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Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns and former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes join Andrea Mitchell to talk about Biden's next steps on Iran and Russia.

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Analysis & Opinions - MSNBC

'Back on center stage globally': Fmr. foreign policy officials on Biden's agenda

| Feb. 19, 2021

Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns and former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes join Andrea Mitchell to talk about Biden's next steps on Iran and Russia. Burns says that Biden's "speech today at the Munich Security Conference has put the United States squarely back on center stage globally."

"Stop The Steal" protest: Trump supporters storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021 (Washington DC, USA).

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Analysis & Opinions - Amnesty International

Recovering Basic Social Trust

| Feb. 05, 2021

Hate speech, racism, and a divided society. Former US President Donald Trump left behind many problems that a new human rights policy has to face. A conversation with the German-American political scientist Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook. [translated from German; interview in German]

 

Nicholas Burns on MSNBC

MSNBC

Analysis & Opinions - MSNBC

Amb. Nick Burns: Biden's State Dept. visit 'a powerful signal of his support' for diplomacy

| Feb. 04, 2021

 

Ambassador Nicholas Burns, former top official and ambassador at the State Department, joins Andrea Mitchell today ahead of President Biden's visit to the State Department where he plans to deliver a speech laying out his immediate foreign policy agenda. Amb. Burns says. "I think President Biden's visit to the State Department today is a powerful signal of his support for the United States building up its capacity in diplomacy which we didn't see under four years of Donald Trump."

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook on Das Erste

Das Erste

Analysis & Opinions - ARD Online

Donald Trump's Final Days: Can a Change of Power Succeed Without Further Violence?

| Jan. 18, 2021

Storming the Capitol, shaking democracy - how dangerous are the days ahead of the transition of power for the United States? And even if Trump leaves the Oval Office, will he remain an eternal divider? Does the poison of his lies continue to have an effect in America, and does it perhaps continue to serve as a model for populists abroad? [translated from German, interview in German]

US President Donald Trump looks on after talking to the press before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on July 19, 2019, in Washington, DC.

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Analysis & Opinions - CNN

Trump has trashed America's most important alliance. The rift with Europe could take decades to repair

| Jan. 16, 2021

The presidency of Donald Trump has left such a wretched stench in Europe that it's hard to see how, even in four years, Joe Biden could possibly get America's most important alliance back on track.

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Analysis & Opinions - Deutschlandfunk Nova

Biden's Foreign Policy Team: Historically diverse and committed to Europe

| Nov. 24, 2020

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, commented on President-elect Joe Biden's nominations in foreign policy and national security. (Beginning at 23:00 mark. Article in German)

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The State of the State Department and Transatlantic Diplomacy

| Nov. 16, 2020

WorldBoston’s annual State of the State Department is a high-level event serving as an annual occasion to assess the strength of a critical instrument in the pursuit of U.S. national interest, within a policy context. In addition to critically evaluating the current state of the State Department, we look at U.S. diplomacy through the lens of the transatlantic relationship. Ambassador Nicholas Burns is joined by E.U. Ambassador to the U.S. Stavros Lambrinidis to discuss the dynamic between the State Department and transatlantic diplomacy.