Should the United States Do Less Overseas?

In the first episode of our special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, Karen Donfried and Christopher A. Preble join host James M. Lindsay to discuss whether the United States should scale back its role in the world.

November 5, 2019 — 45:40 min
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Host

James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair Full Bio

Episode Guests

Karen Donfried

President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Christopher A. Preble

Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute

Show Notes

In this special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with two experts with different views on how the United States should handle its foreign policy challenges. This week, he discusses the U.S. role in the world with Karen Donfried, president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and Christopher A. Preble, vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute.

 

Read Lindsay’s takeaways from their conversation and find further readings on his blog, The Water’s Edge.

 

The special Election 2020 episodes of The President’s Inbox are made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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