27:49 | Feb 26th
Sue Mi Terry, senior fellow for Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the second summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
29:51 | Feb 15th
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, about presidential emergency powers. (This is a r...Show More
27:30 | Feb 11th
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 nuclear competition with James M. Lindsay.
29:03 | Feb 4th
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 future holds, with James M. Lindsay.
29:06 | Jan 30th
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 from Syria.
35:10 | Jan 28th
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 Afghantistan. James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon sat...Show More
34:22 | Dec 6th, 2018
This week, Jim Lindsay discusses the global #MeToo movement with Rachel Vogelstein and Meighan Stone. Vogelstein is the Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at CFR. Previously, she was the director of poli...Show More
28:17 | Oct 18th, 2018
Sherri Goodman, a senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and senior advisor for international security at the Center for Climate and Security, talks with James M. Lindsay about water crises and how they affect ...Show More
34:47 | Oct 11th, 2018
Dina Smeltz, senior fellow of public opinion and foreign policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss American attitudes toward foreign policy.
33:48 | Oct 4th, 2018
CFR's Shannon O'Neil and Edward Alden join James M. Lindsay to discuss the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, now renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
37:26 | Sep 27th, 2018
Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance (IIGG) Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the impact of the United Nations General...Show More
39:39 | Sep 20th, 2018
Aaron Stein, resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, and Steven Heydemann, the Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professor in Middle East Studies at Smith College and nonresident senior fellow in the Center f...Show More
32:35 | Sep 12th, 2018
Sebastian Mallaby, the Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics at CFR and a contributing columnist for the Washington Post, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the collapsing currency valuations in places like Turkey, Argentina, and S...Show More
34:56 | Aug 29th, 2018
Adam Tooze, the Shelby Cullom Davis chair of history at Columbia University and director of the European Institute, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss how the 2008 financial crisis affected the world in the years that followed.
33:41 | Aug 29th, 2018
Susanne Brooks, director of U.S. climate policy and analysis for the Environmental Defense Fund’s global climate program, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss how the United States is confronting climate change.
32:58 | Aug 9th, 2018
Christine Fair, associate professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and expert on South Asian political and military affairs, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss Pakistan’s July 25 election and incoming Prime Minist...Show More
39:13 | Jul 26th, 2018
Michael McFaul, director and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and former U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the fraught relatio...Show More
41:12 | Jul 3rd, 2018
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, executive editor of Foreign Affairs and author of The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945–1947, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the lasting legacy of former U.S. general, secretary of state, and secretary of d...Show More
40:12 | Jun 29th, 2018
Henri Barkey, senior fellow for Middle East studies at CFR and former member of the State Department Policy Planning Staff, and Steven Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at CFR, join James Lindsay to discuss ...Show More
42:52 | Jun 19th, 2018
The Brookings Institution's Célia Belin, an expert on transatlantic relations and U.S. foreign policy toward Europe, and Alina Polyakova, an expert on European politics and far-right populism and nationalism, join James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S.-Eur...Show More
45:41 | Jun 13th, 2018
Aaron L. Friedberg, an expert on the international relations of Asia and professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the emerging U.S.-China strategic rivalry, the Trump administration's ...Show More
27:52 | Jun 8th, 2018
Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and senior fellow for Latin America studies at CFR sits down with James M. Lindsay to talk about the upcoming presidential election in Mexico and what it might mean for U.S.-Mexico relati...Show More
33:34 | Jun 1st, 2018
Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), discusses autonomous weapons and the changing nature of warfare with CFR's James M. Lindsay.
41:33 | Mar 1st, 2018
Fredrik Logevall, the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of History, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to examine the lessons of the Vietnam War.
14:26 | Jun 15th, 2017
This is a bonus segment from our summer reading special on our sister podcast, The World Next Week. On this part of the show Bob, Jim, and guest host Gayle Lemmon offer summer reading recommendations for White House staffers. You can find the full sh...Show More
37:45 | Apr 11th, 2017
George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon in examining President Donald J. Trump's options on North Korea's nuclear weapons program.