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CSIS Smart Women, Smart Power is a speaker series on women in international business and global affairs. The weekly podcast features leading women from the corporate, government, and national security worlds discussing top international issues. This podcast series is made possible with support from Citigroup.

Episode Date
The U.S.-German Relationship
21:37
Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the United States, joins Beverly Kirk on the Smart Women, Smart Power Podcast for a conversation about migration, integration, and the importance of a strong relationship between the U.S. and Germany.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/FflZ-dPDJNw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 07, 2018
Security and Technology in the Air
19:11
<p>Linda Jojo, Executive Vice President for Technology and Chief Digital Officer, United Airlines, joins Beverly Kirk on the Smart Women, Smart Power Podcast for a conversation on how technology is transforming the airline industry and how airlines are thinking about security in the digital age. </p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/Q6p0-80Eyco" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 21, 2018
Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to Innovate and Grow - A Conversation with Julie Sweet, CEO - Accenture North America
51:14
<p>Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture North America, joined CSIS for a Smart Women, Smart Power conversation with Dr. Kathleen Hicks to discuss artificial intelligence, innovation, and re-skilling the workforce for the future.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/19R04z78Omw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 09, 2018
NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Talks Mission Removal and the Future of Human Spaceflight
53:57
<p>Dr. Jeanette Epps, NASA Astronaut, joined CSIS for a Smart Women, Smart Power conversation with Nina Easton to discuss her recent removal from the International Space Station mission, challenges in her career, and the importance of international collaboration in space.</p><p></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/sN-f-kzqaBE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 31, 2018
Challenges to Public Confidence in Democratic Institutions and Elections
29:40
<p>Suzanne Spaulding, Senior Adviser for Homeland Security in the International Security Program at CSIS discusses how Russian influence campaigns are impacting public confidence in democratic systems, including the courts and elections, and what the U.S. should do to counter them.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/pbtUktoW95I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 17, 2018
Trust in the Global Nuclear Order
27:23
<p>Dr. Heather Williams, Defense Studies Lecturer at King’s College London in the Center for Science and Security Studies talks with Beverly Kirk about challenges with trust in the institutions, treaties and norms that govern the global nuclear order and what needs to happen to rebuild trust that has been lost between the U.S. and Europe.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/kzD9WJdTOhM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2018
Food Insecurity as a Security Challenge: A Conversation with Ambassador Ertharin Cousin
56:24
<p>Ambassador Ertharin Cousin joins Nina Easton to discuss global food insecurity and hunger and the role they play in other security issues, including violent extremism.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/VZx6FPmTRN8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 19, 2018
Sweden’s Election and Europe’s New Populist Norm
25:49
<p>CSIS Europe expert Heather Conley discusses the issues dominating the upcoming Swedish general election, including immigration and the rise of populist/nationalist Sweden Democrats political party. She also looks at the impact populism is having on elections across Europe.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/Js4-8_NC2B4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 06, 2018
All Things Russia
31:51
<p></p><p>From sanctions to Russian foreign policy strategy to election interference to possible areas of cooperation with the U.S., Olga Oliker, CSIS Senior Adviser and Director of the Russia-Eurasia Program discusses all things Russia.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/NO88ulQGnGg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 22, 2018
NATO, Europe, and the U.S. – What’s Next?
