February 14, 2020

The Career Diplomat with William J. Burns

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend and William J. Burns

William J. Burns, President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Deputy Secretary of State, joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the past, present, and future of American diplomacy. He tells them, "Our capacity to draw on alliances and mobilize coalitions sets us apart from lonelier powers like China or Russia."

  • Podcast
    • April 16, 2021
    NATO, China, and Russia: A Balancing Act? with Sara Bjerg Moller and Ian Brzezinski

    Sara Bjerg Moller and Ian Brzezinski join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the future of NATO and its ability to balance security challenges from both China a...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Sara Bjerg Moller & Ian Brzezinski

  • Commentary
    • Foreign Policy
    • April 8, 2021
    It’s Still Hard to Be America’s Ally

    The drive to enshrine a U.S. foreign policy for the American middle class may, in particular, pose new dilemmas for long-term allies....

    By Richard Fontaine

  • Podcast
    • April 6, 2021
    Russia's Military Buildup on the Ukrainian Border, with Maxim Samorukov and Michael Kofman

    What is motivating Russia's recent military buildup on the Ukrainian border? On April 6, 2021, Maxim Samorukov and Michael Kofman joined Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Maxim Samorukov & Michael Kofman

  • Commentary
    • American Purpose
    • April 5, 2021
    Grooming Autocrats

    America’s increasing focus on rivalry with China ensures that U.S. Africa policy will continue to be viewed, at least in part, through a China lens....

    By David Shullman & Patrick Quirk

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