Power Problems

Power Problems

96 episodes

Power Problems is a bi-weekly podcast from the Cato Institute. Host John Glaser offers a skeptical take on U.S. foreign policy, and discusses today’s big questions in international security with distinguished guests from across the political spectrum. Podcast Hashtag: #FPPowerProblems.

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The Stupidity of War

Published: March 9, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 36 seconds

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A New Approach in Asia

Published: Feb. 23, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 48 seconds

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The Search for a Conservative Foreign Policy

Published: Feb. 9, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 1 second

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Domestic Politics and the China Scare

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 48 seconds

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Shining a Light on the SolarWinds Hack

Published: Jan. 12, 2021, 8 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 38 seconds

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Should America Abandon "Global Leadership"?

Published: Dec. 29, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 28 seconds

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Liberalizing the Liberal Order?

Published: Dec. 15, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes 43 seconds

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Manifest Destiny in the Stars?

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 29 seconds

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Trump to Biden: A foreign Policy Shift?

Published: Nov. 17, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 58 seconds

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Thucydides Again?

Published: Nov. 3, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 22 seconds

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On Declinism and American Influence

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 36 seconds

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China, India, and Sovereignty in the Himalayas

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 14 seconds

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A Tour of South Asia

Published: Sept. 22, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 14 seconds

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With Friends Like These

Published: Sept. 8, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 15 seconds

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Power Problems/Pop & Locke Crossover: Dr. Strangelove

Published: Aug. 25, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 48 seconds

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After Coronavirus III: Great Powers and COVID

Published: Aug. 11, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 58 seconds

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After Coronavirus II: The Pandemic and The Defense Budget

Published: July 28, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 40 seconds

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Trevor's Farewell Episode

Published: July 14, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 16 seconds

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After Coronavirus I: Can the Global Economy be Saved?

Published: June 30, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 37 seconds

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The Robot Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Published: June 16, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 30 seconds

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Building a Modern Military: The Force Meets Geopolitical Realities

Published: June 2, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 51 seconds

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

Published: May 19, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 39 seconds

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Donald Trump and the Generals

Published: May 5, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 1 second

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COVID-19 and International Security

Published: April 21, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 19 seconds

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Amer-Exit?

Published: April 7, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 59 seconds

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A Strategy for Cyberspace?

Published: March 24, 2020, 7 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 17 seconds

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OPEC+ or OPEC-?

Published: March 9, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 47 seconds

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Twitter in the Time of Trump

Published: Feb. 25, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 26 seconds

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Greeted as Liberators? Regime Change and Reality

Published: Feb. 11, 2020, 3:31 p.m.
Duration: 24 minutes 52 seconds

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The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy

Published: Jan. 28, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 1 second

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Reading Trump’s Trade Tea Leaves

Published: Jan. 14, 2020, 8 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes

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China’s Authoritarian Turn

Published: Dec. 24, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 36 seconds

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Maximum Pressure Meets Maximum Resistance: Trump vs. Iran

Published: Dec. 10, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 38 seconds

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Irregular Channels: Unpacking the Ukraine Affair

Published: Nov. 26, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Duration: N/A

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The Quincy Institute Makes a Splash

Published: Nov. 12, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 18 seconds

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Misplaced Confidence or Militarized Patriotism? Public Attitudes towards the U.S. Military

Published: Oct. 29, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 57 seconds

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Fuel to the Fire: How Trump Made America’s Broken Foreign Policy Even Worse

Published: Oct. 16, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 36 seconds

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Tests and Temptations: The Nuclear Balance in Asia

Published: Oct. 15, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 5 seconds

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Should We Stay or Should We Go? The U.S. and the Middle East

Published: Oct. 8, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 58 seconds

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The US Defense Industry: Arsenal of Democracy or the Walmarts of War?

Published: Sept. 24, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 19 seconds

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Dunking on Huntington: Nationalism in U.S. Foreign Policy

Published: Sept. 10, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 12 seconds

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The Trade War to End All Trade Wars?

Published: Aug. 27, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 1 second

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If I Had a Hammer

Published: Aug. 13, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 52 seconds

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Power Problems Live! The Kennan Sweepstakes

Published: July 30, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 59 minutes 12 seconds

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Nuclear Crossroads II: The Arms Control Serial Killer

Published: July 15, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
Duration: 39 minutes

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Nuclear Crossroads I: America Ad Astra

Published: July 2, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 2 seconds

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The Arab Winter

Published: June 18, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 26 seconds

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America Adrift: Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy

Published: June 4, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 44 seconds

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Peace, War and Liberty

Published: May 21, 2019, 1:49 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 32 seconds

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Will John Bolton Finally Get His Iran War?

