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January 16, 2018

United States
Richard N. Haass on Trump's First Year

Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, joins James M. Lindsay to assess President Donald J. Trump's first year in office.

Podcast 20180116_TPI

October 23, 2019

United States
The Big Red Button

A U.S. president can launch a first-strike nuclear attack at any time and, according to the law, does not need to seek advice first. Some experts think that’s too much power to put in one person’s ha…

Podcast The Big Red Button

August 15, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
TWNW Presents: Back-to-School Reading Special

In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re …

Podcast Afghan boys reading inside a mobile library bus in Kabul, Afghanistan.

June 25, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
Kissinger’s Foreign Policy, With Winston Lord

Former CFR President Winston Lord sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss his time working with Henry Kissinger. From 1970 to 1973, Lord served as Kissinger’s special assistant while Kissinger was…

Podcast Xi Jinping and Henry Kissinger shaking hands

November 1, 2018

Elections and Voting
The U.S. Holds High-Stakes Midterm Elections, and Iran Faces New Sanctions

The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

Podcast A woman arrives at a polling station as the early voting for midterm elections started in Texas, October 22, 2018.

October 6, 2017

Donald Trump
U.S.-Cuba Ties

CFR's Carla Anne Robbins joins Robert McMahon to examine President Donald Trump's foreign policy on Cuba.

Podcast 20171006_TPI_CUBA

December 1, 2016

United States
The President's Inbox: Defense

In this episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Carla Anne Robbins examine President-Elect Donald Trump's defense priorities. 

Podcast A U.S. soldier  shields himself from the rotor wash of a Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

April 26, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Security and Politics in Central Africa

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Richard Moncrieff and EJ Hogendoorn of the International Crisis Group. The podcast addresses some of the many political and security…

Podcast Protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

January 13, 2017

United States
The President's Inbox: Inauguration Day

CFR President Richard N. Haass, Director of Studies James M. Lindsay, and CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon examine the world that President-Elect Donald Trump will inherit on Inauguration Day.

Podcast President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wave to the crowds during the 58th U.S. Presidential Inauguration.

September 8, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: 9/11

In this special edition, CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay, CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon, and Adjunct Senior Fellow Carla Anne Robbins examine the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 at…