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The President’s Inbox podcast examines the foreign policy challenges facing the United States. Each week, CFR’s James M. Lindsay sits down with experts to discuss pressing topics like trade, immigration, China, climate change, and much, much more.

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The President’s Inbox podcast examines the foreign policy challenges facing the United States. Each week, CFR’s James M. Lindsay sits down with experts to discuss pressing topics like trade, immigration, China, climate change, and much, much more.

    The World Health Organization, With Stewart M. Patrick

    The World Health Organization, With Stewart M. Patrick

    Stewart M. Patrick, CFR’s James H. Binger senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, discusses with James M. Lindsay how the World Health Organization works.

    • 32 min
    Modi’s India Under Lockdown, With Alyssa Ayres

    Modi’s India Under Lockdown, With Alyssa Ayres

    Alyssa Ayres, CFR senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the effects of the coronavirus on India’s 1.3 billion people.Read “A Field Guide to U.S.-India Trade Tensions” on CFR.org.

    • 33 min
    Navigating the Global Era, With Richard Haass

    Navigating the Global Era, With Richard Haass

    Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the challenges the United States faces in an increasingly interconnected world. Haass’s most recent book, The World: A Brief Introduction, comes out today.

    • 32 min
    Epidemics in World History, With Frank M. Snowden

    Epidemics in World History, With Frank M. Snowden

    Frank M. Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick professor emeritus of history and history of medicine at Yale University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how epidemics have shaped world history. Snowden’s most recent book, which was released in October 2019, is Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present.

    • 36 min
    U.S. Global Leadership Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, With Philip H. Gordon

    U.S. Global Leadership Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, With Philip H. Gordon

    Philip H. Gordon, CFR’s Mary and David Boies senior fellow in U.S. foreign policy, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss whether the United States should do more internationally to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Read Gordon’s article “‘America First’ Is a Dangerous Fantasy in a Pandemic: Foreign Aid and Global Leadership Will Be Integral to Any Solution” on ForeignAffairs.com.

    • 29 min
    The United States, China, and the Coronavirus, With Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

    The United States, China, and the Coronavirus, With Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

    Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, China reporter for Axios, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the state of U.S.-China relations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
427 Ratings

427 Ratings

BGreig3 ,

Council on Anti-USA and Anti-Trump Rants

Council on Anti-USA and Anti-Trump Rants

As someone who has traveled throughout the USA and the world, I don’t recognize the USA you pretend to present.

We don’t need your tired old rants. Wake-up, the world has changed and we are not going back to your failed ideas.

You act like a mouthpiece for the CCP and DNC.

Please add balanced perspective to your discourse. You are careening left in a country and world that are centrist-right.

Rrfrakes ,

In depth analysis + nose whistle.

This podcast takes what would normally be a 5 minute part of "the world next week" podcast and elaborated upon. Ideas and issues presented are fully discussed. Good show. Minus one star for audible nose-whistle.

Toledo4563 ,

Tough to Beat This

So nice to hear measured, informed debate. If I had to recommend one podcast to listen to about foreign policy related issues, this would be it.

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