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CNA Talks covers the topics of today from foreign policy and defense to policing, education and more. Each episode features a discussion on current affairs led by our in-house experts. CNA is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to developing actionable solutions to complex problems of national importance. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 22, 2019

In this episode of CNA Talks, Liza Corderio sits down with Monica Giovachino to discuss CNA’s real world incident analysis, the study of how we respond to real world events, learn from them and improve our response to future events. After decades of experience, CNA has grown its reputation analyzing natural disasters, pandemics and terrorist incidents.  Monica shares her experiences from disaster sites, lessons learned, and recommendations for communities dealing with disaster. 

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May 14, 2019

Sarah Vogler and Jeff Edmonds return to CNA Talks to discuss the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Sarah and Jeff discuss the motivations of both leaders and what they hoped to accomplish with this summit. They also discuss the larger historical and geopolitical context of the meeting.

News clips in this episode originally aired on Global News, CBS, VOA News, Fox Business and EuroNews.

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May 8, 2019

Nilanthi Samaranayake and Alexander Powell join CNA Talks to discuss the tragic terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. Nilanthi provides necessary cultural context discussing the ethnic and religious makeup of the country, and points out that most Sri Lanka observers did not expect to see an attack targeting Christians.  Alexander than compares the attack to ISIS actions in other countries in South East Asia. Finally, they both discuss how Sri Lanka might move forward politically and economically.

The news clips used in this episode originally aired on ABC, The BBC, CNN, and NPR.

 

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