The Empty Throne

Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay took a critical look at the Trump administration’s efforts to reduce America’s decades-long leadership role in the world.

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    Ivo H. Daalder, James M. Lindsey
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The Empty Throne

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2018 | 9:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2018 | 7:11am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 11, 2018 | 9:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2018 | 6:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2018 | 7:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
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