November 08, 2019

The 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with Ambassador Dan Fried

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend and Ambassador Dan Fried

Ambassador Dan Fried, Weiser Family Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the state of European and American democracy 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Reflecting on that critical juncture in history, this episode explains how 1989 shapes U.S. policy today, discusses the role of NATO expansion in U.S.-Russia relations today, and gives us a reason to be hopeful about the future of democracy in the United States and Europe.

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