In this session, Dr. Sean Kay will cover the global trend lines that lead to security challenges like a pandemic, assessing the broader implications for the international system and America's place within it. Together, we will consider the big questions now raised relative to China's role, the future of the European Union, and how the international community will be impacted by this challenge. We will also look at how American' foreign policy has been shaped during the crisis and what implications that has for geopolitics and national strategy.
Dr. Jim Franklin hosts this session comparing how different countries throughout the world are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. The Coronavirus presents an immense challenge to every government of the world. Which types of political systems should be best able to mitigate its spread and protect its citizens? What does the record show so far? How might the pandemic affect politics?
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