Charles Kupchan – The U.S. Exits the World Stage



On July 9 Ian spoke with Charles Kupchan, who was director of European Affairs on the National Security Council during the Clinton Administration and spent the last 3 years as Special Assistant to President Obama for National Security. They discussed the much-anticipated meeting between Putin and Trump that was conducted in secret without Trump’s National Security Advisor or his National Security Council’s Russian-speaking expert present. What does the meteoric fall of the U.S. under Donald Trump from the world power that dominated the G-20 to something of a joke on the world stage mean?

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