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Videos: Chapter Twelve

July 20, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter twelve, which illuminates the expanding meaning of “security” in global politics.

Paul McCartney at London’s 1995 Hyde Park Live 8 concert to bring attention to the demand to reduce Third World Debt.

Professor Mary Kaldor on human security and global governance.

The UN Development Program and human security in Bangladesh.

Human security research.

Professor Paul Collier on global poverty among the world’s “bottom billion.”

Professor Jeffrey Sachs on overcoming global poverty.

Millennium village Malawi (two parts).

The UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) campaign.

America’s Millennium Challenge Corporation.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms (1941).

Poverty in Indonesia.

The dynamics of economic development.

Somalia, the most corrupt country in the world.

Corruption and economic development.

Microcredit in Bangladesh.

IMF and World Bank announce debt relief for Afghanistan (January 2010).

Standard and Poor’s, cut Greece’s credit rating.

Farm subsidies in the developed world and farmers in the developing world.

Poverty, water, and sanitation.

Professor David Held on democracy and human security.

Colombia’s kidnapping industry.

Drug traffickers and “narcosubmarines.”

Mexico’s drug war: violence, corruption, money laundering (two parts).

Drug trafficking in Guatemala.

Spillover of Mexican drug war in the United States.

The “Golden Crescent”: Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and heroin trafficking.

The rise and fall of Pedro Escobar: The King of Cocaine (five parts).

Money laundering.

Victor Bout, “merchant of death.”

President Dwight D. Eisenhower warns against the “military-industry complex” (1961)

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan and the nuclear black market (seven parts).

Patterns of global migration.

Who are the refugees?

A world of refugees.

Global migration.

Migration and “brain drain.”

Climate refugees.

Migration and the European Union.

Migration and America.

Illegal immigration and Arizona (2010).

Illegal immigration: A tale of two children.

HIV/AIDS in Russia.


The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic.

Avian influenza (H5N1) in China.

Swine flu (H1N1).

Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Medical tourism in India.

Dental tourism in Hungary.

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