The coronavirus has starkly illustrated how the internal governance of nation states matters to international affairs. So after years of American retreat from promoting democracy and human rights around the world, how should a new administration return to supporting the core transatlantic values that have long underpinned our security and prosperity? Greg and Susan talk to the author of a new George W. Bush Institute report, Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, her colleague Lindsay Lloyd, and Dan Baer, US ambassador to the OSCE under the Obama administration.
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Senior Fellow, Europe Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Fellow, Human Freedom, George W. Bush Institute
The Bradford M. Freeman Director of the Human Freedom Initiative, George W. Bush Institute
Executive Director, Institute of Current World Affairs
Journalist, author of Russians: The People Behind the Power
Director, Transatlantic Democracy Working Group
Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States
The Cable is produced by Rebecca Picard
Lead image credit: By Narih Lee – This is What Democracy Looks Like, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=55259361