Documentary - A World on the Brink

dee smith

A World on the Brink premiered as a 5-part documentary series on Real Vision Television in October 2017.

A 4-part version of A World on the Brink premiered on the Public Broadcast System (PBS) in the US in May 2018, and has been shown in over 45 markets.


See the preview of the 5-part television documentary on global change and geopolitical risk produced by Real Vision Television, which premiered in October 2017.



dee smith

“The Combustibility of Brexit: Dee Smith with Irene Finel-Honigman,” Real Vision Television, June 2019

“A World Broken Into Splinters: Dee Smith with Raoul Pal,” Real Vision Television, June 2019

“‘The New Central American Crisis,’ Discussion with former President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, and former Vice President of Nicaragua, Sergio Ramírez,” The University of Texas at Austin, January 2019

“Making Sense of China’s Role in Latin America: Dee Smith with Elizabeth Economy and Chris Sabatini,” Real Vision Television, November 2018

“‘The Rise of “Patriotic Capitalism” and Fracturing Global Supply Chains,’ Dee Smith with Peter Atwater and Edward Goldberg,” Real Vision Television, October 2018

“Dee Smith & Raoul Pal: Modern Manipulation: Behavioral Economics in a Technological World,” Real Vision Television, August 2018

"'Building a New Future Framework,' Pippa Malmgren in Discussion with Dee Smith," Real Vision Television, February 2017

"'Hyperconnectivity Sparks Global Instability,' - Interview with Dee Smith," Real Vision Television, October 2016

"The Internet Privacy Condition: How You Can Find out Almost Anything about Almost Anybody," McCuistion TV/PBS, 19 July 2009

"Are Government Security Agencies Essential Or a Threat to Our National Security?," McCuistion TV/PBS

"Edward Snowden: A Traitor or an American Hero?" McCuistion TV/PBS

scott malcomson

"Scott Malcomson, fellow at the Carnegie Corporation, introduces his book “Splinternet: How Geopolitics and Commerce are Fragmenting the World Wide Web,” Charlie Rose, 29 January 2016

"How the U.S. Military Set the Stage for Silicon Valley," Inc. Video



dee smith

"Flattened: Disintermediation Goes Global," American Interest, September/October 2017

"After Trump, What?" Octavian Report, vol 2:5.

"Hard Road Ahead," Octavian Report, vol 2:3, July 2016

"In Too Deep: The Dark Web and its Denizens," Octavian Report, vol 2:1, March 2016

"Emergent Weaponry and the New (Ab)Normal," Octavian Report, vol 1:6, January 2016

"Water Security and Global Dynamics," Octavian Report, vol 1:2, Spring 2015

"Solar Flares and Electromagnetic Pulses," Octavian Report, vol 1:1, Fall 2014

Scott malcomson

“From the Silicon Savannah to Sheba Valley,” Logic Magazine, 1 January 2019

“What Motivates China’s Entrepreneurs? An Interview with Kai-Fu Lee,” New York Magazine, 10 October 2018

“Why Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Work with the Pentagon,” The New York Times, 19 April 2018

“Trump could push us into arms negotiations,” The Washington Post, 22 January 2018

“War Games,” Carnegie Reporter, 8 December, 2017

"Russia's Wartime Economy," Huffington Post, 9 October 2017

"Germany has become the world’s indispensable nation, but how long can it hold the line alone?," Quartz, 5 May 2017

"A Self-Inflicted Wound In Hungary," Huffington Post, 2 April 2017

"Which Cyber Side Are You On?," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 27 October 2016

"American Hustle: We Are Our Choices," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 24 October 2016

"European Nationalism Goes Mainstream," Huffington Post, 10 October 2016

"The Fog of (Cyber) War—Part 1," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 10 August 2016

"The Fog of (Cyber) War—Part 2," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 18 August 2016

"African Peacebuilding: Realities on the Ground," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 25 July 2016

"Cyber Conflict: The State of the Field," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 27 June 2016

"Getting to Know the Enemy: Scott Atran's Frontline Science," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 16 June 2016

"The open, universal internet is over. But did it ever really exist?," Guardian, 2 April 2016

"Network Solutions," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 21 March 2016

"Q&A: From Back Channel to Diplomatic Fixture," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 11 February 2016

"Q&A: The Other Track Toward Syrian Peace," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 10 February 2016

"The Egyptian Restoration," Carnegie Corporation of New York, 15 January 2016

"The Nationalist International," Huffington Post, 23 January 2016

"Welcome to the Splinternet," Techonomy, 22 December 2015

"A Small Step in Germany," Huffington Post

"Does Globalization Cause War," Huffington Post

"How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America’s Dominance of the Internet," Huffington Post



dee smith

"How Top-to-Bottom Intelligence Can Help you Survive and Thrive in the New Risk Environment"