Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is Fired

CFR's Stephen Sestanovich and Paul Stares join James M. Lindsay to discuss Rex Tillerson's firing and other planned personnel changes within the Trump administration.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
  • Stephen Sestanovich
    George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • Paul B. Stares
    General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action

Show Notes

CFR's Stephen Sestanovich and Paul Stares join James M. Lindsay to discuss Rex Tillerson's firing and other planned personnel changes within the Trump administration.

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Miriam Elder, the Edward R. Murrow press fellow at CFR, and Carla Anne Robbins, a senior fellow at CFR and co-host of CFR’s The World Next Week podcast, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss where the war between Russia and Ukraine is headed as it enters its third year. 

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Kat Duffy, a senior fellow for digital and cyberspace policy at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the capacity of the U.S. government to lead in creating a framework for regulating artificial intelligence (AI). 

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