January 23, 2008 A panel of experts debates whether performance-enhancing drugs should be allowed in competitive sports. One group says efforts to ban drugs from sports is bound to fail. Another group contends drugs harm athletes and encourages abuse. It's the latest in the series Intelligence Squared U.S.
December 12, 2007 Aid meant to combat poverty in Africa has been complicated by corruption among political leaders, leading some to question if it hurts more than it helps. Six experts debate the topic in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
November 21, 2007 Last year, Michigan became the third state to ban the use of affirmative action in the public arena. Is it time to end it across the country? A panel of experts debates in the latest in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
November 7, 2007 The United States has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of subverting democracy, corruptly enriching his cronies and undermining U.S. efforts to stop Iran's nuclear program. A panel of experts debates whether Russia is becoming an enemy of the United States.
October 17, 2007 There are now an estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, and the nation is engaged in a heated and divisive debate about immigration policy. Should the United States welcome these immigrants? A panel of experts debates.
September 26, 2007 The Bush administration has said that an Iraq with a freely chosen government could serve as a model for spreading democracy in the Middle East. But is that goal really in the United States' interest? A panel of experts debates.
May 23, 2007 In the past 30 years, China has transitioned from a state-controlled economy to an economic superpower. A panel of experts debates whether the Middle Kingdom's new status on the global stage poses a threat to the United States.
April 25, 2007 A panel of experts debates the notion that more domestic surveillance in the United States is better than the risk of another terrorist attack like the one on Sept. 11, 2001. Opponents of government snooping say that diminishing civil liberties plays right into the hands of terrorists.
March 22, 2007 Climate change is big news these days, from melting mountain glaciers to warming seas. Panelists in a recent debate tried to answer the question of whether the buildup of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere is leading to a crisis.
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February 16, 2007 As if it weren't provocative enough to hold a debate on religion in America, panelists in a recent debate were tasked with answering the following question: "Is America Too Damn Religious?"
December 20, 2006 The U.S. entertainment industry provides billions of people around the world with their primary impressions of American culture. At the same time, anti-American sentiment is rising. Experts debate what relationship, if any, exists between these two phenomena.
December 6, 2006 Hamas was democratically elected by Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. Is it still a terrorist organization? Expert panelists consider that question as part of the latest debate in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
October 25, 2006 Earlier this year, protests erupted worldwide after a Danish newspaper published caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. In the wake of the furor, experts debate the question of whether the freedom of expression must include the license to offend.
October 3, 2006 Should the world tolerate a nuclear Iran or should the United States and its allies take military action to stop Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's regime from acquiring nuclear weapons. That's the focus of a debate among expert analysts.
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