Martin Indyk, executive vice president of the Brookings Institution, offers his take on a broad spectrum of foreign policy issues, including peace in the Middle East, the liberal international order, and his own journey in foreign affairs leadership and policymaking. He also discusses the contours of an “Obama doctrine” in foreign policy, and whether the next president will bring continuity or change.
Also in this podcast: an economic update from David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, who talks about wages. Also hear Philippe Le Corre, visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe, discuss his forthcoming book “China’s Offensive in Europe.”
Thanks to audio engineer and producer Zack Kulzer, with editing help from Mark Hoelscher, plus thanks to Carissa Nietsche, Bill Finan, Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, Brionne Smith, and our intern Sarah AbdelRahim.
[On COP 24 U.N. climate negotiations] In some ways, the biggest challenge in Katowice is just going to be the sheer amount of text that'll be produced.