All Episodes

Progress on infrastructure bill despite Senate vote against it

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi barred two Republican members from serving on the Jan. 6 commission. What's going on? Progress on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, is that really possible? Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington:

Germany's floods make climate, competence top issues for election

What will be the effects on the politics of Germany after the immense flooding? What are the details of the green package that was unveiled by the European Commission the other day? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

US, NATO, & EU condemn China's Microsoft hack; Pegasus spyware leak

The US, NATO, and the EU have all condemned China for its hack of Microsoft Exchange servers. What happens next? What do we know about the Pegasus spyware leak? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space flight & the new space race

Was today's Blue Origin space flight a big deal for humankind, or just a big deal for Jeff Bezos? Did Richard Branson steal Jeff Bezos' thunder? Will this flight have geopolitical implications like the 20th-century Space Race? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week with a look to outer space.

Cuba internet censorship amid protests; pressure grows against Huawei

Cuba has curbed access to messaging apps amid protests. How controlled and censored is Cuba's Internet? the FCC is finalizing a program to replace Huawei equipment in the United States. Will Europe soon make a similar move? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Merkel's White House visit will have symbolism and substance

Why is the United Kingdom opening up and what's happening in the rest of Europe? What's going to be an outcome of the Angela Merkel visit in the White House? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Democrats need to be united to pass $3.5 trillion budget plan

What are the details of the Democrats' proposed $3.5 trillion budget blueprint? Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington.

Biden and Merkel will talk China strategy; Cuban economic crisis

Biden is hosting Angela Merkel in Washington this week. What's on the agenda? A week after the assassination of Haiti's president. What's happening there? What sparked Cuba's recent protests? The biggest in decades. Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week from Washington, DC.

Will there be a decisive US response to Russian cyber attacks?

After an attempted hack of a Republican National Committee contractor, is cybersecurity at a breaking point between the US and Russia? Why is China launching cybersecurity probes into US listed Chinese tech companies? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Biden’s executive order cracks down on Big Tech and protects consumers

How will Biden's executive order crack down on big tech? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses tech policy in the United States and the new White House executive order with no less than 72 competition enhancing measures.

Haitian president's killing reflects unprecedented rise in violence

What do we know about the assassination of Haiti's president? What's the deal with US troops leaving Bagram airbase in the middle of the night? Is this latest COVID 19 vaccine corruption scandal going to be the one that sinks Brazil's Bolsonaro? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week:

January 6 committee partisan battle; SCOTUS rules on election reform

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is forming a January 6th committee to investigate the Capitol insurrection. What do you expect to come from it? The Supreme Court this week ruled on several voting rights cases. What are the implications for the future? Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington.

Merkel and Johnson will discuss post-Brexit relationship

What are Angela Merkel and Boris Johnson going to talk about when they meet this week? With Macron & Le Pen doing badly in the regional elections in France, is next year's presidential election wide open? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Report: China's cyber security a decade behind the US, despite hype

A recent study suggests China's cyber capabilities are a decade behind the United States. Is China really that far behind? What is the outlook on global cyber competition in the next decade? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses assessing and regulating cyber capabilities:

Hong Kong a year after the National Security Law; US-UK travel corridor

A year after the National Security Law, how has Hong Kong changed? As rebels retake the Tigray capital, Ethiopia declares a ceasefire. Is peace near in Ethiopia's civil war? Is the hope of the US-UK travel corridor fading as the Delta variant forces more lockdowns around the world? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

Why election reform laws are deadlocked on Capitol Hill

With the For the People Act not passed in the Senate, what's the outlook on Democrats' election reform? Amid criticism, Vice President Harris is traveling to the Southern border, what is the Biden administration's border security strategy? Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington.

