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Will Donald Trump Despoil the UNGA Punchbowl?
It's UNGA week, the big party for the world's leaders as they come to NYC for the opening of the UN General Assembly. Of course, this year is marked by the fact that it's Donald Trump's first UNGA as president of the United States...and that could be the reason so many of the world's most important leaders are not attending. But plenty of folks will be watching because Trump is, after all, Trump. This week, David Sanger of the New York Times, Rosa Brooks of Georgetown University and Kori Schake of Stanford University discuss what to expect from Trump and the UN meetings with regard to Iran, North Korea, and Nikki Haley's career prospects. Join us!
Megashocker: A Normal Conversation About Policy and Politics
We go where no one else dares: To imagine a Trumpless future, a normal American president doing normal American president-y things like making domestic and foreign policy, succeeding sometimes, faltering other times and doing his best for the American people.Yes, we bring together a great group of experts to have a discussion about what the Biden Administration is likely to look like, how it will differ from the Obama years, where successes are likely and where we have concerns.Joining the conversation are Harvard University's Stephen Walt, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Ivo Daalder, former senior Obama White House staffer Dr. Kavita Patel and Ryan Goodman of NYU Law School and "Just Security."It will transport you into a world you might not have thought you'd ever see again.Join us.
First Principles: The Surprising Truth About What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans...for Better and for Worse
PulitzerPrize-winner Tom Ricks, one of America's foremost journalists and authors, has a new book called "First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country" and it could not be more timely.It challenges many assumptions about the ideas leading to America's foundings and sheds light on many of the problems we are grappling with today.Rosa Brooks of Georgetown Law Center, Ed Luce of the Financial Times, and host David Rothkopf discuss with Ricks what led him to write the book and some of its surprising, stirring and most-thought provoking revelations.Join us.
Are We Entering What Will Be the Least Festive Holiday Season in Our Lifetimes?
With COVID spiking we will pass over 450,000 dead of the pandemic within months.Hospitals and morgues are being stretched past capacity.The White House has given up doing anything about the crisis and is not helping the incoming administration prepare.Holiday plans for many Americans will no longer be able to include family gatherings or travel.The economic crisis lingers and the Trump Administration is engaged in an extraordinary and worrisome campaign of attacking our government from within.We discuss with Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurie Garrett, former senior Trump White House official Oliva Troye, and NYU Law School's Ryan Goodman as part of a special session that included live questions from our listeners.Don't miss this special episode.