Welcome to Power Problems, a podcast from the Cato Institute where Emma Ashford and I 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
Featured Episode: Should We Stay or Should We Go? The U.S. and the Middle East
About Power Problems
Are you tired of the same old partisan blather about foreign policy? Are you looking for new perspectives on old problems?
Power Problems offers a non-partisan take on American foreign policy with an eye towards asking how the United States might benefit from a more restrained and less militarized approach to world affairs.
You can find Power Problems on iTunes, Spotify, Google, and at the Cato Institute’s web site.
The U.S. Defense Industry: Arsenal of Democracy or Walmarts of War? (with Jon Caverley)
Dunking on Huntington: Nationalism in U.S. Foreign Policy (with Hilde Restad)
The Trade War to End All Trade Wars? (with Matt Goodman)
New Episodes Biweekly
New episodes drop every other Tuesday morning
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