The President’s Inbox
Transition 2021: How Will Biden Handle China?

Transition 2021: How Will Biden Handle China?

November 24, 2020

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, Elizabeth C. Economy, senior fellow for China studies at CFR and senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and Adam Segal, CFR’s Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss a Biden administration’s approach to U.S.-China relations.

 
Transition 2021: Can Biden Repair America’s Alliances?

Transition 2021: Can Biden Repair America’s Alliances?

November 17, 2020

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, CFR’s Senior Fellow for Europe, Matthias Matthijs, and Senior Fellow for Japan studies, Sheila A. Smith, assess the prospects for repairing America’s relations with allies in Europe and Asia.

Transition 2021: What Foreign Policy Challenges Await President-Elect Biden?

Transition 2021: What Foreign Policy Challenges Await President-Elect Biden?

November 10, 2020

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, CFR President Richard Haass assesses the world that President-Elect Biden will inherit. Haass’s most recent book is The World: A Brief Introduction.

Shifting Power in Asia, With Hervé Lemahieu

Shifting Power in Asia, With Hervé Lemahieu

November 3, 2020

Hervé Lemahieu, director of the Asian Power and Diplomacy Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how political and economic influence is shifting among states in Asia. Lemahieu leads the team responsible for the Institute’s annual Asia Power Index, a data-driven assessment that maps the changing distribution of power in Asia.