Great Decisions In Foreign Policy
This award-winning series - recommended by the New York Times - frames the most important foreign policy questions of the year ahead. Each episode provides background context, contemporary analysis and policy options. 2012 topics include "After the Arab Spring", "Exiting Iraq and Afghanistan" and "Beyond the Border: US- Mexico Relations". Hosted by Ralph J. Begleiter, former CNN World Affairs Correspondent.
Islamic Extremism In Africa (#504) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
After a decade of fighting Western forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, militant Islamic groups have headed to Africa establishing a new base of operations for "global jihad." America is left with a dilemma-how to encourage the fledgling democracies while quashing the dangerous radicals they harbor.
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Energy Independence (#505) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
For decades, American presidents have issued a call to make America energy independent. It's an ambitious goal - but one that looks increasingly possible as technological advancements in extraction methods come to the forefront.
Climate & Security (#506) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The problem of rapid climate change is inextricably entwined with real world security challenges - from food security and water scarcity to increasingly devastating outcomes of weather events and disaster response.
China's Foreign Policy (#507) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
China is the dominant player in Asia, an economic powerhouse, political force, and growing military might increasingly willing to flex its muscles in order to advance regional interests.
Economic Statecraft (#508) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG
America is broadening its foreign policy to intensify its economic engagement in the world. Economic Statecraft means both harnessing global economic forces to advance America's foreign policy and employing the tools of foreign policy and strategic global partnerships to shore up our economic strength.