out: Venezuela’s blackout 00:22:45 2019-03-14 10:57
Losing the plot: Brexit 00:21:25 2019-03-13 10:55
Flying stop: Boeing 00:21:43 2019-03-12 10:57
The sensitive month: Tibet 00:23:51 2019-03-11 11:00
Fifth time unlucky: Algeria’s protests 00:22:49 2019-03-08 12:00
Guilt and association: Paul Manafort 00:23:21 2019-03-07 11:50
Trudeau in trouble: a sunny leader in stormy times 00:19:02 2019-03-06 11:51
Xi’ll meet again: China’s People’s Congress opens 00:20:47 2019-03-05 11:59
A thirsty world: the future of water 00:23:13 2019-03-04 12:00
Bibi one more time? Binyamin Netanyahu 00:22:40 2019-03-01 11:49
Line of control: India-Pakistan 00:20:11 2019-02-28 11:51
Chaos and calculation: Brexit 00:22:43 2019-02-27 11:50
Two for the show: Trump meets Kim 00:20:41 2019-02-26 11:48
It’s bean difficult: the China-America trade war 00:23:22 2019-02-25 11:57
Alms held up: Venezuela 00:20:15 2019-02-22 11:54
Sins of the fathers: the Vatican and child abuse 00:21:25 2019-02-21 11:53
Prince on tour: Muhammad bin Salman 00:19:42 2019-02-20 11:37
Labour’s love lost: British politics 00:19:48 2019-02-19 11:39
State of the unionising: Amazon 00:22:08 2019-02-18 11:46
Emergency measures: America’s border deal 00:20:01 2019-02-15 11:53
IS this the end? Islamic State’s last stand 00:20:13 2019-02-14 11:45
It’s not easy: the Green New Deal 00:22:46 2019-02-13 11:47
Independents’ day: Catalans on trial 00:19:23 2019-02-12 12:00
You say you want: Revisiting Iran’s revolution 00:24:27 2019-02-11 11:45
Princess unbridled: Thai politics 00:19:08 2019-02-08 11:46
The Intelligence: Weapons redrawn 00:19:02 2019-02-07 11:47
The Intelligence: Credible, but critical 00:21:09 2019-02-06 11:45
The Intelligence: Don’t despair, America 00:20:08 2019-02-05 11:55
The Intelligence: A despot’s calculation 00:18:55 2019-02-04 11:45
The Intelligence: Be careful on the way out 00:22:26 2019-02-01 11:35
The Intelligence: Down and out in “iPhone City” 00:18:24 2019-01-31 12:00
The Intelligence: This is not a coup 00:27:17 2019-01-30 12:00
The Intelligence: Deal, delay or dither? 00:21:55 2019-01-29 12:00
The week ahead: The price of the American government shutdown 00:22:16 2019-01-25 20:39
The Intelligence: Trailer 00:02:56 2019-01-23 01:00
The week ahead: Plan B, or not to be? 00:23:20 2019-01-18 20:25
The week ahead: Let’s break a deal 00:23:13 2019-01-11 21:22
The week ahead: Hungry for change 00:19:10 2019-01-04 20:36
The week ahead: Bolsonaro’s bold agenda 00:20:53 2018-12-28 12:00
The Week ahead: The great emu bubble 00:19:18 2018-12-21 12:00
The week ahead: Yemen’s overlooked war 00:22:03 2018-12-14 22:20
The week ahead: Brexit ramp 00:21:18 2018-12-07 19:27
The week ahead: Troubled waters 00:21:16 2018-11-30 20:38
The week ahead: A big deal 00:22:38 2018-11-23 16:10
The week ahead: Age-old problems 00:16:35 2018-11-16 20:45
The week ahead: Sessions ails 00:26:20 2018-11-09 19:30
The week ahead: America’s mid-terms 00:26:21 2018-11-02 19:51
The week ahead: Oil and trouble 00:24:14 2018-10-26 20:16
The week ahead: Polls, apart 00:20:55 2018-10-19 18:53
The week ahead: Saudi repression 00:24:34 2018-10-12 16:25
The week ahead: Dances with wolves 00:16:56 2018-10-05 11:44
The week ahead: The fight to confirm Brett Kavanaugh 00:22:46 2018-09-28 15:52
The week ahead: Beware Bolsonaro 00:16:19 2018-09-21 14:25
The week ahead: The Economist at 175 00:19:31 2018-09-14 14:11
The week ahead: Wargames 00:17:31 2018-09-07 15:11
The week ahead: Myanmar’s atrocities 00:17:44 2018-08-31 16:03
The week ahead: Above the law? 00:15:22 2018-08-24 15:15
The week ahead: A call to arms 00:15:13 2018-08-17 15:59