32:01
<p>CSIS experts Dr. Kathleen Hicks and Heather Conley discuss the impact of the July NATO Summit on future relations between the U.S. and Europe and examine the growing rift between the U.S., NATO, and Turkey.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/CpMU4rDV3_Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 08, 2018
The Future of Warfare Technology
51:59
<br />Rebecca Hersman, Director of the Project of Nuclear Issues at CSIS; Katherine Charlet, Director Technology and International Affairs Program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Dr. Lindsay Cohn, Associate Professor at the U.S. Naval War College; and Dr. Rupal Mehta, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln discuss the opportunities and challenges of current and future warfare tools and technology.<br />  <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/UJblTS1cuTo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 26, 2018
A conversation with Secretary-General of Taiwan Chen Chu
11:53
<p></p><p>Recorded while she was Mayor of Kaohsiung, Chen Chu, the current Secretary-General to the Presidential Office, talks to Beverly Kirk about her role as an activist and member of the “Kaohsiung Eight,” her transition to a political leader in Taiwan, and her views on women’s leadership and youth engagement.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/NBATJ5nBAmM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 17, 2018
The Future of Non-State Power
1:00:20
<p> Dr. Erin Simpson, Director for Strategic Planning at Northrop Grumman, sits down with Dr. Emma Ashford, Research Fellow at the CATO Institute, Dr. Audrey Kurth Cronin, Professor at American University, Ciara Knudsen, Director of Strategic Planning at the Department of State, and Dr. Maria J. Stephan, Senior Advisor at the United States Institute of Peace to discuss the challenge of non-state actors.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/pMyUGzfmVu0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 29, 2018
Energy Challenges and Future Opportunities: A Conversation with Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy
49:57
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180622_lynn_good.jpg?qKotApfncwzNpR7KmPWcF83TKjElY4t6"></a> <p>Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy sits down with Nina Easton to discuss the trends impacting the energy industry, the challenges it faces, and the efforts being made to create a cleaner, smarter energy future.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/ytqeCiq0128" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 22, 2018
Sports Diplomacy – Athletes as Ambassadors
28:01
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180613_sports_diplomacy.jpg?UxL1k_heppIfI14lAWHOo6FL.BjjHzPf"></a> <p>Sherrie Deans, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation, and Beverly Kirk discuss the importance of sports diplomacy, and the humanitarian work that the Players Association Foundation supports globally and in the U.S.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/A3NXZ272W6U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 13, 2018
The Future of State Security Competition
1:16:16
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180608_Future_Strategy_forum.jpg?eowf2yoftPqKDtK78CFUpSOMH8iVxXQ1"></a> Julie Smith, Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security sits down with Amanda Dory, Faculty at the National War College, Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro, Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, Dr. Olga Oliker, Senior Adviser and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at CSIS, and Dr. Ariane Tabatabai, Director of Curriculum and Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University to discuss strategic competition and the return of great power politics at the inaugural Future Strategy Forum.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/g_57ZVthmNc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 30, 2018
Improving Education and Healthcare for Women and Girls in Malawi
34:02
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180522_swsp.jpg?8Bip5kt064qnR88K6DmUiU8LJdI5_BOc"></a> <p>Dr. Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, joins Beverly Kirk to discuss educating and protecting young girls and improving maternal healthcare both in her country and in other developing countries. She also discusses the relationship between U.S. and African countries.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/BB6o_nIMKJo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 18, 2018
From British to American Hegemony: Lessons for Today
28:39
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_swsp4.jpg?zxpcyuwNa8XxY.C_GqaGJ7sdrbv8qAMe"></a> Dr. Kori Schake, Deputy Director at IISS and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses her book “Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony” and how these historical contexts can be applied to current conflicts with China and Russia.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/jIvxLcUNDzA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 02, 2018
Global Tensions, the World Economy, and Health Security - A Conversation with former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte
48:34
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_kelly_ayotte.jpg?8qjEK_hwMw4UFhr8SKdiHXwXCt5shjRW"></a> Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte sits down with Dr. Kathleen Hicks to discuss the Syrian conflict, Russia, Iran, North Korea, and her leadership of CSIS’ new health security commission.<br />  <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/0O0LcwvYhqs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 19, 2018
Fight Like a Girl
27:44
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_swsp2.jpg?3LVJWqNoW3UDWNzVzf9FZXeMjv4ox5An"></a> Kate Germano, a retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel, and award-winning journalist, Kelly Kennedy, discuss their newly released book “Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines are Trained.” The book examines gender bias, changing the status quo, and how these lessons from the Marine Corps relate to all women.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/H2dl-984aUs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 04, 2018
Hunger and Food Insecurity at Home and Around the World
34:04
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_swsp1.jpg?tTNwCpw8eenE2P7yB_vklau8T9zIqTRi"></a> Ambassador Ertharin Cousin, former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme and Distinguished Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Kimberly Flowers, Director of the Global Food Security Project at CSIS, and Beverly Kirk discuss hunger, food insecurity, and nutrition in the U.S. and around the world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/E4Bxz78BgXk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 28, 2018
Pentagon Priorities and Public Engagement
22:35
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_swsp.jpg?n7PuZMN6_zaemrt.IDYIfF7Bqs76Ogpr"></a> Dana W. White, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and Chief Pentagon Spokesperson, and Beverly Kirk discuss the Defense Department’s budget, priorities, and the new “This is the Military” initiative helping to inform the public about those who serve our country. Follow the initiative on Twitter with the hashtag <a href="https://soundcloud.com/tags/KnowYouMil">.</a><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/HiFxNxfs_YY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2018
Intelligence, Innovation, and Inclusion: A Conversation with Sue Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
58:33
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_sue_gordon.jpg?pzKBt9f8eib0itkWrGQBdY_kmEvgODpF"></a> The Honorable Sue Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, sits down with Dr. Kathleen Hicks to discuss intelligence, innovation and inclusion in a complex global security environment.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/3AsLeQ-wY-w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 09, 2018
Afghan Women Take the Lead
28:56
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180517_afghan_podcast.jpg?DMoM6vFobSrvwVINYbbIjL99Sf5_wM49"></a> Afghanistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Cooperation, Adela Raz, and Deputy Minister for Policy in the Ministry of Finance, Naheed Sarabi, discuss their country’s security and economic challenges and the government’s efforts to bring women into public service.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/ronEF1p-hho" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2018
PyeongChang: Olympic Truce on the Korean Peninsula?
