January 15, 2020
Militaries around the world are designing artificial intelligence–powered weapons that could one day make their own decisions about who to target. The technology could change the scope of warfare, bu…
December 19, 2019
Hosts James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Paul B. Stares to forecast the coming year’s international challenges and developments.
December 12, 2019
U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue amid the release of “The Afghanistan Papers,” the trade feud between the United States and China goes on as the House of Representatives faces an important vote on t…
November 6, 2019
For years, China processed more than half of the world’s plastic recycling. Then, in 2018, it stopped. Things have gotten messy since then.
October 29, 2019
Alice C. Hill, senior fellow for climate change policy at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss climate change and its impacts on national security, global health, and beyond. Hill recently…
September 19, 2019
Climate change activists around the world are protesting during the Global Week of Action; tensions between Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States continue to rise; and U.S. President Donald J. Tr…
September 18, 2019
The United States has become more inward-focused and nationalistic, but as Toshihiro Nakayama argues, Japan does not have a back-up plan to its alliance with the United States.
September 16, 2019
Toshihiro Nakayama evaluates today’s politics in the United States and argues that the fundamental shift that has taken place under President Donald Trump is not likely to end with his presidency.
September 11, 2019
Jessica Chen Weiss discusses the nature of activism in China and how the Chinese government is responding to these new challenges.
September 9, 2019
David Capie explains how New Zealand’s perception of China has changed and how it is adjusting to uncertainty over the United States’ vision for Asia.