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The President's Inbox

Council on Foreign Relations

The President's Inbox, a Council on Foreign Relations podcast hosted by James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon, examines the foreign policy challenges facing President Donald J. Trump. Hear what issues are topping the forty-fifth president’s inbox, what...Show More

29:56 | Oct 1st

Charles Edel and John Lee, senior fellows at the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the state of the U.S.-Australia alliance. Edel and Lee recently co-authored "The future of the US-Australi...Show More

29:50 | Sep 24th

Admiral William H. McRaven, professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, discusses the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, Innovation and National Security: Keeping Our Edge, with James M. Lindsay. The report outlines a strat...Show More
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25:31 | Sep 19th

Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United States and Russia. Read “The Return of Doomsday: The New Nuclear Arms Race—and How Washing...Show More

25:17 | Sep 10th

Sarah B. Snyder, associate professor at American University’s School of International Service, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. human rights policy and her most recent book, From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed ...Show More

30:30 | Sep 4th

Jerome A. Cohen, adjunct senior fellow for Asia Studies at CFR, discusses with James M. Lindsay the recent protests throughout Hong Kong.
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