James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair 

Episode Guests

Rajan Menon

Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in Political Science, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York

Stephen Sestanovich

George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Show Notes

In this special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with two experts with different views on how the United States should handle its foreign policy challenges. This week, he discusses Russia with Rajan Menon, a professor at the Powell School at the City College of New York, and Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies.


Read Lindsay’s takeaways from their conversation and find further readings on his blog, The Water’s Edge.


The special Election 2020 episodes of The President’s Inbox are made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.