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Each week until the Iowa caucuses, host James M. Lindsay will discuss a major foreign policy challenge with two experts who disagree over how the United States should respond to it. Subscribe to hear debates about the U.S. role in the world, how the United States should handle a rising China, and more.

This project was made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 

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James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair Full Bio
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Admiral William H. McRaven, professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, discusses the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, Innovation and Na...

Admiral William H. McRaven, professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, discusses the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, Innovation and Na...

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Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United State...

Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United State...

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Sarah B. Snyder, associate professor at American University’s School of International Service, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. human rights policy an...

Sarah B. Snyder, associate professor at American University’s School of International Service, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. human rights policy an...

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Jerome A. Cohen, adjunct senior fellow for Asia Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent protests throughout Hong Kong.

Jerome A. Cohen, adjunct senior fellow for Asia Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent protests throughout Hong Kong.

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Ambassador William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss American diplomacy, internationa...

Ambassador William J. Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss American diplomacy, internationa...

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Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, and James M. Lindsay discuss the...

Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, and James M. Lindsay discuss the...

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Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay India’s recent revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy. ...

Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay India’s recent revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s autonomy. ...

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Ray Takeyh, senior fellow for Middle East studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the rising tensions between Iran and the United States.

Ray Takeyh, senior fellow for Middle East studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the rising tensions between Iran and the United States.

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Paul J. Angelo, fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the causes and repercussions of migration from the Northern Triangle countri...

Paul J. Angelo, fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the causes and repercussions of migration from the Northern Triangle countri...

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Sebastian Mallaby, senior fellow for international economics at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent selection of Boris Johnson as British prime minister,...

Sebastian Mallaby, senior fellow for international economics at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent selection of Boris Johnson as British prime minister,...

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