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Colin Powell's legacy

What is the legacy of Colin Powell? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

From $3.5 trillion to $2 trillion: Cuts to US spending bill mean less money for families

What does it mean to American families if Congress cuts $1 trillion from the Democrats' $3.5 trillion social spending bill? More American law enforcement officers have died from COVID-19 than from other work-related causes. What is happening to them? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics for GZERO Media.

Billionaire populist Czech PM Babiš is on his way out after election loss

What's happening in Poland? Should we worry about "Polexit"? What's the outcome of elections in the Czech Republic? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

How will the global corporate tax deal impact tech companies?

Will the OECD-brokered global corporate tax deal make a difference? Will tech companies finally start paying their fair share? 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.

Polexit isn’t in Poland’s future; Texas bans COVID vaccine mandates

Is a "Polexit" from the EU a real possibility? Will China and India's energy woes contribute to a worsening global energy crisis? How are COVID vaccine mandates going in the United States? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Facebook's terrible week proves tech policy changes are needed

Will the testimony of Frances Haugen, Facebook whistleblower, be a game changer? Can government policies stem social harms from Facebook? 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.

Antony Blinken mending fences with France following AUKUS rift

How is US Secretary of State Antony Blinken doing in Paris with post-AUKUS talks with the French foreign minister? What is the reason for fuel and other shortages in the UK? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

China agitating Taiwan to demonstrate power, not start WWIII

What is China signaling by sending more warplanes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone? What are the Pandora Papers? What's happening with Facebook, after the outage on Monday? Ian Bremmer shares his analysis on global politics this week.

Moderate Democrats will determine the infrastructure bill's fate

What happened with the infrastructure bill in the House this week? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

The US and EU further talks on technology governance

The Trade and Technology Council brought together high-level US & EU officials in a long-anticipated meeting to reach conclusions about a shared governance agenda for tech-related issues like AI, data, semiconductors, and foreign direct investments. Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, shares her insights.

German election outcome begins new era of three-party cooperation

What about the outcome of the German election? Is this the beginning of a new era in the politics of Germany? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Biden's legacy rests on pandemic leadership (not Afghanistan mistakes)

As top US military officials testify right now on Capitol Hill, just down the road, do you expect the Biden administration to suffer any long-term consequences for its botched Afghanistan withdrawal? Macron was hit with an egg! Is his popularity sinking in France? did China's "hostage diplomacy" work as it freed the "two Michaels" after Canada released Huawei's CFO? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

After Merkel, who leads Europe?

Who's going to be the leading voice politician in Europe after Angela Merkel leaves? What did Boris Johnson achieve during his visit to the United States? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Will the US debt ceiling debate cause a government shutdown?

Is a US government shutdown coming? Why is President Biden's economic plan hanging in the balance? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

QUAD supply chain strategy to consider values; new AI-powered weapons

How will the QUAD leaders address the microchip supply chain issue during their meeting this week? Will AI dominate the future battlefields? 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 UN speech avoids China mention; US lifts travel restrictions

How did President Biden's first address to the United Nations General Assembly live go? The US is to lift pandemic travel restrictions. What will happen after that? Did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's election gamble pay off? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

How the Democrats plan to tax the rich; Newsom wins CA recall

Will the House Democrats actually be able to "tax the rich"? What are the takeaways after Governor Gavin Newsom survived the California recall election? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his insights.

Europe's new Asia strategy looks to strengthen trade and political ties

Is Europe waking up to the reality of Asia? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on the European Union's Indo-Pacific plan.

China and US economic interdependence hasn't lessened

China owns more than $1 trillion US debt, but how much leverage do they actually have? North Korea tested new long-range cruise missiles. What message is Pyongyang trying to send? What was revealed in the New York Times' investigation of the US drone strike in Afghanistan? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Beware perpetual cyberattacks, and protect education data

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.

German election campaign full of drama and uncertainty

What is the outlook for the upcoming German election? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

El Salvador’s risky move to Bitcoin; future of Singapore patrol robots

El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Is this a risky move? Singapore starts trialing patrol robots to deter bad social behavior. Will robots be used for law enforcement soon? 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.

Political transformation 20 years after 9/11

Two decades later, in what ways has 9/11 shaped US politics? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his insights.

Can the Taliban's non-inclusive government lead a diverse country?

A week after the US withdrawal, how is Afghanistan in the transition to Taliban rule? Why is China's President Xi trying to redistribute wealth? What changes will Bitcoin bring to El Salvador? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Will Joe Manchin thwart Biden's spending? FDA credibility hit

What does the disappointing jobs number mean for the Democrats' agenda? Two top FDA vaccine regulators are about to leave this fall. How will this influence the vaccine rollout? 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, DC.

