Video and Multimedia

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Pakistan and Nukes
This is an interview, broadcast on National Public Radio, with Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins, the authors of a book on A.Q. Khan and nuclear proliferation.

American Power at a Crossroads: Foreign Policy
This excellent podcast dissects the vacillating realist/liberal foreign policies over the past two decades and poses some important questions for American power moving forward. 

  1. What is the central argument in the podcast?
  2. Is there a way for America to recapture its past international influence?


Why China Cannot Rise Peacefully
This is a speech given by Prof. John J. Mearsheimer at the University of Ottawa’s Center for International Policy Studies. Applying offensive realist theory, Mearsheimer discusses the prospects for China rising peacefully.

Zbigniew Brzezinski on US-China Relations
In this interview, conducted by the National Committee on United States-China Relations, former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinksi discusses relations between the United States and China. (You might want to compare Brzezinski’s analysis with Mearsheimer’s.)

Web Resources

Chicken Kiev Speech
This is the text of the speech President George H.W. Bush delivered in Kiev, Ukraine, on August 1, 1991. In it, he grapples with the consequences of the coming collapse of the Soviet Union.

The War on Terrorism
This CIA page contains press releases, speech transcripts, and links related to the U.S.-led war on terrorism.

Global Terrorism Database
This database compiles data on terrorist events from 1970 to 2012, including more than 113,000 cases.

Cyber Warfare
On this website, you can access analysis and commentary on the topic of cyberwarfare, compiled by the Rand Corporation, a leading strategic think-tank.