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During the course of the election campaign this fall, we're going to talk about the issues. We're not going to talk about the races, the numbers, the polls. We're going to talk about the issues we think voters should be thinking about before they vote. And we're going to be doing it with some of the nation's leading experts. People like Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Susan Rice, Wendy Sherman, Seth Moulton and others. We're going to talk about issues like terrorism, the President's assault on the media, the Iranian nuclear deal, North Korea, and cyber war. We're talking about the most important issues of our time. Richard A. Clarke served the last three Presidents as a senior White House Advisor holding the titles of Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, and Special Advisor to the President for Cyber Security.

During the course of the election campaign this fall, we're going to talk about the issues. We're not going to talk about the races, the numbers, the polls. We're going to talk about the issues we think voters should be thinking about before they vote. And we're going to be doing it with some of the nation's leading experts. People like Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Susan Rice, Wendy Sherman, Seth Moulton and others. We're going to talk about issues like terrorism, the President's assault on the media, the Iranian nuclear deal, North Korea, and cyber war. We're talking about the most important issues of our time. Richard A. Clarke served the last three Presidents as a senior White House Advisor holding the titles of Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, and Special Advisor to the President for Cyber Security.
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During the course of the election campaign this fall, we're going to talk about the issues. We're not going to talk about the races, the numbers, the polls. We're going to talk about the issues we think voters should be thinking about before they vote. And we're going to be doing it with some of the nation's leading experts. People like Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Susan Rice, Wendy Sherman, Seth Moulton and others. We're going to talk about issues like terrorism, the President's assault on the media, the Iranian nuclear deal, North Korea, and cyber war. We're talking about the most important issues of our time. Richard A. Clarke served the last three Presidents as a senior White House Advisor holding the titles of Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, and Special Advisor to the President for Cyber Security.

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Episodes

The Future of Terrorism

5/20/2019
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"Isis is defeated," Donald Trump proclaimed. The terrorist group which once controlled a nation the size of England with cities of hundreds of thousands of people has indeed been run out of the cities of Syria and Iraq, but it's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has recently re-appeared on a video vowing vengeance and revenge and claiming credit for the massacre of hundreds of Christians on the island nation of Sri Lanka. What is the future of terrorism? Our guests today discuss trends in...

Duration:00:46:39

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

5/13/2019
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From financial markets to social media to e-commerce, Artificial Intelligence is increasingly integrated into our lives. Amy Webb joins the podcast to discuss the Intelligent systems that don't share our motivations, desires, or hopes for the future of humanity are now being built by nine powerful companies: Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, IBM, and Apple in the U.S. and Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent in China. While their aims are often altruistic, they’re under pressure for short-term...

Duration:00:53:13

The Future of Peace

5/6/2019
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Dick Clarke and Ambassador Bill Burns discuss the current state of diplomacy, and its seemingly waning stature in the US foreign policy landscape. Bill Burns spent 32 years as a career Foreign Service Officer. He was the man behind every Secretary of State in recent history. Amb. Burns recounts his unparalleled Foreign Service career from his new book The Back Channel, including undertaking secret diplomatic talks with Libyan and Iranian regimes. They talk about the status of chilly...

Duration:00:47:55

The Future of War

4/29/2019
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Dick Clarke and former Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy discuss the near-term and long-term outlook for the United States Department of Defense. With a budget over $700 billion, is the US maintaining military superiority over our adversaries, like Russia and China? Some experts are not convinced. With rapid developments in Artificial Intelligence, unmanned weapons systems, and cyber war, how will Pentagon capabilities and policies change? Is the DoD’s notoriously slow procurement...

Duration:00:48:34

The Future of Gene Editing, Part II

4/22/2019
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This week host Richard Clarke sits down with Jamie Metzl, Futurist and Policy Expert, to continue the discussion on the future of gene editing. To find out more about Jamie’s work check out https://jamiemetzl.com or follow him on twitter @jamiemetzl. As always, please let us know if you have any thoughts or questions by reaching out to me @richardclarke and www.richardaclarke.net. You can also preorder my new book “The Fifth Domain” coming out in June on Amazon. And thanks to our...

Duration:00:43:25

Season 2: Where technology, policy & national security meet.

3/25/2019
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Future State Season 2 - Where technology, national security, and politics come together. In Season 2 of Future State we will be tackling the issues at that intersection of technology, politics, and national security, and we will be talking to some of the most fascinating people on the front lines. The issues that will shape our future are technical and most of us don’t know enough about them. Issues like gene editing and bio-engineering, artificial intelligence, cyber war, quantum...

Duration:00:03:32

The Constitution at Risk

11/6/2018
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President Trump’s actions are a risk to the Constitution, but we’re all growing increasingly numb to the threats. What can we do to defend this sacrosanct document?

Duration:00:12:24

Jobs in the New Economy

11/2/2018
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Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe discusses the transformation of the U.S. economy and what policymakers need to do to ensure that the middle class can prosper.

Duration:00:49:02

Veterans in Congress

10/29/2018
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Congressman Seth Moulton speaks on what it means to be a veteran on Capitol Hill, and on recruiting more to run. We look at how the U.S. prioritizes defense spending, and talk about whether we’re doing enough to support veterans.

Duration:00:41:16

Cyber War and Defending Democracy

10/22/2018
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Cyber experts Rob Knake and Eric Rosenbach speak on the ability of political actors to conduct foreign policy in the cyber domain. We look at the impacts that we have seen so far on infrastructure and the election system, how we can thwart future attempts on our digital democracy, and how we can prevent a full-fledged cyber war.

Duration:00:49:19

Is Nuclear War Back?

10/15/2018
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Fred Kaplan and David Schwartz, preeminent experts on nuclear strategy, discuss the reemergence of the nuclear threat and where we go from here.

Duration:00:46:49

Assault on the Media

10/8/2018
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Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz, two award winning investigative journalists, talk about the dangers of a President waging a war on the media.

Duration:00:46:49

Fascism in the 21st Century

10/1/2018
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright sits down to speak on the parallels of modern day nationalism to the fascism that threatened Western democracy in the 1930’s. Do we have to worry about the rise of fascism?

Duration:00:37:50

Nuclear Deals and Dealing with Nukes

9/24/2018
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Former Ambassador Wendy Sherman illuminates the past and present of U.S.-Iran and U.S.-North Korea relations, whether there exists a path for peace, and how we get there.

Duration:00:40:23

The Incredible Shrinking Superpower

9/17/2018
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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor Susan Rice reflects on watching America’s power on the global stage be washed away by an American president.

Duration:01:16:30

America’s Greatest Political Analyst Bill Clinton

9/10/2018
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America’s greatest political analyst—President Bill Clinton—speaks on the 2018 election, cyber war, and more.

Duration:00:43:11

Is Terrorism still a Threat?

9/10/2018
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Two people who have led America’s efforts against terrorism—Nick Rasmussen and Michael Sheehan—address the current threat and when and how it will end.

Duration:01:09:18