Episode 8: Power, Wealth and State Threats

Is there a resurgence of state threats or have democracies just opened up their eyes to this complex challenge?

In a season that explores today's varied threat landscape, this final episode delves deeper into the dynamics between economics and security. Host Tom Keatinge is joined by RUSI Trustee Suzanne Raine and Associate Fellow Jason Shepherd to discuss the blurring of geopolitics and finance through the lens of history and look at what must happen to strengthen democratic resilience for the future.

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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Suzanne Raine

RUSI Trustee

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Dr Jason Shepherd

Senior Associate Fellow; Director, Analysis and Innovation, Thomson Reuters Special Services International

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