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Audio - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Podcast: China's Relations with Europe and the U.S. in the Wake of Tiananmen Square

| Nov. 20, 2012

The actions of the Chinese government during the Tiananmen Square protests nearly split the Communist Party of China.

Sarotte and Sean Lynn-Jones discuss internal party reactions to the event, how it affected relations between the U.S. and China, and lessons the CCP may have learned from other Cold War-era governments.

Audio - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Podcast: The Foundation of Security Studies

| Jan. 04, 2012

Edward Mead Earle was a historian, scholar, professor, and international relations expert; he was also a founding father of the field we know as Security Studies.

David Ekbladh and Sean Lynn-Jones discuss Earle's contributions to the field, his views on what Security Studies should be, his seminar at the Institute for Advanced Study, and what he might think of Security Studies today.

Audio - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Podcast: China's Economy

| Dec. 04, 2011

Much has been made of the rise of China's economy, and some fear that China will surpass the United States as the world's largest economy in the coming years. Michael Beckley goes against the grain, arguing that the size of a nation's economy doesn't necessarily dictate its global power, and that the United States is not in great danger because of China's economic developments.

Beckley and Sean Lynn-Jones discuss this and the state of the Chinese economy as a whole when compared to the United States'.