Europe matches US travel restrictions; Ukrainian president asks for US support

With the EU having achieved 70% vaccination of the adult population, why are new travel restrictions being proposed? What is President Zelensky of Ukraine aiming at when he visits the White House? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Can China limit kids’ video game time? Risks with facial recognition

China is to ban kids from playing video games for more than three hours a week. But why and how? With US agencies looking to expand the use of facial recognition tech, what are the security concerns? 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.

The US is out of Afghanistan, but the war on terror isn't over

Now that America's 20-year war in Afghanistan has officially ended, what happens next? Who is ISIS-K, and how do they complicate a Taliban-led Afghanistan? Why is the EU proposing travel restrictions on US visitors again? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Europe fears Afghan refugees will cause a political crisis

What are the fears in Europe stemming out of what is happening in Afghanistan? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Kabul attack poses political risks for Biden

How will the Kabul airport attack influence the US evacuations? 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.

China data privacy law limits big tech, but has few rights protections

How does China's recently passed privacy law compare to other countries? With PayPal launching a cryptocurrency service in the UK, are digital currencies going mainstream now? 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.

US on track for August 31 withdrawal; House passes $3.5T plan

Is the US on track for the August 31st withdrawal from Afghanistan? The House narrowly passed the $3.5 trillion budget plan. What's next for the Democrats? Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for Eurasia Group, shares his insights on the latest news in US politics.

Why CIA director Bill Burns met with the Taliban

CIA director Bill Burns held a secret meeting with the leader of the Taliban. How will it impact the ongoing evacuations? What do you expect to come from the G7 emergency meeting on Afghanistan on Tuesday? With FDA approval, are vaccine mandates imminent? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics.

Personal data risks with TikTok; Tesla driverless cars investigation

Beijing took a stake and a board seat in TikTok owner ByteDance's key Chinese entity. Should I worry about my data on TikTok? Tesla is under formal US investigation into Autopilot crashes. Will driverless cars also be more vulnerable to cyberattacks? 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.

Europe in "shock & disbelief" over US withdrawal from Afghanistan

What has been the European reaction to US withdrawal from Afghanistan, and rapid Taliban takeover, without coordinating with allies? Are EU nations prepared to accept Afghan refugees? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Biden's speech on Afghanistan ignores serious failures; Afghan refugee crisis

On World In 60 Seconds, Ian Bremmer weighs on President Biden's speech on the Afghanistan withdrawal, whether the Taliban takeover will lead to a refugee crisis, and how booster shots for Americans may complicate persuading the unvaccinated to get the jab.

Senate's bipartisan $1T infrastructure bill could double US spending

The Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill this week. What do we know about that? Is this a bipartisan victory for Biden? What will come next? 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.

Is a Huawei ban possible in Brazil? Poly Network cryptocurrency heist

The US warned Brazil about China's Huawei equipment in its 5G telecoms network. Would it be possible to ban Huawei in Brazil? $600 million was stolen in what is being called the largest hack in decentralized finance history. What does this reveal about the security of digital assets? 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.

European travel to US still not allowed, EU asks why

What's the issue of traveling between the US and Europe? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Taliban takeover embarrassing for Biden; political impact of wildfires

Is the US drawdown in Afghanistan going as planned? Are the global wildfires igniting political fires? A Chinese court has upheld a Canadian citizen's death sentence. What message is Beijing trying to send to Ottawa? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics.

China's tech crackdown leads to huge losses; Citizen app controversy

How will China's tech crackdown affect the rest of the world? What is the controversy behind the real-time crime app "Citizen"?
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 team extends eviction moratorium despite SCOTUS ruling

The Biden administration extended an eviction moratorium even after the Supreme Court said they couldn't, what's next? The CDC recommended indoor masking even for vaccinated people, but few jurisdictions are following suit. What gives? Jon Lieber, Managing Director of the United States for Eurasia Group, shares updates on recent COVID-19 policy developments.

Belarus human rights abuses stacking up; Beirut blast one year later

An Olympian refuses to return home to Belarus and an anti-Lukashenko activist has been found dead in Ukraine. What's going on? How has Delta variant added to the COVAX woes? A year after the Beirut blast, what has changed in Lebanon? One of the biggest non-nuclear blasts in global history. Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Biden expected to announce vaccine mandate for federal workers

Why can't President Biden order a vaccine mandate for all Americans? Is the Delta variant putting our economy at risk? 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.

Bosnian Serbs will boycott government over genocide denial law

What is going on in Bosnia with Bosnian Serbs boycotting all major institutions? Why is the Northern Ireland Protocol blocked? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

QR codes and the risk to your personal data

QR codes are everywhere. Are they also tracking my personal data? Is smart phone tracking avoidable? 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.

COVID vaccine mandates are coming; political instability in Tunisia

As COVID-19 cases rise, are vaccine mandates coming? What's happening in Tunisia and how will it affect the broader region? Are you watching the Olympics? What's your favorite event? Ian Bremmer shares his perspective on global politics this week.

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.