May 22, 2020

Reflecting on Five Years in the U.S., with Finnish Amb. Kirsti Kauppi

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend and Amb. Kirsti Kauppi

Kirsti Kauppi joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss her time as Finland’s Ambassador to the United States, Finland’s response to COVID-19, and more. Amb. Kauppi has been in her current post since 2015. She previously served as Director General of Political Affairs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.

  • Commentary
    • National Endowment for Democracy
    • May 26, 2020
    Converging Chinese and Russian Disinformation Compounds Threat to Democracy

    In recent weeks the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) propaganda and disinformation blitz around COVID-19 has drawn increasing attention, and with good reason. In addition to pr...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & David Shullman

  • Podcast
    • May 15, 2020
    Putin’s 20 Years in Power, with Mike Carpenter

    Mike Carpenter joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss lessons learned from Vladimir Putin’s time in office, how Putin views the United States, and more. Dr. C...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Mike Carpenter

  • Podcast
    • May 8, 2020
    Britain's Post-COVID Foreign Policy with Edward Ferguson

    Edward Ferguson joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the United Kingdom’s COVID-19 response, post-pandemic foreign policy, and more. Ferguson is the Ministe...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Edward Ferguson

  • Commentary
    • Foreign Policy
    • May 8, 2020
    A Strongman Brand Others Can Emulate

    For the past 20 years, Putin has been driven principally by his desire to maintain power. To this end, he has weakened the state, eliminated competition, and personalized Russ...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

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