From nuclear proliferation to America’s developing drone program, Intelligence Squared U.S. world debates construct a platform for in-depth discussion of the most contentious affairs occupying the world stage. Leading foreign policy experts including John Mearsheimer, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Jeffrey Goldberg, Max Boot, Chrystia Freeland, and Nicholas Burns, battle for their view of global politics and challenge the traditional two-party dichotomy that typically engulfs America’s foreign policy discussions. Find your ground: listen to rival teams debate the policy and practices that shape our world and discover just where you stand.
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 4 million Syrians have fled the country, creating the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. Most have fled to Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan, but many have risked death to reach Europe and the possibility of a better life. Watch Debate