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The Future of Diverse Democracies, With Yascha Mounk

The Future of Diverse Democracies, With Yascha Mounk

April 19, 2022

Yascha Mounk, senior fellow at CFR and professor of the practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the challenges that ethnically, racially, and religiously diverse democracies face. This episode is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy.
 

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Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Yascha Mounk, The Great Experiment (2022)

 

Yascha Mounk, The People Vs. Democracy (2018)

 

Articles and Reports Mentioned

 

Dillingham Commission Reports, U.S. Senate via Hathi Trust (1911)

 

Publius Decius Mus [Michael Anton], “The Flight 93 Election,” Claremont Review of Books, September 5, 2016

The Future of NATO, With Ivo H. Daalder

The Future of NATO, With Ivo H. Daalder

April 12, 2022

Ivo H. Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what the Russian invasion of Ukraine means for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

 

Articles and Podcasts Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Ivo H. Daalder, "The Return of Containment,” Foreign Affairs, March 1, 2022

 

Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay, "Why Putin Underestimated the West," Foreign Affairs, April 7, 2022

 

Ivo H. Daalder, World Review with Ivo Daalder, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

 

Books Mentioned

 

Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay, The Empty Throne: America's Abdication of Global Leadership (2018)

 

Ivo H. Daalder, Getting to Dayton: The Making of America's Bosnia Policy (2000)

War in the Digital Age, With Audrey Kurth Cronin

War in the Digital Age, With Audrey Kurth Cronin

April 5, 2022

Audrey Kurth Cronin, distinguished professor at American University’s School of International Service and founding director of the Center for Security, Innovation and New Technology, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how technology, innovation, and social media are shaping Russia’s war in Ukraine and what it might mean for the future.

 

Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Audrey Kurth Cronin, Great Power Politics and the Struggle over Austria, 1945-1955 (1986)

 

Audrey Kurth Cronin, Power to the People: How Open Technological Innovation is Arming Tomorrow’s Terrorists (2020)

Putin’s Choices, With Michael Kimmage

Putin’s Choices, With Michael Kimmage

March 29, 2022

Michael Kimmage, professor of history at the Catholic University of America and visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the choices Russian President Vladimir Putin faces in Ukraine.

 

Articles and Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Liana Fix and Michael Kimmage, “What If Russia Loses?” ForeignAffairs.com, March 4, 2022

 

Liana Fix and Michael Kimmage, “What If Russia Makes a Deal?” ForeignAffairs.com, March 23, 2022

 

Liana Fix and Michael Kimmage, “What If Russia Wins?” ForeignAffairs.com, February 18, 2022

 

Michael Kimmage, The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy (2020)

 

Speeches and Podcasts Mentioned

 

Joe Biden, “Remarks by President Biden on the United Efforts of the Free World to Support the People of Ukraine,” Warsaw, Poland, March 26, 2022

 

Liana Fix, "Germany's Foreign Policy," The President's Inbox, February 15, 2022

The North Korea Challenge, With Scott A. Snyder

The North Korea Challenge, With Scott A. Snyder

March 22, 2022

Scott A. Snyder, senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the global implications of North Korea’s recent missile tests.

 

Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Scott Snyder, South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers (2018)

 

Articles Mentioned

 

Scott Snyder, “A ‘Political Novice’ Will Soon be in Charge of South Korean Foreign Policy,” CFR.org via Forbes, March 7, 2022

The Emerging China-Russia Alliance, With Patricia M. Kim

The Emerging China-Russia Alliance, With Patricia M. Kim

March 15, 2022

Patricia M. Kim, David M. Rubenstein fellow at the John L. Thornton China Center and the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how China views Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

 

Articles Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Yoon Suk-yeol, “South Korea Needs to Step Up: The Country’s Next President on His Foreign Policy Vision,” Foreign Affairs, February 8, 2022

 

Statements Mentioned

 

Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China on the International Relations Entering a New Era and the Global Sustainable Development, The Kremlin, February 4, 2022

Preventing a Wider European War, With Thomas Graham

Preventing a Wider European War, With Thomas Graham

March 8, 2022

Thomas Graham, distinguished fellow at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss why Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine and whether the fighting might spread beyond its borders.

 

Reports Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Thomas Graham, “Preventing a Wider European Conflict,” Council on Foreign Relations, March 8, 2022

Europe’s Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, With Matthias Matthijs

Europe’s Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, With Matthias Matthijs

March 1, 2022

Matthias Matthijs, senior fellow for Europe at CFR and associate professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how European capitals are reacting to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

 

Statements Mentioned on the Podcast

 

A French-German Initiative for the European Recovery from the Coronavirus Crisis,” Élysée, May 18, 2020

TPI Special: The War in Ukraine, With Charles A. Kupchan

TPI Special: The War in Ukraine, With Charles A. Kupchan

February 25, 2022

Charles A. Kupchan, senior fellow at CFR and professor of international affairs at Georgetown University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its sweeping ramifications for global order. 

 

Articles Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Charles A. Kupchan, “Why Putin’s War With Ukraine Is a miscalculation,” CFR.org, February 24, 2022

 

Charles A. Kupchan, “The Right Way to Split China and Russia,” Foreign Affairs, August 4, 2021

 

Books Mentioned

 

Charles A. Kupchan, Isolationism: A History of America’s Efforts to Shield Itself From the World (2020)

The U.S.-Mexico Relationship, With Shannon K. O’Neil

The U.S.-Mexico Relationship, With Shannon K. O’Neil

February 22, 2022

Shannon K. O’Neil, CFR’s vice president, deputy director of studies and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss recent developments in Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations.

 

Books Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Shannon O’Neil, Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United Staes, and the Road Ahead (2013)

 

Articles Mentioned

 

Edward Alden, “Decades Late, NAFTA’s Promise on Workers’ Rights Comes Good,” Foreign Policy via CFR.org, February 8, 2022