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The President's Inbox, a Council on Foreign Relations podcast hosted by James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon, examines challenges awaiting the next U.S. president. Tune in each Thursday to hear Lindsay, McMahon, and a rotating panel of CFR experts discuss trade, immigration, Russia, China, and more.

The President's Inbox, a Council on Foreign Relations podcast hosted by James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon, examines challenges awaiting the next U.S. president. Tune in each Thursday to hear Lindsay, McMahon, and a rotating panel of CFR experts discuss trade, immigration, Russia, China, and more.
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The President's Inbox, a Council on Foreign Relations podcast hosted by James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon, examines challenges awaiting the next U.S. president. Tune in each Thursday to hear Lindsay, McMahon, and a rotating panel of CFR experts discuss trade, immigration, Russia, China, and more.

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Episodes

Julia Ioffe on What Vladimir Putin Wants

2/15/2018
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The Atlantic's Julia Ioffe joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss Russian president Vladimir Putin's political goals.

Duration:00:32:24

Andrew Zimbalist on Costs of the Olympics

2/6/2018
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Andrew Zimbalist, the Robert A. Woods professor of economics at Smith College, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the political and economic costs of hosting the Olympics.

Duration:00:27:30

Stephen Hadley on America's Place in the World

2/1/2018
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Stephen J. Hadley, former national security advisor to President George W. Bush, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss the U.S. role in today's world order.

Duration:00:42:21

Max Boot on Lessons of History and Edward Lansdale

1/25/2018
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CFR's Max Boot joins James M. Lindsay to discuss his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.

Duration:00:34:09

Richard N. Haass on Trump's First Year

1/16/2018
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Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, joins James M. Lindsay to assess President Donald J. Trump's first year in office.

Duration:00:45:21

Philip Gordon and Ray Takeyh on Iran

1/10/2018
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CFR's Philip Gordon and Ray Takeyh join James M. Lindsay to discuss political unrest in Iran and the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Duration:00:42:11

Michael O'Hanlon on U.S. Defense Policy

1/5/2018
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Michael O'Hanlon, the Brookings Institution's senior fellow for foreign policy, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the Trump administration's defense policy.

Duration:00:41:55

Adam Segal on Information Operations

12/21/2017
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CFR's Adam Segal joins James M. Lindsay to discuss information operations and cybersecurity.

Duration:00:33:21

Elliott Abrams on Jerusalem's Status

12/14/2017
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CFR's Elliott Abrams joins James Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine President Donald J. Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Duration:00:29:43

Reuben Brigety on Security in Africa

12/7/2017
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CFR's Reuben Brigety and Robert McMahon examine African peace and security issues.

Duration:00:31:48

Lisa Monaco on Threats to U.S. Homeland Security

11/30/2017
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New York University School of Law's Lisa Monaco joins CFR's Robert McMahon to discuss the threats facing U.S. homeland security.

Duration:00:38:59

Ambassador Nicholas Burns on U.S. Diplomacy

11/17/2017
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Ambassador Nicholas Burns joins CFR's James M. Lindsay to discuss the state of U.S. diplomacy under the Donald J. Trump administration.

Duration:00:36:57

Presidential War Powers

11/9/2017
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CFR's John B. Bellinger III joins James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine the Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Duration:00:46:30

Protecting Sovereignty

11/3/2017
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CFR's Stewart M. Patrick joins Robert McMahon to discuss sovereignty and U.S. interests.

Duration:00:35:44

Kurdish Independence

10/26/2017
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CFR's Steven A. Cook joins Robert McMahon to examine the Kurdish movement for independence.

Duration:00:27:35

State of the U.S. Air Force

10/13/2017
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Colonel George "Marty" Reynolds joins James M. Lindsay to examine the state of the U.S. Air Force.

Duration:00:26:10

U.S.-Cuba Ties

10/6/2017
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CFR's Carla Anne Robbins joins Robert McMahon to examine President Donald Trump's foreign policy on Cuba.

Duration:00:32:35

Making Use of Intelligence

9/29/2017
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CFR's Michael Dempsey joins James Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine the U.S. intelligence community's role in maintaining national security.

Duration:00:31:25

Energy and Geopolitics

9/22/2017
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CFR's Meghan O'Sullivan joins James M. Lindsay to examine the impact of energy on U.S. foreign policy.

Duration:00:36:19

Disaster Resilience

9/12/2017
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Stephen Flynn, founding director of Northeastern University's Global Resilience Institute and former CFR fellow, joins Robert McMahon to discuss U.S. disaster resilience.

Duration:00:33:20