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.
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?
The Good Friday Accords may have reduced violence, but decades later sectarian tensions still run high.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo caused internal turmoil and global concern after bypassing Parliament this week to remain in power.
For Brazil’s President Bolsonaro, a consequence of mishandling COVID-19 could be losing the 2022 presidential election.