Charles A. Kupchan, CFR senior fellow and professor of international affairs at Georgetown University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the long history of American efforts to avoid foreign entanglements. Kupchan’s newest book, Isolationism: A History of America’s Efforts to Shield Itself From the World, hit bookstore shelves earlier this month.
Margaret MacMillan, professor of history at the University of Toronto, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how war has shaped culture and society throughout history. MacMillan’s new book, War: How Conflict Shaped Us, hit bookstore shelves earlier this month.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of American University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how the world can prepare for future public health emergencies. Burwell recently co-chaired the CFR Independent Task Force report “Improving Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons From COVID-19.”
Daniel Yergin, a leading authority on energy, international politics, and economics, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the changing face of global power dynamics. Yergin’s most recent book, The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations, recently hit bookstore shelves.