First, what does the US midterm election results mean for international relations, ethical considerations of US border policy and the future of US-Russian relations? Guest host Doug Becker speaks with three experts. Doug is Professor of International Relations at USC. Here’s that discussion. [ dur: 28 mins. ]
- Pam Chasek is Chair of the Political Science Department at Manhattan College. She is the author of Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals, Global Environmental Politics, and The Global Environment in the 21st Century: Prospects for International Cooperation.
- Amy Eckert is Professor of Political Science at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is the author of Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization, and the book chapter “Critical Approaches to the Ethics of War”
- Brent Sasley is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex Society and the journal articles Theorizing States’ Emotions, and Palestinian Roadblocks: Changing Attitudes Among Israeli Jews.
Then, what do dictators, CEOs, and political leaders have in common? We’ll re-explore some of the strategies for getting and keeping power with Alastair Smith coauthor of “The Dictator’s Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics“. [ dur: 30 mins. ]
- Alastair Smith is Professor of Politics at NYU. He has also co-authored the book “The Logic of Political Survival“.
This program is produced with contributions from the following volunteers: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.