November 5, 2008 The Supreme Court's ruling this summer that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to bear arms has added fuel to the ongoing national debate about guns. A panel of six experts takes on the proposition "Guns Reduce Crime" in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
October 15, 2008 Nearly everyone agrees that the surge — or some confluence of events — has improved security in Iraq. But is the United States actually winning? Four experts debated the topic during the latest in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
September 24, 2008 As part of the Intelligence Squared U.S. series, six experts debate the proposition "Universal health care should be the federal government's responsibility."
May 21, 2008 Organ transplantation is tragically out of reach for thousands of people on waiting lists. The situation has sparked debate about whether people should be paid to donate. Six experts recently took on the issue in the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate series.
April 23, 2008 Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a debate has raged about the nature of the Muslim faith. A group of six experts tackles the question of whether the religion is dominated by extremists in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
March 19, 2008 The debate over whether harsh interrogation techniques are ever necessary has reverberated in the halls of Congress, at the White House and across the country. In the latest in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series, six experts tackle the question.
February 20, 2008 Should the United States, with its enormous military might, act as a global sheriff, policing the worlds trouble spots? A panel of experts debates America's responsibilities abroad and at home in the latest in the Intelligence Squared U.S. series.
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.