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CNA Talks covers the topics of today from foreign policy and defense to policing, education and more. Each episode features a discussion on current affairs led by our in-house experts. CNA is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to developing actionable solutions to complex problems of national importance.

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CNA Talks covers the topics of today from foreign policy and defense to policing, education and more. Each episode features a discussion on current affairs led by our in-house experts. CNA is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to developing actionable solutions to complex problems of national importance.

    The U.S. Departs Afghanistan

    The U.S. Departs Afghanistan

    On this episode of CNA Talks, Jonathan Schroden and Carter Malkasian join Elizabeth Cutler to discuss the ongoing U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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    • 30 min
    China and Iran's Pact

    China and Iran's Pact

    On this episode of CNA Talks, we are covering the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between Iran and China which was signed on March 27, 2021. CNA analysts Mike Connell and Jeffrey Becker discuss the provisions of this deal, what both sides hope to get out of it, and what it means for the United States.


    CNA Report: Beyond Belt and Road: https://www.cna.org/research/OBOR

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    • 31 min
    Resiliency in the Age of Cyber-Attacks

    Resiliency in the Age of Cyber-Attacks

    On this episode of CNA Talks, Jamie Biglow and Lars Hanson from CNA welcome Shawn Talmadge Deputy Secretary of public safety and homeland security for Virginia. Together the three of them discuss how states can protect their critical infrastructure in the age of cyber-attacks.
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    • 32 min
    Crisis Como Siempre (Crisis as Always)

    Crisis Como Siempre (Crisis as Always)

    On this episode of CNA Talks, Ralph Espach welcomes Joseph Tulchin of the WWICS Group and Román Ortiz of the National Defense University. Together they discuss the current security situation in Latin America, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of China in the region.
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    • 33 min
    Polar Politics: Arctic Identities and the Great Powers

    Polar Politics: Arctic Identities and the Great Powers

    This time on our Polar Politics occasional series, Josh Tallis sits down with Dr. Cameron Carlson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Dr. Elizabeth Wishnick of Montclair State University. They discuss the idea of Arctic identities in The Arctic states, how they compare between different nations, and their impact on great power competition in the region.
     
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    • 40 min
    Beyond Representation: Identifying Systemic Bias in the Military

    Beyond Representation: Identifying Systemic Bias in the Military

    In this episode of CNA Talks, Elizabeth Clelan, Anita Hattiangadi, Yancey Hrobowski and Amanda Kraus discuss what big data can tell us about systemic bias in the military and how this can be applied to our institutions more broadly.

    The 2018 Population Representation in the Military Services is available here: https://www.cna.org/research/pop-rep
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    • 22 min

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