The week ahead: Brazil’s telenovela election 00:17:40 2018-08-10 13:40
The week ahead: The black hole of coal 00:17:49 2018-08-03 15:26
The week ahead: How to catch a crocodile 00:16:01 2018-07-27 15:38
The week ahead: Khan he fix it? 00:20:04 2018-07-20 11:44
The week ahead: The Brexit fears 00:20:17 2018-07-13 15:55
The week ahead: The three T’s of Trump 00:17:38 2018-07-06 13:26
The week ahead: Courting controversy 00:18:41 2018-06-29 15:54
The week ahead: The Arab revolution 00:20:17 2018-06-23 11:00
The week ahead: How Kim Jong won 00:15:46 2018-06-15 13:56
The week ahead: Demolition man 00:25:54 2018-06-08 13:02
The week ahead: Power to the populists 00:18:56 2018-06-01 14:16
The week ahead: Peace in peril? 00:16:58 2018-05-25 16:16
The week ahead: Gaza bloodshed 00:19:34 2018-05-18 15:58
The week ahead: Trump's Iran gamble 00:20:17 2018-05-11 14:38
The week ahead: Disarmageddon 00:21:14 2018-05-04 16:56
The week ahead: Kim Jong-un crosses the line 00:18:28 2018-04-27 16:34
The week ahead: Israel 70 years on 00:21:50 2018-04-20 15:33
The week ahead: War crimes in Syria 00:17:23 2018-04-13 12:54
The week ahead: A murder mystery 00:18:14 2018-04-06 16:33
The week ahead: US and them 00:25:56 2018-03-30 12:45
The week ahead: US and them 00:20:56 2018-03-30 11:30
The week ahead: Gunning for change 00:19:19 2018-03-23 01:00
The week ahead: You’re fired 00:19:54 2018-03-16 01:00
The week ahead: Russia’s deadly spy games 00:18:28 2018-03-09 01:00
The week ahead: Xi forever? 00:18:49 2018-03-02 01:00
The week ahead: Russia's disinformation machine 00:16:18 2018-02-23 15:17
The week ahead: Looming war in Congo 00:19:00 2018-02-16 01:00
The week ahead: The charade of North Korean diplomacy 00:24:55 2018-02-09 19:13
The World in 2018: Backlash 00:23:54 2018-02-02 01:00
The week ahead: The Donald in Davos 00:22:35 2018-01-26 18:43
The Week Ahead: Seven years on from the Arab Spring 00:18:08 2018-01-19 01:00
The week ahead: Fire, fury and fitness for office 00:16:47 2018-01-12 18:52
The week ahead: Berating the tyrants of Iran 00:19:33 2018-01-05 15:50
The World in 2018: Out with the old, in with the new 00:16:51 2017-12-29 15:57
The World in 2018: Vying for Leadership 00:22:56 2017-12-22 12:23
The World in 2018: Global risks 00:21:00 2017-12-15 19:03
The week ahead: South Africa's road from ruin? 00:15:06 2017-12-08 18:54
The week ahead: A weird and disputed election 00:21:14 2017-12-01 19:43
The week ahead: Fixing a broken Zimbabwe 00:19:17 2017-11-24 01:00
The week ahead: Mugabe’s downfall 00:16:45 2017-11-17 14:57
The week ahead: The Trump test 00:29:53 2017-11-10 21:32
The week ahead: Do social media threaten democracy? 00:19:38 2017-11-03 14:43
The week ahead: Separatism and sensibility 00:24:18 2017-10-27 20:07
The week ahead: Abandoning hope 00:13:33 2017-10-20 17:35
The week ahead: The world's most powerful man 00:16:35 2017-10-13 18:59
The week ahead: Crisis management 00:17:04 2017-10-08 14:37
The week ahead: Macron’s mega-mission 00:16:43 2017-09-29 18:17
The week ahead: Another question of succession 00:18:32 2017-09-22 21:07
The week ahead: Wir schaffen das 00:17:02 2017-09-15 19:31
The week ahead: Germany’s grand coalition or a clash of ideas? 00:15:47 2017-09-08 17:42
The week ahead: An unwelcome visitor from Pyongyang 00:18:37 2017-09-01 16:56
The week ahead: Summer special 00:17:19 2017-08-25 01:00
The week ahead: The Disunited States 00:20:40 2017-08-18 15:49
The week ahead: A war of words, for now 00:20:37 2017-08-11 18:02
The week ahead: Billionaires and generals 00:17:41 2017-08-04 16:46
The week ahead: Sharif no longer chief 00:20:00 2017-07-28 21:22
