James M. Lindsay
In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Lemmon start off the summer with a list of books that they will be reading in the weeks ahead. Listen in for recommendations from their reading lists.
Code Girls, by Liza Mundy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy
I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, by Souad Mekhennet
"Halt and Catch Fire" on AMC
"Berlin Station" on EPIX
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, by Sam Quinones
Redeployment, by Phil Klay
"All Things Considered," produced by BBC Wales
Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department, by Dean Acheson
Profiles in Courage, by John F. Kennedy and Ted Sorenson
Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, by Mark Bowden
"Dunkirk," dir. Christopher Nolan (U.S. release date: July 21, 2017)
The United States assumes the presidency of the UN Security Council, with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield newly confirmed as the U.S. permanent representative to ...
The COVID-19 death toll approaches five hundred thousand in the United States. Also, President Biden formally rejoins the Paris Agreement on climate and addresses wo...
Defense ministers of NATO countries meet virtually to discuss withdrawing from Afghanistan; the UN Security Council debates the war in Yemen following the Biden admi...
Former President Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment trial begins in the Senate, Myanmar faces the fallout of a military coup, and the United States extends the New...
Tension between China and Taiwan builds, Antony Blinken begins his first week as President Biden’s secretary of state, and governments race to procure the COVID-19 v...
President Biden’s cabinet nominees face Senate confirmation hearings, Greece and Turkey resume maritime border talks, and the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear...
U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment reverberates in Congress, Washington braces for President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration amid increased security ...
Americans face the fallout—at home and abroad—from violent pro-Trump riots that shook the U.S. Capitol and Democrats narrowly gain control of the Senate after runoff...
The Climate Ambition Summit 2020 is held virtually five years after the Paris Agreement, the state of Georgia begins early voting in its Senate runoff, and Tunisia m...