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The President's Inbox

By Council on Foreign Relations

Each episode of The President’s Inbox explores a foreign policy challenge facing the United States.

  1. 1.
    Transition 2021: How Will Biden Handle China?11/24/2020
    33:19
  2. 2.
    Transition 2021: Can Biden Repair America’s Alliances?11/18/2020
    43:16
  3. 3.
    Transition 2021: What Foreign Policy Challenges Await President-Elect Biden?11/11/2020
    33:24
  4. 4.
    Shifting Power in Asia, With Hervé Lemahieu11/04/2020
    28:22
  5. 5.
    The History of U.S. Isolationism, With Charles A. Kupchan10/27/2020
    31:59
  6. 6.
    War, Culture, and Society, With Margaret MacMillan10/20/2020
    35:44
  7. 7.
    Preparing for the Next Pandemic, With Sylvia Mathews Burwell10/13/2020
    30:35
  8. 8.
    Energy, Geopolitics, and the Global Map, With Daniel Yergin10/06/2020
    30:16
  1. 9.
    The Road to a COVID-19 Vaccine, WIth Luciana L. Borio09/29/2020
    32:15
  2. 10.
    Grand Strategy and An Open World, With Rebecca Lissner09/22/2020
    37:25
  3. 11.
    Pushing Back Against Beijing, With Aaron L. Friedberg09/16/2020
    36:16
  4. 12.
    The Belarus Protests, With Stephen Sestanovich09/08/2020
    30:32
  5. 13.
    Shinzo Abe’s Resignation, With Sheila A. Smith09/01/2020
    31:59
  6. 14.
    The Israel-UAE Peace Deal, With Martin S. Indyk08/25/2020
    32:43
  7. 15.
    The Impact of Women in Political Power, With Rachel B. Vogelstein08/18/2020
    33:42
  8. 16.
    The History of U.S. Foreign Policy, With Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick08/11/2020
    32:27
  9. 17.
    The Rohingya Refugee Crisis, With Meenakshi Ganguly08/04/2020
    29:23
  10. 18.
    The Consequences of Human Trafficking, With Jamille Bigio07/29/2020
    33:31
  11. 19.
    China’s Uighurs, With Gulchehra Hoja07/21/2020
    25:16
  12. 20.
    Hong Kong Under China’s National Security Law, With Victoria Tin-bor Hui07/14/2020
    29:39
  13. 21.
    Global Challenges and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy, With Ambassador Frank G. Wisner07/07/2020
    29:33
  14. 22.
    The China Challenge, With Nick Schifrin06/30/2020
    33:29
  15. 23.
    Israel’s Possible Annexation of the Jordan Valley, With Martin S. Indyk06/23/2020
    28:42
  16. 24.
    The Changing Landscape of Domestic Terrorism, With Bruce Hoffman06/16/2020
    31:51
  17. 25.
    The Future of American Alliances, With Mira Rapp-Hooper06/09/2020
    32:47
  18. 26.
    The State of the Special Relationship, With Ambassador Dame Karen Pierce DCMG06/02/2020
    23:58
  19. 27.
    The World Health Organization, With Stewart M. Patrick05/26/2020
    32:20
  20. 28.
    Modi’s India Under Lockdown, With Alyssa Ayres05/19/2020
    33:50
  21. 29.
    Navigating the Global Era, With Richard Haass05/12/2020
    32:56
  22. 30.
    Epidemics in World History, With Frank M. Snowden05/05/2020
    36:23
  23. 31.
    U.S. Global Leadership Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, With Philip H. Gordon04/28/2020
    29:57
  24. 32.
    The United States, China, and the Coronavirus, With Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian04/21/2020
    28:40
  25. 33.
    The Coronavirus’s Impact Throughout Africa, With Michelle D. Gavin04/14/2020
    29:53
  26. 34.
    The Coronavirus in the Middle East, With Steven A. Cook04/07/2020
    29:51
  27. 35.
    The Instability of Global Supply Chains in a Pandemic, With Shannon K. O’Neil04/01/2020
    30:33
  28. 36.
    The Russian-Saudi Oil Price War, With Amy Myers Jaffe03/24/2020
    30:49
  29. 37.
    The Coronavirus Pandemic, With Tom Bollyky03/17/2020
    30:56
  30. 38.
    The Fate of Germany’s Leadership, With Constanze Stelzenmüller03/10/2020
    31:32
  31. 39.
    The Rise of Digital Dictators, With Andrea Kendall-Taylor03/06/2020
    29:27
  32. 40.
    Should the United States Leave Afghanistan?02/25/2020
    45:56
  33. 41.
    TPI Replay: Should the United States Do Less Overseas?02/11/2020
    46:21
  34. 42.
    What Should U.S. Policy Toward China Be?02/04/2020
    50:26
  35. 43.
    Should the United States Rethink Its Relationship with Saudi Arabia?01/28/2020
    46:06
  36. 44.
    The Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan, With Tom Bollyky and Yanzhong Huang01/22/2020
    32:12
  37. 45.
    Should the United States Spend Less on Defense?01/14/2020
    44:28
  38. 46.
    The Killing of Qasem Soleimani01/07/2020
    43:18
  39. 47.
    Should the United States Rethink Its Nuclear Weapons Policies?12/17/2019
    49:05
  40. 48.
    What Would a Smart Immigration Policy Look Like?12/10/2019
    50:56
  41. 49.
    Should the United States Pursue the Israeli-Palestinian Two-State Solution?12/03/2019
    46:36
  42. 50.
    Should the United States Rethink Its Trade Policy?11/26/2019
    53:19
  43. 51.
    Should the United States Rethink Its Russia Policy?11/19/2019
    44:47
  44. 52.
    Should the United States Maintain Maximum Pressure on Iran?11/12/2019
    49:25
  45. 53.
    Should the United States Do Less Overseas?11/05/2019
    45:44
  46. 54.
    The Coming Climate Disruption, With Alice C. Hill10/29/2019
    31:52
  47. 55.
    The Do-or-Die Brexit Deal, With Sebastian Mallaby10/22/2019
    30:42
  48. 56.
    The Turkish Invasion of Northern Syria, With Henri J. Barkey and Steven A. Cook10/15/2019
    32:43
  49. 57.
    The History of U.S.-Ukraine Relations, With Stephen Sestanovich10/08/2019
    28:58

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