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The U.S.-China Rivalry, With David Shambaugh

The U.S.-China Rivalry, With David Shambaugh

January 26, 2021

David Shambaugh, Gaston Sigur professor of Asian studies, political science, and international affairs and director of the China Policy Program at George Washington University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss China’s growing power and ambition across the globe. Shambaugh’s most recent book is Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia.

Transition 2021: What Awaits Biden on Capitol Hill?

Transition 2021: What Awaits Biden on Capitol Hill?

January 19, 2021

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, Algene T. Sajery, founder and chief executive officer of Catalyst Global Strategies, and Christopher M. Tuttle, managing director at the Council, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what challenges the incoming Biden administration will likely face in Congress.

Transition 2021: How Will Biden Manage COVID-19?

Transition 2021: How Will Biden Manage COVID-19?

January 12, 2021

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, Thomas J. Bollyky, director of the global health program and senior fellow for global health, economics, and development at CFR, and Jennifer Nuzzo, CFR senior fellow for global health, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the incoming Biden administration’s likely approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transition 2021 Replay: Biden’s CIA Director Nominee on U.S. Diplomacy

Transition 2021 Replay: Biden’s CIA Director Nominee on U.S. Diplomacy

January 11, 2021

President-Elect Joe Biden recently nominated Ambassador William J. Burns to serve as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In June of 2019, Ambassador Burns and James M. Lindsay discussed American diplomacy and international cooperation in the age of America first on The President’s Inbox.

 

Ambassador William J. Burns is the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a former deputy secretary of state, and author of the book, The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal(This is a rebroadcast.)

 
Transition 2021: What Will Biden’s Trade Policy Look Like?

Transition 2021: What Will Biden’s Trade Policy Look Like?

January 5, 2021

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, Edward Alden, CFR’s Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow specializing in U.S. economic competitiveness, trade, and immigration policy, and Jennifer Hillman, senior fellow for trade and international political economy at CFR, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the incoming Biden administration’s likely approach to trade policy.