'The fact that Pelosi is talking to Milley about the topic is “alarming, and it shows just how dysfunctional things are right now,” said Jim Golby' in last week's article from the Washington Post.
Clements Center Senior Fellow Jim Golby sounds off on the National Guard's involvement in last week's breach of the U.S. Capitol, noting "the president wasn’t consulted at a moment of national crisis, and the vice-president was, suggests the commander-in-chief was missing in action and not in command.” Golby also notes that the contrast between the heavy-handed measures applied against left-wing protesters in the summer and the light touch afforded to the pro-Trump crowd this week “will also further politicise the military in the minds of some Americans.”
China’s approach to surveillance, particularly its dystopian-sounding Social Credit System, has raised serious human rights concerns, particularly in its treatment of minority groups. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Clements Center senior fellow, associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins Corbin K. Barthold on Tech Policy podcast to discuss China’s surveillance policies and the influence it could have on privacy around the world.
Listen now as Exec. Director Will Inboden discusses last week's siege of the US Capitol and the subsequent political fallout with Canada's top news station's radio show "The Current."
In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Amb. (ret.) Bonnie Jenkins discusses the array of treaty obligations, international law, and other agreements that make up the arms control and nuclear non-proliferation regime. Paul Pope, senior fellow at the Intelligence Studies Project, introduces Marigny Kirschke-Schwartz, a Brumley Fellow at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin, to moderate the talk with Amb. Jenkins. This talk was part of our Brumley Speaker Series at the Strauss Center.
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