Bitcoin's volatility may dim its appeal; China's crypto crackdown

Should Bitcoin enthusiasts be alarmed at its plunging value? Why is China cracking down on cryptocurrency trading? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

After Iranian election, revival of nuclear deal with US is a safe bet

With Iran's hardline president-elect, is reviving the nuclear deal still possible? China's longest serving US ambassador is retiring, expected to be replaced by a "wolf warrior" diplomat. What signal is China sending? Amid rising conflict in the Tigray region, will Nobel Peace Prize winner and current Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed win re-election Ethiopia? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

European allies see Biden's visit as a strong beginning

After Biden's first visit, do his European allies feel that America is back? Is Europe prepared to handle the Delta COVID variant? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Affordable Care Act upheld by Supreme Court, and Republicans move on

With the Supreme Court's recent decision, is the Affordable Care Act here to stay? What does the House vote to repeal the 2002 authorization for the invasion of Iraq mean for presidential power? Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares updates on recent policy developments.

Combating cybercrime a focus at G7 and Biden-Putin summits

Cyber issues took center stage at the G7 summit. Is there a consensus among world leaders on how to handle cyberweapons? Will Biden's meeting with Putin influence a united Western approach in combating cybercrime? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

What to expect from Biden-Putin summit; Israel-Hamas tenuous ceasefire holds

How did the Biden-Putin summit go? With Israel resuming airstrikes, is the ceasefire with Hamas over? How is North Korea managing its food crisis? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

Biden's vaccine diplomacy and US global leadership; US-China bill gets bipartisan support

Jon Lieber discusses the bipartisan US-China bill that passed the Senate this week, and Biden's plans to restore US global leadership through vaccine diplomacy.

Expect Biden's first European trip to drive concrete steps with G7, EU

What do you expect from President Biden's first European trip since taking office? What are the big topics on the agenda of the G7 summit? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Biden likely to push Putin on cybersecurity in Geneva meeting

When President Biden and President Putin meet in Geneva, will cybersecurity will be a key issue that they discuss? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, shares her perspective.

Biden-Putin summit: US wants predictability; G7's strong COVID response

What topics will be in focus at the G7 summit? What do you make of the EU joining the US in a push to investigate the origins of coronavirus? With Biden and Putin to meet next week, in Geneva, what does each want from the summit? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

Cloud computing and US cybersecurity

What is cloud computing? Is the future of cybersecurity in the cloud? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Netanyahu on the verge of losing power in Israel; US spying on EU?

Is Netanyahu's time as Israel's prime minister about to end? What's the deal with allegations of US spying on European allies? What is next for Mali after a second coup within a year? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

Florida law would fine social media companies for censoring politicians

What is happening with the new Florida law that fines social media companies for censoring politicians? And will the law help or hurt the spread of misinformation on social media?

US global reputation a year after George Floyd's murder; EU sanctions against Belarus; Olympics outlook

On the anniversary of George Floyd's murder, have race relations in the United States tarnished its reputation globally? The EU levied sanctions against Belarus. Now what? Finally, with the US adding Japan to the, "do not travel list," what's the outlook on the Olympics? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on World In 60 Seconds (aka Around the World in 180 Seconds) with help from Moose the dog.

EU likely to declare Belarus airspace unsafe, wider response to follow

"I think there has to be a wider response ... to really see Belarus as a bandit," Carl Bildt on the forced landing of a Ryanair flight and the EU's response.

Ireland's responses to ransomware attack; cryptocurrency scams

How should Ireland respond to the ransomware attack on the country's healthcare system? And
how can consumers protect themselves from cryptocurrency scams?

Partisan wrangling likely to block January 6 commission in Congress

Jon Lieber discusses the likelihood of a January 6 commission to investigate the Capitol assault on US Politics in 60 Seconds.

Israel-Palestine de-escalation likely by weekend; next space race?

Biden says he expects significant de-escalation between Israel and Hamas. Will the conflict end soon? Does Putin have a role in the Israel-Palestine conflict? Has India lost control of the pandemic? China successfully landed a Rover on Mars. Another space race for the United States? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on World In 60 Seconds (aka Around the World in 180 Seconds')

French politics heat up over "civil war" letter

Carl Bildt discusses the lead-up to the French election campaign and updates on the EU accession for the Western Balkan countries.

What you should know about Elise Stefanik’s rise in the GOP

Who is Elise Stefanik and what does she mean for the Republican Party right now? What's the outlook for the Democrats' election bill? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses on US Politics In 60 Seconds.


