America’s role in protecting the global order

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One.

Senior Fellows E.J. Dionne and Robert Kagan discuss America’s evolving but essential role in the liberal world order, the strength of democracy around the globe, and Kagan’s new book “The Jungle Grows Back.”

Also in this episode, Andre Perry describes some of the factors that affect black female candidates’ electoral success.

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The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World

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Analysis of black women’s electoral strength in an era of fractured politics

Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Camilo Ramirez, Emily Horne, and our interns Tim Madden and Churon Bernier.

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