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Session 1 Room 10 - Shared screen with speaker view
Robin Schofield
04:39
Welcome to Session 10 Political Science and Law! Please submit your questions here on the chat.
Col Krieger
09:51
Hi Jess! One of the previous questions NATO wrestled with was expanding membership into Eastern European nations. In light of the situation in Ukraine, any thoughts on extending membership to them or other Baltic nations? Pros and cons of doing so?
Col Krieger
10:06
(And nice work!)
Col Krieger
12:49
Excellent, thank you!
Jess Williams
28:42
Hi, Lily! Great presentation! What do you think are the strongest arguments to encourage these powerful countries to intervene (whether judicially, through force, sanctions, etc.) when human rights abuses occur?
Col Krieger
29:47
Hi Lily! If Jess Groen is still on.....this seems like a case study where Feminist IR theory and its focus on human security may have yielded a different outcome than realism!
Col Krieger
32:44
Come take my class -- you'll learn all about it!
Col Krieger
32:49
😁
Jess Groen
33:29
Yes Ma'am, thank you Lily for your presentation that brings a different perspective than what we typically see in Political Science, and yes highly recommend, great class!
Col Krieger
47:09
Nice work, Austin! Help me understand the goal for the US. Is it to STOP the BRI? Is that possible or even legitimate, if BRI is economic? And if China's goal is economic, don't we and our allies also benefit from a robust Chinese economy and the fact that WE don't have to do all of this development work? (being provocative)
Lynne Chandler Garcia
47:13
Austin, Great presentation! The Belt and Road Initiative is a huge financial undertaking for China. Are there concerns that China might be overreaching and this plan will ultimately collapse upon itself to the detriment of China? Perhaps the US should stand by and wait to see if China can handle this initiative?
Col Krieger
01:04:32
Luke -- love it!!
Col Krieger
01:05:29
I may have missed it, but does it matter who does the development? Linking back to Austin....BRI might develop without democratizing....
Lynne Chandler Garcia
01:06:33
Luke - love your presentation. I think you are correct that development and democracy are spurious. Do you think that if you ran your analysis with countries separated out by type of regime. For instance, China and other non-democracies in their own group? Developed tyrannies in a group? Developed democracies in a group?
Col Krieger
01:31:11
Amazing work, Sarah!! Love that you're of course already working on the follow-up project! :)
Lily Selvaggi
01:34:06
Hi Sarah, excellent presentation! It’s interesting that both China and Russia give off contradictory impressions both of competency and ‘backwardness.’ Do you think internally Russian citizens are aware of how they are perceived?
Joshua Lambert
01:51:37
Do you anticipate that the widespread availability of vaccines will impact the Court's decision making process?
Col Krieger
01:55:27
Wow! Not a question, per se, but your thesis is echoed by the former Chief Judge of the Federal District Court of CO (highest trial court in the land) -- make the legislators do their jobs, don't ask the courts to legislate!
Lynne Chandler Garcia
01:56:19
Some colleges are requiring vaccinations for fall admittance. Do you think that this is ripe for a court case? and would the vaccination precedent from 1905 apply?
Col Krieger
02:09:39
Josh -- outstanding work. Love the process you designed. Have you thought about adding another feedback loop from the implementation step? Sometimes the policy itself doesn't undermine higher priority policies, but the implementation does... based on unexpected side effects or choices made at lower levels.
Paul.Bolt
02:13:37
Extending your model, would you recommend the US support Myanmar's government to balance against China, or support the opposition to support democracy?
Col Krieger
02:16:28
😁
Lynne Chandler Garcia
02:18:32
Amazing job everyone!
Col Krieger
02:18:32
well done all!!
Jess Williams
02:18:37
Thank you, All!