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Power Problems

By The Cato Institute

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.

  1. 1.
    If I Had a Hammer08/13/2019
    36:52
  2. 2.
    Power Problems Live! The Kennan Sweepstakes07/30/2019
    59:23
  3. 3.
    Nuclear Crossroads II: The Arms Control Serial Killer07/15/2019
    39:04
  4. 4.
    Nuclear Crossroads I: America Ad Astra07/02/2019
    47:03
  5. 5.
    The Arab Winter06/18/2019
    43:30
  6. 6.
    America Adrift: Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign Policy06/04/2019
    39:48
  7. 7.
    Peace, War and Liberty05/21/2019
    35:46
  8. 8.
    Will John Bolton Finally Get His Iran War?05/07/2019
    30:47
  1. 9.
    Insurgent Women04/23/2019
    40:59
  2. 10.
    Back to the Future: China, the U.S. and the “New Cold War”04/09/2019
    40:04
  3. 11.
    Enter the Cyber Mercenaries03/26/2019
    43:08
  4. 12.
    Failure (to Launch?): Donald Trump in Hanoi03/12/2019
    27:31
  5. 13.
    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maduro?02/26/2019
    37:22
  6. 14.
    Great Power Competition, Part II02/12/2019
    36:53
  7. 15.
    Great Power Competition, Part I01/29/2019
    30:14
  8. 16.
    Mr. Trump, Tear Down That Wall01/15/2019
    38:23
  9. 17.
    Holiday Edition: 2018 in Review12/31/2018
    37:05
  10. 18.
    Nostalgianomics: Trump, Trade, and American Foreign Policy12/18/2018
    38:05
  11. 19.
    Free Thoughts/Power Problems Crossover: What do Libertarians Believe About Foreign Policy?12/04/2018
    42:13
  12. 20.
    The Future of Liberal Foreign Policy11/20/2018
    38:54
  13. 21.
    The Future of Conservative Foreign Policy11/06/2018
    39:53
  14. 22.
    Scattershot Sanctions: The Trump Administration and the World10/23/2018
    41:20
  15. 23.
    Donald Trump, the Blob, and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy10/18/2018
    39:28
  16. 24.
    So What Did I Miss?10/09/2018
    35:20
  17. 25.
    Out of Order? Debating the Past and Future of the Liberal International Order09/25/2018
    34:29
  18. 26.
    It’s Not Just about the Elephants: Understanding Illegal Wildlife Trafficking09/12/2018
    42:57
  19. 27.
    Trump's Iran Policy: Strategy or Strategery?08/27/2018
    38:58
  20. 28.
    The Complicated Case of the Rohingyas08/07/2018
    33:56
  21. 29.
    Counterterrorism Strategy in the Trump Era - Firm or Faux?07/24/2018
    52:03
  22. 30.
    Works for Wonks: A Summer Reading List07/10/2018
    29:17
  23. 31.
    When Terrorists Have Ji-had Enough06/26/2018
    40:03
  24. 32.
    Statesmanship in the 21st Century06/12/2018
    37:40
  25. 33.
    To Summit or Not to Summit? Trump and North Korea05/29/2018
    54:15
  26. 34.
    The US: Global Force for Good?05/17/2018
    40:11
  27. 35.
    It’s (Not) a Thucydides Trap: Rising Powers and Time Horizons05/01/2018
    44:58
  28. 36.
    Arms Bizarre: Selling Weapons in the Age of Trump04/16/2018
    32:38
  29. 37.
    Out of Africa: A New Front in the War on Terror04/02/2018
    44:25
  30. 38.
    Here Comes the New Russia, Same as the Old Russia03/21/2018
    39:14
  31. 39.
    Yemen: One War or Three?03/05/2018
    39:29
  32. 40.
    The Nuclear Posture Review: Pushing All the Wrong Buttons?02/21/2018
    42:33
  33. 41.
    The Trump Doctrine at One Year01/31/2018
    42:24
  34. 42.
    A Trade Policy Deficit01/11/2018
    37:13
  35. 43.
    Hype and Hype-ability: Threat Inflation in U.S. Foreign Policy12/26/2017
    35:57
  36. 44.
    All I Want for Christmas Is an F-35: Trump, the Generals and the Pentagon12/13/2017
    37:43
  37. 45.
    Power Problems Live Event Announcement12/06/2017
    0:43
  38. 46.
    A Syria(s) Problem: Chemical Weapons & International Norms12/04/2017
    41:38
  39. 47.
    Middle East Madness11/14/2017
    37:03
  40. 48.
    Trump and Iran: Deal or No Deal?10/30/2017
    41:37
  41. 49.
    Desperate Times, Desperate Measures10/16/2017
    42:48
  42. 50.
    The Art of the (Nuclear) Deal10/03/2017
    30:08
  43. 51.
    Kim Jong Trump09/19/2017
    30:54
  44. 52.
    Same Strategy, Different Day09/14/2017
    36:20
  45. 53.
    It’s All about Those (Military) Bases09/12/2017
    29:33
  46. 54.
    More Power More Problems09/11/2017
    35:06

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