DarkSide hack reveals risk of ransomware cyberattacks

What did the DarkSide incident targeting Colonial Pipeline reveal about ransomware? And how can organizations better protect themselves?

Israel-Palestine conflict worsening and could lead to a war

Escalating tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians spark concerns that the ongoing conflict may lead to war; and unrest in Colombia grows while China's population growth declines.

UK & France fight over fishing rights & why Scottish elections matter

Carl Bildt discusses the fishing conflict between the UK and France and whether or not the Scottish elections are important for the future of the UK.

Apple vs Facebook, a clash of the tech titans; social media algorithms scrutiny

Apple's new privacy feature empowers users but was met with outrage from Facebook. Why are social media algorithms being scrutinized? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Netanyahu out of time; Scottish independence; Facebook on Trump ban

Knife-edge politics in Israel and Scotland while Facebook considers Trump's reinstatement. Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

Grading President Biden's first 100 days; 2020 US Census helps Sun Belt states

How would you grade President Biden's performance in his first 100 days? Who are the winners and losers from the 2020 US census results? Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington.

US donates vaccines to India; Macron v Le Pen; EU tourism

Ian Bremmer answers questions on global politics on World In 60 Seconds (or, during the pandemic, 180 Seconds) and discusses US vaccine donations in response to the coronavirus crisis in India, the rise of the right in France, and the EU opening borders to vaccinated American tourists.

George Floyd Police Reform Bill unlikely to pass Senate

Eurasia Group's Jon Lieber discusses progress (or lack thereof) of a policing reform bill, Biden's flip-flopping on the refugee cap, and whether or not Washington D.C. will become the 51st state.

US joins in call to regulate Big Tech; EU proposes AI tech regulation

Is the world at a tipping point when it comes to regulating big tech? How does the EU's proposed regulation on AI technology differ from other countries, like China and the US? Get insights on the latest news about emerging trends in cyberspace from Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian.

Russia will withdraw forces from Ukraine but Putin reveals nothing

What are the Russians up to against Ukraine? What's happening in the politics of Germany? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on Europe In 60 Seconds

Xi Jinping expects China to be treated as equal of US

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on World In 60 Seconds (aka Around the World in 180 Seconds) and discusses Xi Jinping's message to the US, Russia's buildup at the Ukraine border, and Cuba's new leader.

What is Coinbase, the first major cryptocurrency company to go public?

What is Coinbase and why is it such a big deal that it's going public? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses the implications around cryptocurrency and digital assets.

J&J vaccine review will cause hesitancy; Blinken warns China on Taiwan

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week on World In 60: J&J vaccine woes, Blinken warns China, Fukushima water and a large rabbit.

Russian military escalation against Ukraine worries Europe

What might the Russian mobilization near Ukraine lead to? What's the COVID-19 situation in Europe? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his view from Europe.

Will tech giants be taxed for worldwide profits with a global tax rate?

US & European leaders want to tax tech giants for their global profits. Get insights on the latest news about emerging trends in cyberspace from Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian.

Israel's election results, US-Iran nuclear talks, and vaccine passports

Ian Bremmer discusses Netanyahu's challenge, the US-Iran nuclear talks, and why vaccine passports are a good idea on this edition of World In 60 Seconds.

Cryptocurrency going mainstream but EU & US regulators face challenges

A digital euro, Visa accepting crypto coins - has cryptocurrency gone mainstream? How are different governments dealing with the continued rise of cryptocurrencies? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, shares her perspective.

Biden infrastructure plan would boost jobs; Georgia voter law tensions

What specifics are expected to be in Biden's "build back better" infrastructure plan? Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his insights on US politics.

China overhauls Hong Kong elections; Brazil & Turkey under pressure

Ian Bremmer discusses Hong Kong's election changes, Bolsonaro's latest cabinet reshuffle, and Turkey's economic problems on World In 60 Seconds.

Biden's first press conference reaffirms his working man approach

Joe Biden gave the first press conference of his presidency, a much-anticipated event. Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares some takeaways.

