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February 15, 2019

United States
TPI Replay: Presidential Emergency Powers With Matt Waxman

President Donald J. Trump has declared a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. James M. Lindsay previously spoke with Matt Waxman, a professor of law at Columbia Law School…

Podcast President Donald Trump declares a national emergency.

February 14, 2019

United States
President Trump’s Border Deal, Nigeria’s Presidential Election, and More

The United States could face another government shutdown, Nigeria holds a presidential election, and U.S. and North Korean officials discuss holding a second summit.

Podcast Supporters of the People's Democratic Party attend a rally in Lagos, Nigeria.

February 11, 2019

United States
The Aftermath of the INF Treaty With Lori Esposito Murray

Lori Esposito Murray, adjunct senior fellow at CFR, discusses President Donald J. Trump's decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and the future of international nucle…

Podcast A supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his portrait in Belgrade, Serbia, January 18, 2019.

February 7, 2019

Iran
Iran Commemorates 1979 Revolution, House of Commons Votes on Brexit, and More

President Hassan Rouhani commemorates Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, the United Kingdom's House of Commons votes on a new Brexit deal, and the African Union convenes in Addis Ababa.

Podcast Women gather in Tehran's Imam Hussein Square to express their support for Iran's government, January 31, 2019.

February 4, 2019

Venezuela
Developments in Venezuela With Shannon O'Neil

Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, discusses the situation in Venezuela, and what the futu…

Podcast Opposition supporters rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, February 2, 2019.

January 31, 2019

United States
U.S. State of the Union Anticipation, INF Treaty Deliberation, and More

President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union, Russia and the United States debate the future of the INF Treaty, and Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou faces legal trouble.

Podcast U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrives at the House of Representatives to deliver his 2018 State of the Union address, January 30, 2018.

January 30, 2019

Syria
Next Steps in Syria With Mona Yacoubian

Mona Yacoubian, senior advisor for Syria, Middle East, and North Africa at the United States Institute for Peace, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the Trump administration's plans to withdraw troops…

Podcast U.S. military vehicles drive through northern Syrian city of Manbij, December 30, 2018.

January 28, 2019

Donald Trump
TPI Replay: Priorities for Afghanistan with Zalmay Khalilzad

Zalmay Khalilzad, the current Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation at the State Department, recently announced a potential framework for a peace deal between the United States and Af…

Podcast A U.S. soldier keeps watch at an Afghan National Army base in Afghanistan.

January 25, 2019

United States
Presidential Emergency Powers with Matt Waxman

Matt Waxman, professor of law at Columbia Law School, sits down with James Lindsay to discuss presidential emergency powers and executive actions.

Podcast A private security guard blocks the camera to avoid being photographed at a new section of the wall in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, April 23, 2018.

January 24, 2019

Syria
UN Security Council Debates Syria, U.S.-China Trade Talks, and More

The UN Security Council debates the humanitarian crisis in Syria, U.S.-China trade talks continue in Washington, and the United States and South Korea work to renew a military cost-sharing deal.

Podcast Residents return to their villages after Kurdish fighters retake territory from the Islamic State in Ras al-Ain, May 13, 2015.