The week ahead: Schwarzenegger campaigns to terminate gerrymandering 00:19:47 2017-07-21 18:24
The week ahead: Junior move 00:18:28 2017-07-14 08:20
The week ahead: Ballistic ambitions 00:19:48 2017-07-07 19:36
The week ahead: The Donald divide 00:24:18 2017-06-30 18:00
The week ahead: Modi the paper tiger 00:25:48 2017-06-23 19:10
The week ahead: The march of justice 00:20:47 2017-06-16 19:35
The week ahead: UK general election special 00:29:59 2017-06-09 18:50
The week ahead: The missing middle 00:18:53 2017-06-02 00:34
The week ahead: Manchester in mourning 00:22:02 2017-05-26 18:42
The week ahead: Chaos First? 00:24:58 2017-05-19 23:07
The week ahead: The Economist meets Donald Trump 00:28:35 2017-05-12 21:37
The week ahead: Macron marches on 00:20:34 2017-05-05 20:35
The week ahead: Trivi-a-lago 00:37:27 2017-04-28 12:06
The week ahead: Mrs May's June surprise 00:20:44 2017-04-21 19:05
The week ahead: Turkey's fragile future 00:16:40 2017-04-14 01:21
The week ahead: Donald decisive 00:16:13 2017-04-07 19:59
The week ahead: More twists in the Russian enigma 00:18:18 2017-03-31 18:25
The week ahead: Trump v the world 00:16:07 2017-03-24 18:46
The week ahead: Populism's defeat 00:14:54 2017-03-17 18:42
The week ahead: Trump the (cheer)leader 00:25:32 2017-03-10 20:22
The week ahead: The deportation machine 00:18:11 2017-03-03 18:20
The week ahead: Iran 'on notice' 00:17:56 2017-02-24 21:07
The week ahead: Out like Flynn 00:17:53 2017-02-17 19:10
The week ahead: Bibi in DC 00:15:31 2017-02-10 18:53
The week ahead: Brexit's point of no return 00:20:29 2017-02-03 19:25
The week ahead: Rise of the Herbal Tea Party? 00:18:12 2017-01-27 18:59
The week ahead: One nation under Trump 00:20:29 2017-01-21 00:10
The week ahead: Hacks, leaks and videotape 00:14:00 2017-01-13 17:06
The week ahead: Desperately seeking Reagan 00:14:37 2017-01-06 17:07
The cultural review of 2016 and preview of 2017 00:18:31 2016-12-29 23:32
The week ahead: Christmas and New Year special 00:14:36 2016-12-23 04:21
The week ahead: War for a war weary America 00:16:20 2016-12-16 13:57
The week ahead: Will he or won't he? 00:16:51 2016-12-09 18:15
The week ahead: After Fidel 00:14:07 2016-12-02 16:18
The week ahead: Renzi's risky referendum 00:14:56 2016-11-25 18:22
The week ahead: Nationalism goes international 00:14:55 2016-11-18 18:14
The week ahead: Trump’s unpredictable relations 00:14:54 2016-11-11 18:44
The week ahead: America's easy decision 00:26:09 2016-11-04 23:48
The week ahead: A tale of two rallies 00:22:30 2016-10-29 01:42
The week ahead: Sturgeon's Scoxit gambit 00:14:47 2016-10-21 18:42
The week ahead: Farewell, King B 00:17:07 2016-10-14 17:19
The week ahead: Brexit stage right 00:12:24 2016-10-08 00:30
The week ahead: Beauty queen and the beast 00:14:44 2016-09-30 19:39
The week ahead: Crumbling ceasefire 00:14:58 2016-09-23 16:59
The week ahead: Drawbridge dystopia 00:15:31 2016-09-16 22:06
The week ahead: Battling for power 00:15:39 2016-09-09 18:17
The week ahead: Asia's motley strongmen 00:17:03 2016-09-02 19:26
The week ahead: Paranoia in Ankara 00:14:14 2016-08-26 16:38
The week ahead: Article 50 first dates 00:14:33 2016-08-19 17:44
The week ahead: Duterte's dirty war 00:19:42 2016-08-12 19:02
The week ahead: Arab youth in revolt 00:14:38 2016-08-05 18:11
The week ahead: Trump's strongman act 00:13:49 2016-08-01 11:24
Special: "The world if..." 00:13:46 2016-07-22 15:57
The week ahead: In perpetual fear 00:15:58 2016-07-15 21:20
The week ahead: China's restless millions 00:23:17 2016-07-08 19:14
The week ahead: Tory tussle 00:16:18 2016-07-01 13:42