The dangers of deepfakes and the need for norms around trust

The Tom Cruise deepfake is convincing. Are there ways to combat sophisticated misinformation? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian, shares her insights.

Israel's highly charged election; EU-China deal at risk over sanctions

Ian Bremmer discusses Israel's election, the EU-China tensions over sanctions, and Putin's jab on this edition of World In 60 Seconds.

Immigration reform so divisive that even Democrats can't agree

Is the surging immigration crisis the biggest challenge for the still new Biden administration? How are politics getting in the way of the immigration policy Biden wants to implement? Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his insights on US politics.

What are NFTs, and how do they fit into the crypto landscape?

You may have heard that Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet as an NFT in an auction, but what are NFTs? How do NFTs fit into or complicate the crypto landscape? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses.

AstraZeneca vaccine politics may further damage Europe's economy

What is going on with the AstraZeneca vaccine? Why are people protesting in Britain? Did you read Jared Kushner's op-ed on the middle East? What is the Biden administration's approach to the region compared to his predecessor? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on the latest news in global politics on World In :60 - that is, :180.

Hope for Europe's vaccine rollout;  CDU setback in German elections

How is the rollout of vaccines in Europe going? What's the fallout of the German regional elections over the weekend? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on Europe In 60 Seconds.

Biden's massive, historic stimulus relief bill passes

Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his perspective: The American Relief Act just passed. Joe Biden's big $1.9 trillion stimulus has now passed the Senate and the House of Representatives and is on its way to the president's desk to be signed into law. This is a massive, historic piece of legislation on top of already $3 trillion in stimulus that Congress has provided to respond to the novel coronavirus. Here's another almost $2 trillion, that two thirds of which will be spent in this calendar year.

Impact of Microsoft hack deepens; why cyber attacks target healthcare

Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian, shares insights on the latest news about big tech, privacy protection and emerging trends in cyberspace. What is the deal with the recently revealed Microsoft hack? Why is the healthcare sector increasingly a target for cyberattackers?

Lula’s comeback upends Brazilian politics; Senegal's dicey situation

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week: We'll start in Brazil. Will Lula run for president and seriously challenge Bolsonaro? What is happening in Senegal? And did I watch the Harry and Meghan interview?

Why Italy halted vaccine shipment;  Conference on the Future of Europe

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, with the view from Europe: Why is Italy blocking a shipment of vaccines to Australia? What is the Conference on the Future of Europe?

Minimum wage won't go up for now; Texas sets reopening example

Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his insights on US politics in Washington, DC:
Another stimulus bill is about to pass the Senate. Why won't the minimum wage be going up? What's next for Congress after the stimulus? Texas is open. What's happening in the Lone Star State?

SolarWinds hack a wake-up call to the tech sector

Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian, discusses recent developments on big tech, privacy protection and emerging trends in cyberspace. What immediate impact has the SolarWinds hack had on private companies? What should governments do together with the private sector to make the internet safer for tomorrow?

US sanctions on Russia don't hit hard; Nicolas Sarkozy found guilty

Ian Bremmer discusses the World In (a little over) 60 Seconds: The Biden administration announced its first sanctions. How will it affect US-Russia relations? Myanmar's protests are getting more violent. Will it get worse and how will end? What's the story with former French President Nicholas Sarkozy going to jail?

Armenia comes close to military coup; political turmoil in Georgia

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Stockholm on Europe In 60 Seconds:
Is there a military coup ongoing in Armenia? What's happening in Georgia?

Myanmar military unlikely to back down; challenges for the new US ambassador to the UN

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week: With protests growing, where does that leave the Myanmar coup? What challenges are ahead for the new US ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield? Are Putin and Lukashenko best friends now?

EU & US: democracy frames tech approaches; Australia & Facebook flipflop

In a world where data is more valuable than oil and cyberattacks are rapidly emerging as modern warfare, our new series Cyber in 60 Seconds explores what it all means for you—from data privacy to national security. Hosted by Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Center and former European Parliamentarian, this weekly video series will bring you the latest news on big tech, privacy protection and emerging trends in cyberspace.

