August 17th – August 24th
- How will the nomination of Kamala Harris as vice president impact the 2020 presidential election?
- Will issues with the United States Postal Service delegitimize the 2020 elections?
- Should Edward Snowden be pardoned?
- What is the best method to increase COVID-19 testing across the country?
- Should the United States add sanctions on Iran?
- How can the global community prevent the rise of “vaccine nationalism”?
- Is the Chinese-American “tech rupture” irreversible?
- Will the instability caused by Russian intervention in Belarus spread across Europe?
- How will the formalization of UAE-Israeli relations impact Palestine’s relationship with Dubai?
- Will the resignation of the Lebanese government lead to meaningful reform?
August 10th – August 16th
- Is Cori Bush’s victory in Missouri an indication of rising progressive momentum across the nation?
- Is the United States’ forced sale of TikTok the right way to deal with Chinese technology?
- How will the United States’ troop drawdown in Germany impact Russian foreign policy?
- Do big tech companies violate antitrust laws?
- Are President Trump’s coronavirus relief executive actions unconstitutional?
- How, if at all, can the international community assist a battered Beirut?
- What does Erdogan’s latest social media crackdown signal for the future of Turkey’s democracy?
- In the wake of nationwide protests, what steps should Mali take to appease protestors?
- Following the recent election in Suriname, what should Chan Santokhi’s priorities be for the country?
- Is South Africa’s loan from the IMF a harbinger of economic stagnation?
July 27th – August 2nd
- After the failure of the Justice in Policing Act, is the federal government powerless to stop police brutality?
- How significant were President Trump’s executive orders on drug pricing?
- Have party conventions become obsolete?
- What steps can state and local officials take to prevent escalating tensions with federal law enforcement officers?
- What do the closings of consulates mean for US-China foreign policy?
- Will changing US stances on Chinese territorial claims lead to military conflict in the South China Sea?
- What does the passage of a new EU rescue fund signal for the future of European continental cooperation?
- Was Britain’s Huawei ban an economic mistake?
- Will COVID-19 help make Vision 2030 a reality in Saudi Arabia?
- What does the conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque mean for the future of Turkey’s relations with the West?
July 20th – July 26th
- Is defunding the police prudent public policy?
- Should US colleges still consider standardizing testing in admissions decisions?
- Who should Joe Biden pick to be his running mate?
- What does SpaceX’s successful launch mean for the future of American space travel?
- Can the United States realistically deploy a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2020?
- What steps should India and China take to draw down their border conflict?
- Will COVID-19 hamper China’s Belt & Road efforts?
- Should sanctions continue to be placed on Iran during this COVID-19 pandemic?
- How well-positioned is the IMF to provide assistance to developing nations during this global economic downturn?
- Is Irish unification a realistic hope in the coming years?