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Flashpoint is the American Security Project's weekly podcast. Host Andrew Holland discusses tomorrow's headlines today with leading experts.

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Flashpoint is the American Security Project's weekly podcast. Host Andrew Holland discusses tomorrow's headlines today with leading experts.

    The Dragons and The Snakes with David Kilcullen

    The Dragons and The Snakes with David Kilcullen

     

    Host Andrew Holland and David Kilcullen, author of The Dragons and The Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West, discuss what the West has learned in the last quarter century of conflict and how adversaries have adapted.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland





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    Dr. David Kilcullen







     

     



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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 48 min
    The Domestic Threats of Climate Change with Alex Hackbarth

    The Domestic Threats of Climate Change with Alex Hackbarth

     

    Host Andrew Holland and Alex Hackbarth, ASP’s Director of Climate and Energy Security discuss the direct threats climate change poses to the United States domestically.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland

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    This Week’s Guest



    Alex HackbarthFollow @alexhackbarth

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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 30 min
    Arctic Security with Norwegian State Secretary Audun Halvorsen

    Arctic Security with Norwegian State Secretary Audun Halvorsen

     

    Host Andrew Holland and Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, discuss Norway’s priorities in the Arctic, multilateral diplomacy in the region, and the U.S.’s strategic role in the Arctic.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland

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    This Week’s Guest



    Secretary Audun HalvorsenFollow @auhalvor

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    Additional Resources

    ASP’s Arctic Research Program

    Russian Arctic Military Bases

    China’s Arctic Endgame

    Andrew Holland’s 2014 Testimony about the Arctic before House Foreign Affairs Committee

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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 31 min
    Election Security with Adam Clayton Powell III

    Election Security with Adam Clayton Powell III

     

    Host Andrew Holland and Adam Clayton Powell III, Executive Director of USC’s Election Cybersecurity Initiative discuss election security and the current threats posed to America’s election processes.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland

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    This Week’s Guest



    Adam Clayton Powell IIIFollow @USC_TrueVote

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    Additional Resources

    Learn more about USC’s Election Cybersecurity Initiative

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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 27 min
    Climate and AI with Dr. David Rolnick

    Climate and AI with Dr. David Rolnick

    Host Andrew Holland and Dr. David Rolnick discuss the impact artificial intelligence can have on the fight against climate change.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland

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    This Week’s Guest



    David RolnickTweet to @david_rolnick

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    Additional Resources

    Visit climatechange.ai for more information on the applications of AI to fight against climate change.

    Paper: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 34 min
    The Cubans with Anthony DePalma

    The Cubans with Anthony DePalma

     

    Host Andrew Holland and Anthony DePalma discuss DePalma’s recently released book, The Cubans: Ordinary Lives During Extraordinary Times, and the normalization of U.S.- Cuba relations.



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    Andrew HollandFollow @theandyholland

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    This Week’s Guest



    Anthony DePalmaFollow @depalman

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    Additional Resources

    Purchase Anthony DePalma’s book, The Cubans: Ordinary Lives During Extraordinary Times

    Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

    ASP Statement after 2017 Delegation to Cuba

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    Produced by Annie Aleman

     

    • 37 min

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