The week ahead: America and guns 00:17:12 2016-06-17 18:21
The week ahead: Rates hike respite 00:15:25 2016-06-10 20:30
The week ahead: The power of the 0.99% 00:20:59 2016-06-03 20:41
The week ahead: Kim Jong Unpredictable 00:23:18 2016-05-27 15:30
The week ahead: Trump's second coming 00:16:57 2016-05-20 22:16
The week ahead: Own worst enemy 00:21:19 2016-05-13 19:41
The week ahead: The greatest show on earth 00:15:58 2016-05-06 20:08
The week ahead: Bye bye baby 00:11:38 2016-04-29 22:43
The week ahead: Brexit goes global 00:14:20 2016-04-25 15:40
The week ahead: Friends in new places 00:14:03 2016-04-11 12:45
The week ahead: Ground control to Bouncy Castle 1 00:13:23 2016-04-03 19:51
The week ahead: Terrorism as the new normal 00:16:50 2016-03-27 22:56
The week ahead: Three islands 00:13:11 2016-03-21 12:18
The week ahead: Brazil's morass 00:13:57 2016-03-13 20:58
The week ahead: The real Trump 00:12:12 2016-03-06 14:08
The week ahead: Who is the real Xi? 00:12:38 2016-02-28 23:18
The week ahead: Slim hopes for ceasefire 00:13:49 2016-02-21 20:02
The week ahead: Trumpism marches south 00:12:38 2016-02-15 04:22
The week ahead: Zuma's misspent millions 00:12:41 2016-02-07 11:26
The week ahead: The US election brawl begins 00:15:22 2016-02-01 11:13
The week ahead: Iran's black gold starts flowing 00:14:35 2016-01-25 11:20
The week ahead: The Davos bubble 00:11:10 2016-01-17 13:08
The week ahead: Outgoing presidents 00:12:35 2016-01-11 09:07
The World in 2016: What can we expect? 00:19:58 2016-01-03 17:58
The World in 2016: Predictions, predictions 00:20:00 2015-12-28 05:15
The week ahead: A time to unify 00:10:48 2015-12-21 00:08
The week ahead: Stumped by Trump 00:14:12 2015-12-13 19:17
The week ahead: Britain at war 00:13:12 2015-12-07 10:21
The week ahead: The political climate 00:12:50 2015-11-30 00:54
The week ahead: Aux armes, Hollande 00:12:17 2015-11-23 11:17
The week ahead: Candidates for change 00:10:29 2015-11-16 11:33
The Week Ahead: Flying Solo 00:10:42 2015-11-09 00:45
The week ahead: Milestone in Myanmar 00:12:44 2015-11-01 23:32
The week ahead: Cuba, the US and the UN 00:12:52 2015-10-25 20:21
The week ahead: Courting Xi 00:10:54 2015-10-19 02:16
The week ahead: Runners and riders 00:12:00 2015-10-12 09:39
The week ahead: A muddled war 00:13:20 2015-10-04 22:41
The week ahead: Radical prospectus 00:13:16 2015-09-28 01:28
The week ahead: Spoofing Wall Street 00:13:16 2015-09-18 17:07
The week ahead: Rival factions 00:11:50 2015-09-11 16:55
The week ahead: Another bite of the Apple 00:11:37 2015-09-06 23:33
The week ahead: Pomp and circumstance in Beijing 00:10:33 2015-08-28 19:47
The week ahead: Journalism on trial by the Nile 00:12:46 2015-08-23 02:00
The week ahead: China and Russia rattle sabres together 00:10:26 2015-08-14 17:29
The week ahead: Beach planning 00:12:15 2015-08-10 11:19
The week ahead: Remembering horrors 00:12:52 2015-08-03 01:28
The week ahead: Hard questions 00:10:47 2015-07-27 19:06
The week ahead: Mended ties 00:10:14 2015-07-20 11:28
The week ahead: Global memorials 00:12:38 2015-07-09 20:28
The week ahead: A papal visit 00:11:59 2015-07-02 19:01
The week ahead: Grudges 00:13:31 2015-06-18 20:23
The week ahead: A code for barons 00:12:09 2015-06-11 22:14
The week ahead: Testing term limits 00:11:26 2015-06-04 21:19
The week ahead: Shades of democracy 00:13:36 2015-05-28 21:34
The week ahead: Back in power 00:12:24 2015-05-26 18:58
The week ahead: Unpredictable 00:14:11 2015-05-19 15:46
The week ahead: Amount owing 00:12:51 2015-05-11 17:49
The week ahead: The year of the Scots 00:23:08 2015-05-04 16:36