15:41
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_swsp_terry.jpg?23ifl1Ao_hJ01yndh9SG_W1_qqMXJzsY"></a> <p>CSIS Korea Chair Senior Fellow Dr. Sue Mi Terry discusses the diplomatic overtures between North and South Korea and the ongoing political tensions between Washington and Pyongyang during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/CJoeuL8RtXM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 09, 2018
China’s Digital Economy and Cyber Governance
31:22
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180517_samm_Sacks.jpg?CbFW9zQ_SSAjXratggIOTeZXxctJO.Qy"></a> Samm Sacks, a senior fellow in the CSIS Technology Policy Program, tells host Beverly Kirk about advances and challenges in China’s digital economy and its cyber governance law and analyzes the likelihood of a trade war between the U.S. and China.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/-e3r7nwhjKc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2018
Women’s Roles in Peace and Security: A Conversation with International Ambassadors
1:11:56
<a href="https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/180516_ambassadors.jpg?33UIUCg1dIriBNPTgYzmtxd72HPRvwYp"></a> <p>The Ambassadors of Finland, Sweden, Rwanda, Libya, Kosovo, the African Union, and St. Kitts and Nevis to the United States discuss the role women play in resolving conflicts and shaping societies.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/1Sj_CoFHHNc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 18, 2018
2017’s Global Challenges – What’s Next?
59:11
<p>CSIS experts look back at the year’s foreign policy and national security challenges and ahead to the issues that may dominate the headlines in 2018. The roundtable includes Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President and Director of the International Security Program; Jennifer Cooke, Director of the Africa Program; Sarah Ladislaw, Director of the Energy and National Security Program; Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director of the China Power Project; and Melissa Dalton, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, International Security Program where she is an expert on Syria and Iran.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/cHQsIuVClp0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 27, 2017
HER Education HER Right – Promoting Girls Education Globally
26:12
<p>High school students Hannah Ford and Zoha Siddiqui are co-founders of HER (HER Education is HER Right) and join Beverly Kirk to discuss their work creating sustainable libraries in underfunded schools for girls in developing countries.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/eZyoECdxpcc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 13, 2017
Ending Poverty is Possible: A Conversation with Dr. Kristalina Georgieva
49:30
<p>World Bank CEO Dr. Kristalina Georgieva joins Nina Easton at CSIS to discuss women’s financial inclusion and entrepreneurship and the role women play in global poverty reduction.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/Zifo13JLDXI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 29, 2017
President Trump in Asia & the Rohingya Crisis
22:47
<p>Dr. Amy Searight, Senior Adviser and Director of the CSIS Southeast Asia Program, discusses the president’s Asia trip, the Trans-Pacific Partnership without U.S. involvement, U.S. leadership in Southeast Asia, and the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/fqAKnKrzwE0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 14, 2017
Politics of the Climate Change Conversation
42:06
<p>Sarah Ladislaw, Senior Fellow and Director of the CSIS Energy and National Security Program; Amy Harder energy/climate change reporter for Axios; and Lisa Friedman climate/environmental policy reporter for The New York Times discuss the political dynamics of the energy and climate change conversation.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/99oixOtKSkU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 01, 2017
Making Gender Equality the Norm
23:28
<p>Joanna Roper CMG, the British Special Envoy for Gender Equality, discusses the U.K.’s efforts to ensure the rights of women and girls worldwide.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/Px9J5A2bJBs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 27, 2017
Foreign Policy in a New Era – South Korea and the U.S.
