09/09/2023

How is the U.S. and foreign governments dealing with the meteoric rise of artificial intelligence and its availability to people around the globe? This is an imperative question that has caused great apprehension for a number of governments, including Italy, who banned ChatGPT over privacy concerns. The MO's Manila Chan speaks to international relations expert Andy Mok about the rise of AI and how governments are responding to the emergence of systems like ChatGPT.

09/09/2023

We've seen them in the movies....The futuristic soldiers that possess super human abilities to fight evil entities. Yes, those super soldiers. Since the dawn of human wars, people have sought to possess the most powerful weapons in battle. With the development of artificial intelligence and the deadliest weapons in human history, these super soldiers could be introduced to armies in the near future. Host Manila Chan sits down with professor Armin Krishnan to discuss the future of warfare and the countries investing in these futuristic soldiers.

09/09/2023

Every year, the G7 meets to discuss a number of topics, mostly what is on the U.S.' agenda. This year, it was Ukraine, and finding ways to further punish and isolate Russia economically. However, what does the G7 actually accomplish? And what is its purpose? To discuss this Western-led forum, The MO's Manila Chan speaks with renowned journalist Afshin Rattansi.

09/09/2023

The long anticipated BRICS Summit is approaching, with the five member nations meeting South Africa for what is expected to be one the economic bloc's most important meetings since its founding. While Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated he will not be in attendence, Russia's economic cooperation and its ongoing Special Military Operation are expected to be hot topics at the summit. Furthermore, the summit will see dozens of non-member states in attendence, with several pushing for admittance into the bloc. For more on the BRICS Summit, host Manila Chan speaks to Thabiso Lehoko, who is reporting from South Africa.

09/09/2023

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shocked the world during the NATO Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, when he agreed to support the ratification of Sweden's membership into the military bloc. While the Turkish Parliament still needs to vote on whether or not to support Sweden's membership, this was viewed as a major victory for NATO, as it ended Sweden's decades-long neutrality. The MO's Manila Chan discusses with Guy Mettan Turkiye's decision to reverse their opposition to Sweden's membership and this means in regards to the Scandanavian nation's relations with Russia.