Political Futures

Political Futures Mar 09 Segment 5: The Fat Tail (8:51 mins) | 03/10/09 Ian Bremmer How can the economic impact of political instabilities be predicted and managed? How well positioned is the United States to deal with shocks?

Political Futures Mar 09 Segment 4: The Petro-states (6:13 mins) | 03/10/09 Ian Bremmer Everyone is affected by the global economic crisis. But what are the special challenges facing petro-states, such as Venezuela, Iran, and Iraq?

Political Futures Mar 09 Segment 3: US Foreign Policy (4:53 mins) | 03/10/09 Ian Bremmer Is the new U.S. administration off to a good start with its approach to foreign policy?

Political Futures Mar 09 Segment 2: Obama (7:16 mins) | 03/10/09 Ian Bremmer How is President Obama managing the country in an environment of fear and anger caused by the economic crisis?

Political Futures Mar 09 Segment 1: Davos (5:13 mins) | 03/10/09 Ian Bremmer The news out of Davos is that this is the year of governments. Globally decisions are being made by public sectors, not Wall Street. But what's going to be done to fix the current financial crisis?

Political Futures Feb 09 Segment 5: China and U.S. Foreign Policy Making (3:53 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer Are the US and China truly co-dependent, as many claim? What is the future of the US-China relationship, both economically and politically? What are the most problematic issues?

Political Futures Feb 09 Segment 4: Israel, Iran, Cuba, Russia (5:50 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer Are we on track with diplomatic engagement with Iran? Are the Israelis going to attack Iran to slow down the Iranian nuclear program? How will our relations with Russia and Cuba evolve under Obama?

Political Futures Feb 09 (Video in full) (27:12 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer Ian Bremmer (Eurasia Group) and Joel Rosenthal (Carnegie Council) discuss top risks for 2009, including the dangers of over-regulation; Bush legacy issues, such as Guantanamo; climate change; and U.S. relations with China, Russia, Israel, Iran, and Cuba.

Political Futures Feb 09 Segment 3: Global Structural Issues (5:38 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer Ian Bremmer and Joel Rosenthal discuss two critical global structural issues that the Obama administration faces: climate change and nuclear non-proliferation.

Political Futures Feb 09 Segment 2: Bush Legacy Issues (5:45 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer Closing Guantanamo, the Israel/Palestine situation, the "War on Terror," Iraq--how should Obama deal with these issues, and what should his priorities be?

Political Futures Feb 09 Segment 1: Top Risks--U.S. Congress (7:53 mins) | 02/24/09 Ian Bremmer What are the top political risks of 2009? Bremmer argues that the rise of the U.S. Congress brings the risk of over-regulation and over-legislation.

Political Futures Jan 09 | 01/29/09 Ian Bremmer Ian Bremmer and Joel Rosenthal discuss the possible risks they see on the horizon for 2009, including the financial crisis, "black swans," security, and Russia, Iran, and Turkey.

Political Futures Jan 09 (Video in full) (27:04 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer Ian Bremmer and Joel Rosenthal discuss the possible risks they see on the horizon for 2009, including the financial crisis, "black swans," security, and Russia, Iran, and Turkey.

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 1: Financial Crisis (5:14 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer Does the U.S. have the political capacity and willingness to respond to the global economic crisis?

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 2: Global Structure (5:00 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer Is the financial crisis going to force us to take our eye off the big global issues like poverty and the environment?

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 3: Security (6:10 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer Are the biggest risks to our public security overseas, in places like Iraq and Afghanistan? What about domestic risks? How would you evaluate the various security risks for 2009?

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 4: Russia, Iran, and Turkey (8:22 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer What does the U.S. need to know about Russia, Iran and Turkey for 2009? Are U.S. issues the same as those of other countries?

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 5: "Black Swans" (5:25 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer What are the potential "black Swans"--unexpected threats--for 2009?

Political Futures Jan 09 Segment 6: Insuring Against Global Riots (9:35 mins) | 01/15/09 Ian Bremmer If we look around and see all the different threats and we had some money to spend on insurance, where should we be investing against risk?

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