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Francis Fukuyama on the Nature of the Chinese Regime

On June 3, 2020 Francis Fukuyama discussed his recent essay for The American Interest, “What Kind of Regime Does China Have?“

TAI Virtual Conversation
William Kristol on Foreign Policy Bipartisanship

On June 1, 2020 The American Interest hosted a conversation with William Kristol on working toward a bipartisan U.S. foreign policy.

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“You Can’t Be Systemic Rivals on Monday and Then Go Back to Partnering for the Rest of the Week”

A leading European parliamentarian and former Chairman of Germany’s Green Party talks to TAI about China, decoupling, the COVID crisis, Hong Kong, and Transatlantic relations in the age of Trump.

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“There Is A Moral Facet to Caring About the Arts”

The director of the Phillips Collection discusses her career in the art world, how art can nourish the soul and mind, and the challenges of leading America’s first museum of modern art as it nears its centennial.

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How to Fix Globalization—for Detroit, Not Davos

The former Treasury Secretary speaks with Irwin Stelzer and Jeffrey Gedmin on China, “decoupling,” reforming capitalism, and the shape of a post-pandemic fiscal policy.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Paul Stebbins on Finding Common Ground

On May 19, 2020 Paul Stebbins joined The American Interest for a virtual discussion moderated by Craig Kennedy.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Anne Midgette on Musical Criticism

On May 18, 2020, Anne Midgette, formerly the music critic at The Washington Post, joined The American Interest for a Zoom discussion about her book, challenges women face in classical music, and her career as a critic.

TAI Virtual Conversation
Ashley J. Tellis on COVID-19 and American Hegemony

On May 15, 2020 Ashley J. Tellis joined The American Interest to discuss his recent article for the National Bureau of Asian Research—”COVID-19 Knocks on American Hegemony.”

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Abram Shulsky and Shadi Hamid on the Quest for Meaning in Politics

Liberalism seems to have spawned a set of totalizing counter-ideologies due to its very own fragmentary nature. On May 14, 2020, Abram Shulsky of the Hudson Institute and Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution joined TAI to talk about modernity, religion, and the quest for meaning.

Photo by Djurda Padejski (via Stanford.edu)
TAI Virtual Conversation
Francis Fukuyama on Political Decay in Democratic Societies

On Wednesday, May 13, TAI hosted a Zoom discussion with Francis Fukuyama about how the coronavirus might impact our politics. Due to a technical error, we were unable to stream the conversation live; the following is a transcript of the conversation as it occurred.

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