June 16, 2010 As succeeding presidential administrations and leaders in the Pentagon devote increasing resources to cybersecurity, some observers are questioning whether the threat of cyberwar has been overstated. A panel of experts debates the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. topic.
April 20, 2010 Is paying extra money for organic food worth it? Some argue that the label confers real value, while others claim that organic food has not been proven healthier and that it comes with its own environmental trade-offs. A panel of experts faces off on the topic in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
March 23, 2010 In the quest to remake America's public schools, teachers unions have frequently been blasted as an obstacle to improvement. But do unions really deserve more of the blame than shrinking budgets and other problems? A group of experts takes on that question in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
December 8, 2009 In Mexico, thousands of people have died in drug-related violence in the past three years as the government has ramped up its war on drug cartels. But is the United States — with its market for illegal drugs and flow of guns south of the border — to blame? A panel of experts face off on the topic in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
November 24, 2009 As the economy slowly begins to recover from the financial meltdown, should the Obama administration get credit for turning things around? Or has the administration failed to do what it takes to really help the economy? A panel of experts takes on the question in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
October 13, 2009 As the Obama administration considers its options in Afghanistan — especially whether to send more troops — a more fundamental question continues to be raised about the conflict there: Is the United States doomed to fail? A panel of experts takes on the topic in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
May 20, 2009 The Obama administration is making an effort to reach out to Iran, but is it on a path to nowhere? Or is it that diplomacy with Iran has never really been given a chance to work? A panel of experts tackled those questions in a recent Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
April 29, 2009 It is an age-old question about what is often called the world's oldest profession. But is it morally and ethically wrong — and should it be legally wrong — to pay for sex? A panel of experts takes on the topic in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
March 25, 2009 Who should bear more of the blame for the financial collapse: Washington or Wall Street? A panel of six experts recently took on that question in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.