Transition 2021: What Foreign Policy Challenges Await President-Elect Biden?

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, CFR President Richard Haass assesses the world that President-Elect Biden will inherit. Haass’s most recent book is The World: A Brief Introduction.

November 10, 2020 — 33:21 min
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James M. Lindsay

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

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Richard Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations

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, CFR President Richard Haass assesses the world that President-Elect Biden will inherit. Haass’s most recent book is The World: A Brief Introduction.

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