Michael E. O’Hanlon, senior fellow and director of research for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his most recent publication, The Senkaku Paradox: Risking Great Power War Over Small Stakes.
Former CFR President Winston Lord sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his time working with Henry Kissinger. From 1970 to 1973, Lord served as Kissinger’s special assistant while Kissinger was the national security advisor under President Richard Nixon. Lord most recently authored the book Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, adjunct senior fellow in CFR’s Women and Foreign Policy program, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss her experience on the ground in northeast Syria. Lemmon has authored two New York Times best sellers, Ashley’s War and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana.
Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary, discusses with James M. Lindsay what it’s like to run the largest institution in the United States. Carter’s book, Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon, comes out today.
Ambassador William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss American diplomacy, international cooperation, and Burns’s most recent book, The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal.
Sheila A. Smith, senior fellow for Japan studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s recent trip to Japan and U.S.-Japan relations. Smith most recently authored Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power.
Rohinton Medhora, president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and Andres Rozental, former president of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the trade relationship between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Kori Schake, deputy director-general at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, discusses the future of U.S. foreign policy and her recent Foreign Affairs article, “Back to Basics: How to Make Right What Trump Gets Wrong,” with James M. Lindsay.
Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses the recent uprisings in Venezuela with James M. Lindsay.
Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter professor emeritus of American foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with Jim Lindsay to discuss the era of peace that directly followed the Cold War. He argues this in his most recent book, The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth.
Robert Kagan joins Jim Lindsay to discuss the state of the liberal international order. Kagan is the Stephen & Barbara Friedman senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a contributing columnist at the Washington Post and the author of The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World, which was released on September 18. (This is a rebroadcast.)
Adam B. Ellick, director and executive producer of opinion video at the New York Times, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his series of documentary shorts, Operation InfeKtion, about Russian disinformation from the Cold War to Kanye.
Sue Mi Terry, senior fellow for Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the second summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
President Donald J. Trump has declared a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. James M. Lindsay previously spoke with Matt Waxman, a professor of law at Columbia Law School, about presidential emergency powers. (This is a rebroadcast.)
Lori Esposito Murray, adjunct senior fellow at CFR, discusses President Donald J. Trump's decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and the future of international nuclear competition with James M. Lindsay.
Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses the situation in Venezuela, and what the future holds, with James M. Lindsay.