U.S.-South Korea Military Drills, Iran Nuclear Deal Diplomacy, Ukraine’s Independence Day, and More

The United States and South Korea hold joint military drills amid mounting tough rhetoric from North Korea; nuclear deal negotiations continue as Iran responds to the European Union’s most recent draft of a revived agreement; and Ukraine marks its Independence Day six months after the Russian invasion began.

August 18, 2022 — 35:10 min
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James M. Lindsay

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

Robert McMahon

Managing Editor Full Bio

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Max Boot, “Why Kyiv’s ‘Thousand Bee Sting’ Strategy is Costing Russia Dearly,” Washington Post

 

Jessica Chen Weiss, “The China Trap,” Foreign Affairs

 

Steven Cook and Martin Indyk, “The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact,” Council on Foreign Relations

 

Nicholas Pelham, “MBS: Despot in the Desert,” The Economist

 

Karim Sadjadpour, “What the U.S. Gets Wrong About Iran,” New York Times

 

Stephen Sestanovich, “Putin’s Strategy in Ukraine,” The President’s Inbox

 

Scott Snyder, “Why North Korea Might Reject Yoon Suk-yeol’s Audacious Initiative,” CFR.org

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