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The Road to a COVID-19 Vaccine, WIth Luciana L. Borio

The Road to a COVID-19 Vaccine, WIth Luciana L. Borio

September 29, 2020

Luciana Borio, vice president of In-Q-Tel and senior fellow for global health at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the process of developing and distributing a coronavirus vaccine.

Grand Strategy and An Open World, With Rebecca Lissner

Grand Strategy and An Open World, With Rebecca Lissner

September 22, 2020

Rebecca Lissner, assistant professor in the Strategic and Operational Research Department at the U.S. Naval War College, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how the United States might revamp its foreign policy. Lissner recently coauthored, with CFR senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper, An Open World: How America Can Win the Contest for Twenty-First-Century Order.

Pushing Back Against Beijing, With Aaron L. Friedberg

Pushing Back Against Beijing, With Aaron L. Friedberg

September 15, 2020

Aaron L. Friedberg, professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how the United States should respond to China’s growing strength and ambition. Read Friedberg’s article "An Answer to Aggression: How to Push Back Against Beijing" on ForeignAffairs.com.

The Belarus Protests, With Stephen Sestanovich

The Belarus Protests, With Stephen Sestanovich

September 8, 2020

Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the political protests in Belarus.

Shinzo Abe’s Resignation, With Sheila A. Smith

Shinzo Abe’s Resignation, With Sheila A. Smith

September 1, 2020

Sheila A. Smith, senior fellow for Japan studies at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the consequences of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to step down. Smith most recently authored Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power.