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Power Problems

Power Problems

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Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Hosts Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford offer a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discuss today’s big questions in international security with guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems.


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Latest Episodes

What the World Thinks about America in the Age of COVID-19

Mark Hannah of the Eurasia Group Foundation joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about how the world views America and American-style democracy in the age of COVID-19.Mark Hannah bio:https://egfound.org/about/our-teamEurasia Group Foundation,Global Views of American Democracy(2020)Mark Hannah, “Stop Declaring War on a Virus,” War on the Rocks See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN1 w ago
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What the World Thinks about America in the Age of COVID-19

Donald Trump and the Generals

Alice Hunt Friend of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joinsEmmaAshford and Trevor Thrall to talk about the increasingly strained relations between civilian and military leaders in the Trump administration.Alice Hunt Friend bio:https://www.csis.org/people/alice-hunt-friendThis is What Was So Unusual About Making Capt. Bret Crozier Step Down:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/04/05/this-is-what-was-so-unusual-about-us-navy-making-captain-brett-crozier-step-down/The Military Can’t Save Us From Covid-19:https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/04/14/military-cant-save-us-covid-19.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN3 w ago
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Donald Trump and the Generals

COVID-19 and International Security

Greg Koblentz of George Mason University joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about the international security implications of the coronavirus pandemic.Greg Koblentz bioGreg Koblentz and Mike Hunzeker, "National Security in the Age of Pandemics," Defense One, April 3, 2020Gregory Koblentz, "Biosecurity Reconsidered: Calibrating Biological Threats and Responses," International Security, vol. 34, no. 4, Spring 2010Velibor Jakovleski, "Governance, in Crisis: What COVID-19 Means for the Present and Future of Global Governance," TheGlobal.com, April 8, 2020George Mason University: Biodefense Program, The Pandora Report See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33 MINAPR 21
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COVID-19 and International Security

Amer-Exit?

Dan Nexon of Georgetown University joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about his new book, Exit from Hegemony.Show Notes:Dan NexonExit from HegemonyDan Nexon, "What if COVID-19 Is Our First Case of Global (Non)cooperation in a Post-hegemonic World?"Power Problems: Great Power Competition, Part I | Power Problems: Great Power Competition, Part II See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38 MINAPR 7
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Amer-Exit?

A Strategy for Cyberspace?

Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall are joined by Brandon Valeriano to discuss the Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s official report.Brandon Valeriano bioCyberspace Solarium CommissionBrandon Valeriano and Benjamin Jensen, "The Myth of the Cyber Offense: The Case for Restraint," Cato Institute Policy Analysis 862, January 15, 2019.Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan C. Mannes, Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion (Oxford University Press, 2018) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32 MINMAR 24
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A Strategy for Cyberspace?

OPEC+ or OPEC-?

Emma Ashford and John Glaser are joined by political scientist Ellen Wald to discuss how global oil markets interact with U.S. foreign policy.Show NotesEllen Wald websiteEvent: The Iran Crisis and American Energy SecurityEllen Wald on Forbes.comRosemary Kelanic and Charles Glaser, Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to the Persian Gulf See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MINMAR 9
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OPEC+ or OPEC-?

Twitter in the Time of Trump

Join Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford as we discuss public engagement in the Trump era with Paul Poast, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.Paul Poast bioPaul Poast, "Twitter Threads,"Tanisha M. Fazal and Paul Poast, "War Is Not Over: What the Optimists Get Wrong About Conflict." Foreign Affairs, November/December 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MINFEB 25
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Twitter in the Time of Trump

Greeted as Liberators? Regime Change and Reality

Join Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford as we discuss the failures and history of regime change with Ben Denison, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fletcher School at Tufts University.Benjamin Denison bioBenjamin Denison, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Failure of Regime-Change Operations," Policy Analysis 881Benjamin Denison, "Regime Change Rarely Succeeds. When will the U.S. learn?," Washington Post, January 9, 2020Christopher Preble, "Covert Wars, to What End?," War on the Rocks, August 7, 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

24 MINFEB 11
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Greeted as Liberators? Regime Change and Reality

The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy

Adam Mount, Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, joins Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford to discuss the future of progressive foreign policy.Adam Mount bioAdam Mount, “Principles for aProgressive Defense Policy, Texas National Security Review, December 2018Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall, “The Battle Inside the Political Parties for the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy,” War on the Rocks, December 12, 2018Trevor Thrall and Jordan Cohen, “The Democrats’ Search for aNew Foreign Policy,” Cato​.org, January 16, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39 MINJAN 28
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The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy

Reading Trump’s Trade Tea Leaves

Dan Ikenson, director of Cato’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, joins Trevor Thrall and guest host John Glaser to discuss the economic and foreign policy implications of Trump’s recent trade deals.Daniel J. Ikenson bioDaniel J. Ikenson, “A Few Things to Like about the U.S.-China Trade Deal,” Cato at Liberty, December 16, 2019Daniel J. Ikenson, “Trump’s Alleged Trade Deal with China Would Fix Nothing,” Cato at Liberty, December 13, 2019Simon Lester and Inu Manak, “The USMCA Is Moving Forward (Too) Quickly,” Cato at Liberty, December 16, 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37 MINJAN 14
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Reading Trump’s Trade Tea Leaves