The Biden-Trudeau meeting & the road ahead for the US-Canada relationship

Today President Joe Biden held his first bilateral with Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau. To discuss the road ahead for the US-Canada relationship, and what it might foreshadow for the many bilaterals we're going to see in the coming weeks as Biden rolls out his foreign policy agenda, Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of US political and policy developments, is joined by Eurasia Group Vice Chairman Gerald Butts, who was Trudeau's Principal Secretary until 2019, in a special edition of US Politics In (a little over) 60 Seconds.

Ted Cruz's vacation repercussions; Biden's bind on school reopening

Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington: Why is everyone so interested in Ted Cruz's vacation? What is the Biden administration doing to reopen the schools?

EU-Russia relations on downturn;  Brexit impacts UK exports & trade

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on Europe In 60 Seconds: How is the relationship between the EU and Russia? Second question, how is Brexit doing?

Texas grid shows need to fix infrastructure in US; RIP Rush Limbaugh

Ian Bremmer discusses the World In (more than) 60 Seconds: What's happening in Texas? The World Trade Organization, WTO, has a new leader. Who is she and what challenges lie ahead? Okay, what's happening between Iran and the US over sanctions? And Rush Limbaugh at 70 no longer, passed away today. What do I think?

Minimum wage may not go up, but expect stimulus checks in April

Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his insights on US politics in Washington, DC: Is the minimum wage going to $15 an hour? When will my stimulus check get here? Does anyone care about the federal deficit?

Mario Draghi will become Italy's new PM; EU weighs Myanmar reaction

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, with the view from Europe: What's happening in Italy and can Mario Draghi fix it? Second question, how is the EU reacting to the coup in Myanmar?

Colombia's humanitarian gesture for Venezuelan refugees merits US support

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on this week's World In (More Than) 60 Seconds: Why did Colombia's president grant legal status to 1.7 million Venezuelan migrants? What are the political ramifications of Netanyahu's corruption trial? Finally, what is going on with Elon Musk and Bitcoin?

Olympic Bronze medalist on safety of Tokyo 2020 Games

Meet Mikako Kotani, Sports Director of the Olympic and Paralympic Games for Tokyo 2020. The 2020 Games, postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, face unprecedented challenges for organizers and athletes.

Marjorie Taylor Greene support in House shows Republican Party tilt

Get insights on the latest news in US politics from Jon Lieber: Lots of drama to start the year on Capitol Hill. There's a lot of bad partisan will between the two parties, right now. And that is culminating this week with a vote to potentially expel freshman member Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments in the House of Representatives.

Alexei Navalny's jail sentence; EU slow on vaccine distribution

Ian Bremmer discusses the World In (more than) 60 Seconds: First, what's the update with Alexei Navalny? Why is the EU struggling with vaccine distribution? Is the Republican Party fracturing? Finally, it's Groundhog Day, six more weeks of winter, and what else?

Putin worried by massive protests in Russia

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, with the view from Europe as Russian protests continue: Is Vladimir Putin worried about protests in Russia?

GameStop stock rally gives policymakers opportunity for legislation

Jon Lieber, who leads Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, offers insights on US politics: Stonks! Will the GameStop stock rally result in new regulation on Wall Street? What is the future for the legislative filibuster?

Xi Jinping's WEF speech on China's global leadership falls flat; Italy PM resigns over stimulus

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on this week's World In (More Than) 60 Seconds: What did you think of Xi Jinping's speech at the virtual World Economic Forum? Why did the Italian Prime Minister resign? Where is the international outrage for what's happening in Ethiopia's Tigray region?

Anti-corruption protests will rattle Russian regime

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on the recent protests in Russia on Europe In 60 Seconds: What's happening in Russia? What we saw yesterday in Russia was, of course, massive demonstration. Navalny's video has been seen by now, close to 85 million people. That's a lot. And it has demonstrated the utter incompetence of the regime. Will it change? Well, I think there will be more repression, sorry to say, that's the only way the regime can react short-term. But I think it will rattle the internal structures of the regime.

