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PodcastBrian Taylor on Putinism and Its Long-term Effects on Russian Politics
Dr. Brian D. Taylor, Chair of the Political Science Department at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor for a discussion about his book, The Code o...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Brian Taylor
PodcastLet’s call the whole thing off
Tensions with Iran escalated this week and then, Thursday evening, President Trump apparently signed off on airstrikes in Iran only to cancel them. According to reports and an...
By Chris Dougherty
PodcastBattlefield singularity, AI pixie dust, and the future of war
On this National Security Podcast, Elsa Kania joins Katherine Mansted to talk about strategic competition in the age of artificial intelligence, the modernisation of China’s P...
By Elsa B. Kania
PodcastWhat Could Possibly Go Wrong?
War has been a driver of breakthrough technology for a long time. The first waves of artificial intelligence and even the internet came out of DARPA, a defense agency whose or...
By Paul Scharre, Richard Danzig, Arati Prabhakar & Jonathan Wilson
PodcastNo Cheese, Extra Pickles
If you want to know how sanctions are playing out in Iran — look no further than the classified ads. You’ll find folks selling unused cosmetics, pets, and… someth...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg
PodcastGreek Politics with Katerina Sokou
Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Kathimerini and Skai TV Washington Correspondent Katerina Sokou joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Carisa Nietsche to discuss t...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Carisa Nietsche & Katerina Sokou
PodcastWho is ahead in the technological race for military dominance?
When you're asked to paint a picture of war, what comes to mind? It's likely to be hundreds of troops on the ground, supported by pilots flying jets and dropping bombs on tar...
By Elsa B. Kania
PodcastUpdate: US blames Iran for Gulf of Oman explosions
The US Secretary of State has blamed Iran for "unprovoked attacks" in the Gulf of Oman. Listen to Ilan Goldenberg's full conversation on BBC News....
By Ilan Goldenberg
PodcastProceedings Podcast Episode 86 - Solve the Littorals Problem with Corvette Carriers
Lt.Col. Colin Smith talks about using corvette carriers to solve the U.S. Navy's capability gap in the littorals with the renewal of great power competition. Listen to the fu...
By LtCol Colin Smith
PodcastDr. John A. Gans, Jr., on "White House Warriors" and the National Security Council
Dr. John A. Gans, Jr., joins Jim Townsend and Carisa Nietsche to discuss his recent book "White House Warriors: How the National Security Council has Transformed the American ...
By Jim Townsend, Carisa Nietsche & Dr. John A. Gans, Jr.
PodcastCNAS Tech: Discussing a Long-Awaited Executive Order on 5G Security
On May 15, President Trump issued an executive order designed to protect the United States from security vulnerabilities in the global communications technology supply chain. ...
By Paul Scharre, Elsa B. Kania & Megan Lamberth
PodcastEarly days of the China feud
Richard Fontaine joins The John Batchelor Show to discuss his recent essay in The Atlantic about the likelihood of a trade deal between the United States and China, as well as...
By Richard Fontaine
Podcast5G: What It Is and What It Means for the Transatlantic Relationship
CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Elsa B. Kania joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Rachel Rizzo to discuss 5G technology and its implications for transatlantic security. Elsa B. Kan...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Rachel Rizzo & Elsa B. Kania
PodcastHow China Is Reshaping International Organizations From the Inside Out
China is increasingly using its power to change the global governance system from within. If unchecked, these efforts will hasten the export of some of the most harmful aspect...
By Daniel Kliman, Kristine Lee & Ashley Feng
PodcastFrom 'mein Mädchen' to 'leader of the free world,' Angela Merkel is winding down her political career
President Donald Trump was the 2019 commencement speaker at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday. “In all things and ways, we are putting Amer...
By Julianne Smith
PodcastIn Yemen Conflict, Some See A New Age Of Drone Warfare
In January, a group of high-level military commanders gathered at an air base in Yemen. It was far from the frontlines of the country's ongoing civil war. Then, without warni...
By Nicholas Heras
PodcastUS-Iran tensions: Confrontation or Negotiation?
What are the roots and ramifications of escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran? Is Washington goading Iran into conflict or is Iran inciting the United States? Host...
By Nicholas Heras
PodcastChinese and Russian Influence in the Balkans
Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Rachel Rizzo are joined by recent George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs graduates Zlata Gogoleva, Rachel Long, and ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Rachel Rizzo, Zlata Gogoleva, Rachel Long & Sydney Simon
PodcastIn or Out? What Should the U.S. Do in Syria?
Nicholas A. Heras asks three notable experts on U.S. national security decision making—Frances Z. Brown, Melissa Dalton, and Loren DeJonge Schulman—whether the Uni...
By Nicholas Heras, Frances Z. Brown, Melissa Dalton & Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastEpisode 3: Engaging the Enemy
As the U.S. seeks a resolution to America’s longest war, we’re joined by Chris Kolenda, the first American to have both fought against—and then engaged in diplomatic tal...
By Christopher D. Kolenda