Latest Episodes

What the World Thinks about America in the Age of COVID-19

Mark Hannah of the Eurasia Group Foundation joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about how the world views America and American-style democracy in the age of COVID-19.Mark Hannah bio:https://egfound.org/about/our-teamEurasia Group Foundation,Global Views of American Democracy(2020)Mark Hannah, “Stop Declaring War on a Virus,” War on the Rocks See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN1 w ago
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What the World Thinks about America in the Age of COVID-19

Donald Trump and the Generals

Alice Hunt Friend of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joinsEmmaAshford and Trevor Thrall to talk about the increasingly strained relations between civilian and military leaders in the Trump administration.Alice Hunt Friend bio:https://www.csis.org/people/alice-hunt-friendThis is What Was So Unusual About Making Capt. Bret Crozier Step Down:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/04/05/this-is-what-was-so-unusual-about-us-navy-making-captain-brett-crozier-step-down/The Military Can’t Save Us From Covid-19:https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/04/14/military-cant-save-us-covid-19.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN3 w ago
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Donald Trump and the Generals

COVID-19 and International Security

Greg Koblentz of George Mason University joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about the international security implications of the coronavirus pandemic.Greg Koblentz bioGreg Koblentz and Mike Hunzeker, "National Security in the Age of Pandemics," Defense One, April 3, 2020Gregory Koblentz, "Biosecurity Reconsidered: Calibrating Biological Threats and Responses," International Security, vol. 34, no. 4, Spring 2010Velibor Jakovleski, "Governance, in Crisis: What COVID-19 Means for the Present and Future of Global Governance," TheGlobal.com, April 8, 2020George Mason University: Biodefense Program, The Pandora Report See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33 MINAPR 21
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COVID-19 and International Security

Amer-Exit?

Dan Nexon of Georgetown University joins Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall to talk about his new book, Exit from Hegemony.Show Notes:Dan NexonExit from HegemonyDan Nexon, "What if COVID-19 Is Our First Case of Global (Non)cooperation in a Post-hegemonic World?"Power Problems: Great Power Competition, Part I | Power Problems: Great Power Competition, Part II See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38 MINAPR 7
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Amer-Exit?

A Strategy for Cyberspace?

Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall are joined by Brandon Valeriano to discuss the Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s official report.Brandon Valeriano bioCyberspace Solarium CommissionBrandon Valeriano and Benjamin Jensen, "The Myth of the Cyber Offense: The Case for Restraint," Cato Institute Policy Analysis 862, January 15, 2019.Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan C. Mannes, Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion (Oxford University Press, 2018) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32 MINMAR 24
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A Strategy for Cyberspace?

OPEC+ or OPEC-?

Emma Ashford and John Glaser are joined by political scientist Ellen Wald to discuss how global oil markets interact with U.S. foreign policy.Show NotesEllen Wald websiteEvent: The Iran Crisis and American Energy SecurityEllen Wald on Forbes.comRosemary Kelanic and Charles Glaser, Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to the Persian Gulf See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MINMAR 9
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OPEC+ or OPEC-?

Twitter in the Time of Trump

Join Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford as we discuss public engagement in the Trump era with Paul Poast, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.Paul Poast bioPaul Poast, "Twitter Threads,"Tanisha M. Fazal and Paul Poast, "War Is Not Over: What the Optimists Get Wrong About Conflict." Foreign Affairs, November/December 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MINFEB 25
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Twitter in the Time of Trump

Greeted as Liberators? Regime Change and Reality

Join Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford as we discuss the failures and history of regime change with Ben Denison, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fletcher School at Tufts University.Benjamin Denison bioBenjamin Denison, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Failure of Regime-Change Operations," Policy Analysis 881Benjamin Denison, "Regime Change Rarely Succeeds. When will the U.S. learn?," Washington Post, January 9, 2020Christopher Preble, "Covert Wars, to What End?," War on the Rocks, August 7, 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

24 MINFEB 11
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Greeted as Liberators? Regime Change and Reality

The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy

Adam Mount, Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, joins Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford to discuss the future of progressive foreign policy.Adam Mount bioAdam Mount, “Principles for aProgressive Defense Policy, Texas National Security Review, December 2018Emma Ashford and Trevor Thrall, “The Battle Inside the Political Parties for the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy,” War on the Rocks, December 12, 2018Trevor Thrall and Jordan Cohen, “The Democrats’ Search for aNew Foreign Policy,” Cato​.org, January 16, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39 MINJAN 28
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The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy

Reading Trump’s Trade Tea Leaves

Dan Ikenson, director of Cato’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, joins Trevor Thrall and guest host John Glaser to discuss the economic and foreign policy implications of Trump’s recent trade deals.Daniel J. Ikenson bioDaniel J. Ikenson, “A Few Things to Like about the U.S.-China Trade Deal,” Cato at Liberty, December 16, 2019Daniel J. Ikenson, “Trump’s Alleged Trade Deal with China Would Fix Nothing,” Cato at Liberty, December 13, 2019Simon Lester and Inu Manak, “The USMCA Is Moving Forward (Too) Quickly,” Cato at Liberty, December 16, 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37 MINJAN 14
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Reading Trump’s Trade Tea Leaves
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