Transition Tracker: Restore American Leadership to Address Transnational Threats

January 15, 2009

In this week’s transition podcast, Carlos Pascual, vice president and director of Foreign Policy at Brookings, discusses transnational threats—terrorism, climate change, global poverty and more—that President-elect Obama will face when he takes office in less than a week. Former presidential speech writer Stephen Hess chats with Politico Senior Editor David Mark about what Obama needs to accomplish in his inaugural address.