In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Will Inboden, executive director at the Clements Center at the University of Texas at Austin, sits down with David Adesnik and John Hannah from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, to discuss their recent work, “From Trump to Biden: The Way Ahead for United States National Security.” Inboden and the authors identify the successes and failures of Donald Trump’s foreign policy. The discussion serves to shine a light on areas where there are opportunities for a bipartisan consensus in foreign policy going forward.
Sheena Greitens sounds off in "To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games" published in the AP: “I think it highly likely that China will frame the Winter Games ... in terms of China’s successful model of pandemic management and global health leadership”... “I would think that Japanese leaders would be keen to exercise their leadership and burnish their image globally — especially if it can be presented as leading the way into some kind of post-COVID era.”
Clements Center Faculty Fellow Sheena Greitens sits down with Eric Gomez of the CATO Institute and geopolitics author Robert D. Kaplan to discuss Taiwan's defense against the Peoples Republic of China after they stated that Taiwan will return to them by 2049 in "Could China Conquer Taiwan?".
"The closer than expected race 'shows energy from a more progressive wing of the party and Castro seems to be riding that,' said William Inboden" for the latest article regarding the failed bid of Rep. Joaquin Castro for a post on the Foreign Affairs Committee.
"If the United States is to fend off the challenge from the Chinese Communist Party, it must recommit to its own ideals and values," Romanow writes for his latest article in The Bulwark Online.
© Clements Center for National Security 2019