May 9 • 36M

The Epic Failures of US Foreign Policy (Robert Wright & Jeffrey Sachs)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

00:49 America’s missed opportunity to create a peaceful post-Cold-War world
8:09 The moment US foreign policy went off track
14:19 Why didn’t the West invest in Russia’s post-Cold War recovery?
22:18 The foreign policy Blob’s continuity across presidential administrations
30:01 Has the American journalism gotten worse in recent decades?

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia, The End of Poverty, The Ages of Globalization). Recorded May 01, 2023.

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