48:42
<p>South Korean Foreign Minister Kang, Kyung-wha and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discuss the U.S.-South Korea alliance and the North Korean nuclear threat.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/pEUJfIJ1pbo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 11, 2017
Global Hotspots and Security Challenges: A Conversation with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)
48:15
<p>Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joins Nina Easton at CSIS for a conversation on global hotspots. She shares her thoughts on North Korea, Russia, Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan and gives her take on the defense budget.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/S4JR2Pgc9R8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 29, 2017
Global Emerging Infectious Diseases – Challenges, Risks, and Policies
28:36
<p>Dr. Audrey Jackson, an infectious diseases expert and senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses global health security and what governments need to do to fight emerging infectious disease threats.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/4kaXoSHbNcU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 15, 2017
Geopolitical Forecasting – Predicting Global Conflicts?
24:12
<p>Good Judgment Project Superforecaster Regina Joseph explains geopolitical forecasting, including its use in predicting armed conflicts and election outcomes. She also discusses its connection to artificial intelligence and usefulness to policymakers.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/lcONXcgteNU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 30, 2017
Leadership, STEM Education, and Breaking Barriers w/USAF Lt Gen Stayce Harris
23:53
<p>Lt Gen Stayce Harris is Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and Director of the Air Staff. She discusses breaking barriers, the role her STEM education played in developing leadership skills, and how she’s mentoring young women and girls nationally in engineering and math.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/wR7EGuqB8vY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 16, 2017
The Internet of Things and the Cost of Privacy
36:06
<p>AT&amp;T Vice President Jill Singer and CSIS Technology Policy Program Director Denise Zheng discuss security, privacy, and policy challenges as more and more everyday “things” are connected to the internet.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/JL4VR1cDiKs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 02, 2017
Civilian Control of the Military and Why it Matters
<p>CSIS International Security Program Senior Fellow Alice Hunt Friend talks shop on civilian control of the U.S. military – past and present – and what really matters about this concept.<br />  </p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/p8Q2eHbFrIo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 19, 2017
Trump, Putin, and the G20 Summit
<p>Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Director of the International Security Program at CSIS discusses North Korea, Syria, migration, climate change and other issues on the G20 agenda and what’s at stake for U.S. leadership and alliances.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/GT9gJPd5QeU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 06, 2017
Driving Change in the Middle East: A Conversation with Manal Al-Sharif
<p>Manal Al-Sharif, author of <i>Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening</i>, sits down at CSIS for a conversation about women's rights, challenges, and opportunities in the Middle East.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/nFLRm0yPGXs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 21, 2017
British Snap Election Surprise – What It Means
<p>CSIS Europe expert Heather Conley explains what happened to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party and what the results mean for Brexit. She also analyzes recent elections in France and the Netherlands and looks ahead to the upcoming vote in Germany.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/7qNLtKtXecU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 09, 2017
Defending Writers Under Fire Worldwide
<p>Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director of PEN America, describes her work to protect literary and political writers globally from persecution because of their views and how she first coined the term smart power.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/8BZyyZ13xIQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 24, 2017
The Business of Startups: A Conversation With Two of India's Top Women Entrepreneurs
<p>Ishita Anand (BitGiving Founder and CEO) and Suhani Mohan (Saral Designs Founder) describe their respective businesses, the challenges of starting companies, and how they’re doing well by doing good.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/t0Ig2CRdL2I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 10, 2017
Deterring Iran After the Nuclear Deal
29:05
<p>Melissa Dalton, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director for the International Security Program at CSIS, explores Iran’s strategy, motivations, military, and paramilitary capabilities and how the U.S. and its allies can enhance security.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/gREO-x-itwA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 26, 2017
Recalibrating U.S. Strategy Toward Russia
27:15
<p>Lisa Sawyer Samp, Senior Fellow for the International Security Program at CSIS, discusses Russia’s strategic motivations, objectives and tools, and strategy recommendations for U.S. in dealing with the Kremlin’s more belligerent security posture.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/-qrXZB4fRUU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 12, 2017
Representative Martha McSally Talks Women in the Military, Border Security, and 9/11
<p>Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ) describes her path to becoming the first woman fighter pilot to fly in combat and command a fighter squadron in combat in U.S. history, what she remembers about 9/11, and her take on border security.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/ai1b-C5B7qc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 06, 2017
Breaking Down the Iran Nuclear Deal
<p>Sharon Squassoni, Senior Fellow and Director of the CSIS Proliferation Prevention Program discusses the Iran nuclear deal’s provisions and gray areas.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/A5FDlfoiH9M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 29, 2017
Christine Lagarde Talks Empowering Women and Economic Growth
<p>In celebration of International Women’s Day, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde explains the economic and social benefits of women's empowerment.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SmartPowerSmartWoman/~4/CDGS1-Ns7ak" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 15, 2017