Conversations
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
Reagan Roundtable
Democracy Promotion in the Age of Trump

The New Yorker’s Susan B. Glasser and TAI contributing editor David J. Kramer host a roundtable discussion with Carl Gershman, Daniel Twining, and Richard Fontaine on Reagan’s legacy and democracy promotion.

(Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
TAI Conversations
“The Roots of Trumpism Will Not Disappear So Easily”

TAI Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Gedmin speaks with Laure Mandeville of Le Figaro about long-term threats to American democracy.

“The Great Rapprochement” (Wikimedia Commons)
A Conversation with Andrew Roberts
Breakfast with a Brexiteer

Historian Andrew Roberts speaks with TAI about leadership—and the case for a no-deal Brexit.

Ilya Repin, “Reply of the Zaparozhian Cossacks” (Wikimedia Commons)
A Conversation with Boris Akunin
“Such a System is Chemically Incompatible with Democracy”

A bestselling crime writer in exile discusses why he left Moscow, how fiction and history shed light on Putin’s Russia, and why implementing democracy in Russia is still an uphill battle.

(Wikimedia Commons)
TAI Conversations
Facing East, from the West: A Conversation with Finland’s President

TAI editor-in-chief Jeffrey Gedmin speaks with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.

Office of the President of Estonia
TAI Conversations
Facing East, from the West: A Conversation with Estonia’s President

TAI editor-in-chief Jeffrey Gedmin speaks with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid.

Wikimedia Commons
TAI Conversations
The Last Man and the Future of History

TAI Chairman Francis Fukuyama looks back on his famous essay thirty years later—and looks ahead to the challenges facing the West tomorrow.

“Man, Controller of the Universe” by Diego Rivera (Wikimedia Commons)
TAI Conversations
Comfort in Chaos

A Silicon Valley pioneer talks populism and technology.

TAI Conversations
A Century of European, German, and Jewish History

A 97-year-old literature scholar talks to TAI about Germany and the Jews, democracy and autocracy, and his never-ending love affair with fiction.

“Fight Between a Tiger and a Buffalo”, Henri Rousseau, 1908
A Conversation with Ilya Novikov
The Rule of Law in the Russian Jungle

Despite pleading for clemency by Ukrainians with ties to Vladimir Putin, Russian courts have extended the arrest of Ukrainian seamen captured in the Kerch Strait late last year. TAI recently sat down with Ilya Novikov, a human rights lawyer representing one of the captive sailors, to talk about the case—and about how Russia’s corrupt legal system functions. Our thanks to the Free Russia Foundation for organizing the interview.

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