Japan’s role in the global response to COVID-19

As part of our special "In 60 Seconds" series on Japan's domestic and international response to the pandemic, GZERO Media spoke to Dr. Satoshi Ezoe, Director of the Global Health Policy Division in Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Dr. Ezoe breaks down his nation's contributions to multilateral efforts like the COVAX facility and the ACT Accelerator program and describes their impact on the developing world. He also details Japan's commitment to universal health care and how that policy and infrastructure have benefited the nation during the pandemic. "Japan in 60 Seconds" is produced in partnership with the Consulate General of Japan.


This video is sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan.

Keystone XL halt is no threat to US-Canada ties under Biden; Brazil's vaccine shortage

Ian Bremmer discusses the World In (more than) 60 Seconds: Biden's first scheduled call with a world leader will be with Canada's Justin Trudeau. What's going on with the Keystone Pipeline? Biden has promised 100 million COVID vaccine doses in 100 days. Meanwhile, Brazil is experiencing a shortage. What is happening? A video of Navalny posted after his arrest is going viral. He calls for supporters to "take to the streets" on January 23rd. What is going on?

The new wave of innovation is cause for business optimism about 2021

Kevin Sneader, Global Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company, provides perspective on what corporate business leaders are thinking during the global coronavirus crisis: Should businesses be pessimistic or optimistic about 2021?

President Biden's first moves will include undoing Trump's legacy

Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for the Eurasia Group, shares his insights on what to expect from President Biden's first 100 days:

Will the Senate vote to convict Trump?

Watch Jon Lieber, who leads Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, lend perspective to this week's historic impeachment proceedings. The question now is in the Senate, is there more support for a conviction? What are the reasons they wouldn't impeach?

Estonian PM resigns over corruption allegations; post-Merkel Germany

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on Europe In 60 Seconds: Why did the Estonian prime minister resign and what happens now? What does the post-Merkel future look like for Germany's CDU leadership?

The world believes the US can do better but its ability to lead diminishes

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on this week's World In (More Than) 60 Seconds, with a look at the world's response to the US Capitol riots; the accusation of the West of hypocrisy by Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's Beijing friendly leader; and why Merkel and Macron objected to Trump's Twitter ban.

This time, Trump's impeachment will have Republican support

Jon Lieber, who leads Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective as Congress considers a second impeachment.

Europe reacts to attack on US Capitol with disbelief, horror & sorrow

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, with the European reaction to the pictures coming out of Washington, yesterday. Disbelief. Horror. Shock. But also sorrow. The United States is a great ally of Europe. And to see its democracy literally looted by mobs of hooligans inspired by the President of the United States is something that I don't think anyone had thought would ever happen. The President of the United States has gone, in the eyes of the Europeans, from being a leader of a great democracy to being a cult leader of a mob of hooligans.

How do the US Capitol events impact the GOP, DC security & Biden policy?

Jon Lieber, who leads Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, offers insights on yesterday's turmoil at the US Capitol, which was completely without precedent in United States political history.

Georgia Senate election is a game changer for Biden; Trump's effect on GOP's future

Jon Lieber, who leads Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, offers insights on US politics: What do the results of the Georgia Senate election mean? What's the future for President Trump and the Republican party? Third question. Why are Republicans objecting to the electoral counts this week?

Why the UK is on lockdown; Iran pushes Biden on uranium levels

Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics on this week's World In (More Than) 60 Seconds: Why is the UK going on lockdown again? Why is Iran increasing its uranium enrichment levels? With Saudi Arabia lifting its embargo on Qatar, what does that mean for the region?


What does Brexit mean for the UK, London, and NYC? Will McConnell allow a US stimulus payment vote?

Ian Bremmer discusses Brexit's implications for the UK, London, and global cities and the world beyond, come January 1, 2021. And in the US, what will come of the push for $2,000 coronavirus stimulus payments, now that the fate of the bill lies in Mitch McConnell's hands?

Trump's last 4 weeks in office: vetoed coronavirus relief bill, controversial pardons

Watch as Eurasia Group's Jon Lieber provides perspective on the status of the National Defense Authorization Act - or, the coronavirus bill that Trump vetoed - and what was in it, as well as controversial pardons the president has issued.