By Brad Carson
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Winston Churchill once said, "To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Brad Carson, a former senior defense official and congressman, hosts 'Jaw-Jaw' -- an interview series on the world's greatest geopolitical challenges. Each season focuses on a different challenge and features interviews with the top thinkers and leaders working on that challenge. Our first season is on China. This podcast is brought to you by War on the Rocks (https://warontherocks.com).
||CleanRethinking Our Assumptions About Chinese Aggression||Is it possible that China, far from its recent reputation for assertiveness, is in fact a remarkably stable and reticent actor on the world stage? Is there any way that the United States can counteract China’s growing influence on international...||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVicious Cycle: The Opening and Closing of Chinese Politics||Over its history, the People’s Republic of China has cycled through softer and harder periods of authoritarianism. This is known in China as the “fang-shou cycle.” Today, we are seeing a harder period of Chinese politics. The country’s leader,..||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWill Xi's Third Revolution Last?||What is Xi Jinping’s “revolution” in Chinese politics? How did he amass the power to enact his ambitious agenda? Is he in danger of being toppled? Or is he effectively a dictator for life? In the second episode of “Jaw-Jaw,” Liz Economy of...||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChina is a Funny Sort of Revisionist Power — A Conversation with Dean Cheng||What is the future of U.S.-Chinese relations? Will a rising China seek to overturn the U.S.-led international order? What is China doing inside the first island chain? In cyberspace? Orbital space? Is China more like Imperial Germany or is it more...||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJaw-Jaw: The Trailer||Winston Churchill once remarked: "To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Brad Carson, a former senior defense official and congressman, hosts 'Jaw-Jaw' -- an interview series on the world's greatest geopolitical challenges....||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Interesting discussions by brilliant minds about topics of current significance.
Great Host, Great Topic, and Great Insight
Congressman Brad Carson, as the former Under Secretary of Defense and Under Secretary of the Army, provides an incredibly insightful view on world politics and national security. His perspective on and nuanced understanding of these issues allows the listener to engage in complex topics in a clear and palatable way. It is a great listen for anyone with an interest in national security.
Very respected host, knowledgable guests and a VERY ambitious first season scheduled.