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S4E1: Choose Your Weapon: A Survey of Cybersecurity

January 10, 2022— Join hosts Jen Roberts and Derek Chuah as The Looking Glass enters its fourth season! This episode features a roundtable of cybersecurity professionals who discuss a variety of topics, ranging from how malware is implemented in cyberattacks to a review of the Biden Administration’s cybersecurity policies. Join us as we discuss choosing our weapon with Will Loomis, an Assistant Director at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Ross Luo, a Software Engineer at Nvidia and a Cyber Officer in the Air Force Reserves, Justin Marinelli, an Analyst at the Department of Defense, and Alexandra Seymour, the Chief of Staff at CalypsoAI. This episode was produced by Jen Roberts and Derek Chuah.

S3E2: Happy Wife, Happy Life: China’s Commitment to Gender Equality in Africa

November 18, 2021— This episode of The Looking Glass examines recent changes in China’s posture regarding China-Africa relations, complimenting the SAIS Review’s latest print issue Who Runs the World: A Look at Gender in International Affairs. Join our guests Professor Zongyuan Zoe Liu, from Texas A&M University and Professor Maria Carrai from New York University Shanghai as they discuss the successes and struggles in promoting gender equality in Africa and motivations for pursuing gender equality on the continent.

S3E1: End of An Era: A Review of Chancellor Angela Merkel

September 20, 2021— “Who Runs the World: A Look at Gender in International Affairs,” The Looking Glass is kicking off our new season. Over the next few installments, we will be exploring different facets of gender and its role in policy. In this episode, we explore Chancellor Angela Merkel’s tenure. First, we examine some of her key policy successes and failures. Then, we look to the future, discussing what the upcoming German elections mean for the European Union and Germany. Join us as we talk with the President of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Jeff Rathke, and Senior Fellow for Europe at the Council on Foreign Relations and SAIS Professor, Matthias Matthijs.