Transition 2021: How Will Biden Handle Russia?

Heather A. Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss a Biden administration’s approach to U.S.-Russia relations.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Heather Conley
    Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and Director of the Europe Program; Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Stephen Sestanovich
    George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Show Notes

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, Heather A. Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss a Biden administration’s approach to U.S.-Russia relations.

U.S. Congress

Daniel Silverberg, managing director at global strategy firm Capstone and adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and Christopher Tuttle, senior fellow and director of the Renewing America Initiative at the Council, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the results of the 2022 U.S. midterm elections and its impact on U.S. foreign policy.  

Climate Change

In this special series of The President’s Inbox on climate change, Beza Tesfaye, director of Research and Learning for Migration and Climate Change at Mercy Corps and senior associate for the Project on Fragility and Mobility at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the impact of climate change in the Sahel region. This series is made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Suzanne Maloney, vice president and director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the causes and consequences of the recent protests in Iran.

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