Published: May 7, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 45 seconds

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Insurgent Women

Published: April 22, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 56 seconds

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Back to the Future: China, the U.S. and the “New Cold War”

Published: April 9, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 21 seconds

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Enter the Cyber Mercenaries

Published: March 26, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Duration: 43 minutes 4 seconds

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Failure (to Launch?): Donald Trump in Hanoi

Published: March 12, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 31 seconds

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maduro?

Published: Feb. 26, 2019, 1:19 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 17 seconds

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Great Power Competition, Part II

Published: Feb. 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 54 seconds

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Great Power Competition, Part I

Published: Jan. 29, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 15 seconds

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Mr. Trump, Tear Down That Wall

Published: Jan. 15, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 24 seconds

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Holiday Edition: 2018 in Review

Published: Dec. 31, 2018, 8 a.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 5 seconds

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Nostalgianomics: Trump, Trade, and American Foreign Policy

Published: Dec. 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 5 seconds

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Free Thoughts/Power Problems Crossover: What do Libertarians Believe About Foreign Policy?

Published: Dec. 4, 2018, 8 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 15 seconds

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The Future of Liberal Foreign Policy

Published: Nov. 20, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 54 seconds

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The Future of Conservative Foreign Policy

Published: Nov. 6, 2018, 8 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 54 seconds

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Scattershot Sanctions: The Trump Administration and the World

Published: Oct. 23, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 20 seconds

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Donald Trump, the Blob, and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

Published: Oct. 18, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 28 seconds

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So What Did I Miss?

Published: Oct. 9, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 20 seconds

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Out of Order? Debating the Past and Future of the Liberal International Order

Published: Sept. 25, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 34 minutes 29 seconds

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It’s Not Just about the Elephants: Understanding Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Published: Sept. 12, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 58 seconds

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Trump's Iran Policy: Strategy or Strategery?

Published: Aug. 27, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 59 seconds

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The Complicated Case of the Rohingyas

Published: Aug. 7, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 56 seconds

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Counterterrorism Strategy in the Trump Era - Firm or Faux?

Published: July 24, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 52 minutes 3 seconds

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Works for Wonks: A Summer Reading List

Published: July 10, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 18 seconds

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When Terrorists Have Ji-had Enough

Published: June 26, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 6 seconds

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Statesmanship in the 21st Century

Published: June 12, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 40 seconds

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To Summit or Not to Summit? Trump and North Korea

Published: May 29, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Duration: 54 minutes 15 seconds

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The US: Global Force for Good?

Published: May 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Duration: 40 minutes 11 seconds

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It’s (Not) a Thucydides Trap: Rising Powers and Time Horizons

Published: May 1, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 59 seconds

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Arms Bizarre: Selling Weapons in the Age of Trump

Published: April 16, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 38 seconds

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Out of Africa: A New Front in the War on Terror

Published: April 2, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 25 seconds

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Here Comes the New Russia, Same as the Old Russia

Published: March 21, 2018, 7 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 15 seconds

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Yemen: One War or Three?

Published: March 5, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 29 seconds

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The Nuclear Posture Review: Pushing All the Wrong Buttons?

Published: Feb. 20, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 34 seconds

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The Trump Doctrine at One Year

Published: Jan. 31, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 24 seconds

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A Trade Policy Deficit

Published: Jan. 10, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 13 seconds

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Hype and Hype-ability: Threat Inflation in U.S. Foreign Policy

Published: Dec. 26, 2017, 8 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 58 seconds

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All I Want for Christmas Is an F-35: Trump, the Generals and the Pentagon

Published: Dec. 13, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 44 seconds

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Power Problems Live Event Announcement

Published: Dec. 5, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Duration: 44 seconds

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A Syria(s) Problem: Chemical Weapons & International Norms

Published: Dec. 4, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 38 seconds

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Middle East Madness

Published: Nov. 13, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 3 seconds

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Trump and Iran: Deal or No Deal?

Published: Oct. 30, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 37 seconds

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Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

Published: Oct. 16, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 48 seconds

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The Art of the (Nuclear) Deal

Published: Oct. 3, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 9 seconds

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Kim Jong Trump

Published: Sept. 19, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 54 seconds

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Same Strategy, Different Day

Published: Sept. 14, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 20 seconds

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It’s All about Those (Military) Bases

Published: Sept. 12, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Duration: 29 minutes 33 seconds

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More Power More Problems

Published: Sept. 11, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 6 seconds

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