Each week, host Brian Hanson talks with international thought leaders, journalists, and other experts to go beyond the headlines on critical global issues and US foreign policy.
To understand Chinese politics and what lies ahead for the ruling party, author Bruce Dickson argues we must look to the tools China’s leaders use to create popular support.
Host Brian Hanson checks the pulse of democracy in Nicaragua with researcher Ryan Berg and journalist Cindy Regidor.
Defense cooperation requires a shared understanding of threats and goals. And, to be effective requires action, making tradeoffs, and paying costs—not just statements.
Although COVID-19 brought many aspects of our world to a standstill over the last year, violent conflict was not one of them. What can we do to end the cycle?
While some areas of the world continue to see population growth—many countries in Africa, for example—fertility rates are falling everywhere else. What does that mean for geopolitics?
Geopolitical debates on power and competition in the Arctic have been around since the Cold War. Is a new flashpoint ahead or is the danger overblown?
Will a cease-fire quell the latest conflict and lead to long-term peace?
As a critical NATO ally and strategically located partner, Turkey's assertive foreign policy strategy has global implications.
Just a few weeks after announcing the exit, the United States is already making progress withdrawing troops and resources from the site of America's longest war.
Pandemics have plagued humans throughout our existence. What role does global coordination play in breaking the cycle?