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Cryptocurrencies, Geopolitics, & the Future of Money

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Deep Dish Podcast

Bitcoin is just a small part of the global conversation around cryptocurrencies. Will they shake up the economy—and geopolitics—as much as advertised?

Cryptocurrency options
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Global Economy, Trade and Business

Who Benefits from US-China Competition in Africa?

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Deep Dish Podcast

Some say China's Belt and Road Initiative is a solution to help African countries build modern economies, while others call it "debt trap diplomacy." Who's right and how can—or should—the United States compete?

Belt and Road Workers in Africa
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US Foreign Policy

Congress Has Abandoned Its War Powers. Here's What to Do About It.

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Oona A. Hathaway joins  Deep Dish  to lay out a step-by-step plan for Congress to revive its war powers.

US Capitol Building viewed from the east front
Martin Falbisoner
Defense and Security

Leaderless, Haiti Braces for Political Transition

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The Caribbean nation is no stranger to chaos, devastation, or interference from outside its borders. After a presidential assassination, what does the future hold?

President Moise before his death
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Global Politics

Ten Years Later, What Went Wrong in South Sudan

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A decade ago this week, South Sudan declared independence. But the hope and optimism of statehood quickly evaporated—just like international attention and support.

Hunger in South Sudan
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Global Politics

The Chinese Communist Party's Next 100 Years

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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.

Chinese Communist Party Celebration
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Global Politics

Nicaragua's Looming "Second Dictatorship"

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Deep Dish Podcast

Host Brian Hanson checks the pulse of democracy in Nicaragua with researcher Ryan Berg and journalist Cindy Regidor.

Nicaraguan President and Vice President
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Global Politics

Are NATO Allies on the Same Page?

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Defense cooperation requires a shared understanding of threats and goals. And, to be effective requires action, making tradeoffs, and paying costs—not just statements.

NATO family photo
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Defense and Security

A New Approach to Building Peace

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Deep Dish Podcast

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?

A woman from Somaliland flees her home due to drought
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Global Politics

How Population Shapes Power

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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?

Babies laying on a blanket
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Global Politics