Blinken’s China Strategy Speech, Colombia’s Presidential Election, and More

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveils the Biden administration’s China strategy, Colombians go to the polls for a presidential election, and Foreign Affairs magazine debuts its first podcast.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
  • Robert McMahon
    Managing Editor

Show Notes

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveils the Biden administration’s China strategy, Colombians go to the polls for a presidential election, and Foreign Affairs magazine debuts its first podcast.

 

Articles and Speeches Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Antony Blinken, “The Administration’s Approach to the People’s Republic of China,” delivered at The George Washington University, May 26, 2022

 

Deborah Elms, “IPEF: The Party Few Wanted to Attend,” Asian Trade Centre, May 23, 2022

 

Stephen Kotkin, “Russia’s Perpetual Geopolitics,” Foreign Affairs (May/June 2016)

 

Julie Turkewitz, “Will Colombia Elect Its First Leftist Leader?” New York Times, May 26, 2022

 

Podcasts Mentioned

 

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, The Foreign Affairs InterviewForeign Affairs

 

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan and Stephen Kotkin, “What Putin Got Wrong About Ukraine, Russia, and the West,” The Foreign Affairs Interview, May 26, 2022

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