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The American Ambassadors Live! Podcast (previously called CAA Live!) invites foreign policy experts and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their perspectives on critical international issues.Disclaimer:Views expressed on this program are solely those of individual members and should not be construed as those of the Council of American Ambassadors, executive leadership, membership as a whole, or individuals or organizations that provide financial support to the Council of American Ambassadors.

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The American Ambassadors Live! Podcast (previously called CAA Live!) invites foreign policy experts and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their perspectives on critical international issues.Disclaimer:Views expressed on this program are solely those of individual members and should not be construed as those of the Council of American Ambassadors, executive leadership, membership as a whole, or individuals or organizations that provide financial support to the Council of American Ambassadors.

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Great resource

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This podcast is an invaluable resource on US foreign policy. Ambassadors give an inside look into US diplomacy and provide unique perspectives on historical and present day topics in international affairs. Get an IR education in a podcast!

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4 Ratings
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4
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Great resource

By SouthernTierNewYork - May 24 2018
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This podcast is an invaluable resource on US foreign policy. Ambassadors give an inside look into US diplomacy and provide unique perspectives on historical and present day topics in international affairs. Get an IR education in a podcast!
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American Ambassadors Live! Podcast

Latest release on Sep 03, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Ambassador Michael McFaul discusses why Putin isn't more afraid of the U.S.

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Ambassador James Rosapepe interviews Ambassador Michael McFaul about Russia and Vladimir Putin.

Aug 15 2017

8mins

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Rank #2: Ambassador Roger Noriega: An Overview of Latin America

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Ambassador Roger Noriega discusses Latin America at the Council of American Ambassadors' Spring conference, "Global Tour d'Horizon." Ambassador Noriega is a former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemispheres and former ambassador to the Organization of American States. He is currently a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. The presentation was moderated by Senior Vice President of CAA, Ambassador G. Philip Hughes.

May 23 2018

42mins

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Rank #3: Estonia And Lithuania CAA Mission Report with Ambassadors Aldona Wos and John Maisto

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In this special CAA Live! episode, podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe sits down with Ambassadors Aldona Wos and John Maisto on the heels of CAA's latest overseas fact-finding mission to Estonia, Lithuania and Poland. The ambassadors talk about their meetings with officials in Estonia and Lithuania and topics like Russian threats in the Baltics, cyber-security, the role of NATO, and the desire for an American presence in the Baltics.

Dec 04 2018

32mins

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Rank #4: Ecuador, Politics and the Coronavirus with Ambassador Richard Holwill

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American Ambassadors Live! welcomes to the podcast Richard Holwill, former U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador. Ambassador Holwill discusses Ecuador, the history of its politics, and the dire situation the country finds itself in since the coronavirus outbreak with podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe.

Apr 22 2020

29mins

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Rank #5: Tour D'Horizon with Ambassador Frank G. Wisner

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Ambassador Frank G. Wisner presented a "Tour D'Horizon" at the Council of American Ambassadors' Fall Conference Potpourri of Diplomacy. He spoke to the world's most pressing foreign affairs issues including religious fundamentalism and power dynamics in the Middle East. Ambassador Wisner served as Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Under Secretary of State for International Security Affairs, Ambassador to India, Ambassador to Egypt and Ambassador to Zambia. CAA President Timothy A. Chorba introduced Ambassador Wisner and moderated the ensuing Q&A session.

Nov 13 2018

49mins

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Rank #6: Argentina's elections and its divided Congress with Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

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(Part two of a two-part interview) Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne joins American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador G. Philip Hughes for a discussion surrounding Argentina's recent election results, it's divided Congress, and it's economic standing. Ambassador Wayne served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Argentina. This podcast was recorded on November 8, 2019.

Nov 20 2019

18mins

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Rank #7: Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak in Mexico with Ambassador Martha Barcena

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Ambassador Martha Barcena joined American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe for a discussion on the COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico and the government's response. Martha Barcena is Mexico's Ambassador to the United State. She previously served as Mexico's Ambassador to Denmark, Turkey and as Permanent Representative to the United Nations Agencies.

May 14 2020

34mins

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Rank #8: The Last Palace with Ambassador Norman Eisen

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In Ambassador Norman Eisen's new book, The Last Palace, he depicts five characters who have witnessed Europe's turbulent century from the setting of the "last palace" in Prague. Ambassador Eisen talks with CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe about one of the most important characters in the book, his mother. His mother, who was born in Czechoslovakia and survived Auschwitz during the Holocaust, played an important role for Ambassador Eisen during his ambassadorship to the Czech Republic from 2011 to 2014.

Oct 29 2018

7mins

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Rank #9: Dr. Steven A. Cook on Turkey's Pivotal Regional Role

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Dr. Steven A. Cook discusses Turkey's pivotal regional role at the Council of American Ambassadors' Spring conference, "Global Tour d'Horizon." Dr. Cook is the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. The presentation was moderated by Ambassador William C. Eacho and followed with a Q&A session.

May 22 2018

45mins

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Rank #10: NATO and Romania with Ambassador Alfred Moses

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Ambassador Alfred Moses joins CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss Romania's pathway to NATO membership. Ambassador Moses served as U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 to 1997. He recently authored Bucharest Diary: Romania's Journey from Darkness to Light.

Sep 21 2018

10mins

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Rank #11: Daniel Patrick Moynihan - U.S. Senator

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In this episode, CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe interviews Toby Freilich, a co-producer and co-director of Moynihan, the first feature-length film about Daniel Patrick Moynihan's life of public service. They discuss his term in the United States Senate, specifically his predictions of the Soviet Union breakup. breakup of the Soviet Union.

Dec 21 2018

11mins

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Rank #12: Jewish Emigration from Romania to Israel with Ambassador Alfred Moses

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Ambassador Alfred Moses joined CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to describe efforts in the 1970s and 1980s helping Jews living in an oppressive communist regime in Romania emigrate to Israel. Ambassador Moses served as U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 to 1997. He recently authored Bucharest Diary: Romania's Journey from Darkness to Light.

Sep 19 2018

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Rank #13: U.S.-Turkey Relations with Dr. Nicholas Danforth

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Dr. Nicholas Danforth spoke to U.S.-Turkey relations at the Council of American Ambassadors Fall Conference, Potpourri of Diplomacy. Dr. Danforth is senior policy analyst for the Bipartisan Policy Center's national security program. He has written widely about Turkey, U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East for publications including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera and Foreign Affairs. CAA member Ambassador Stuart Bernstein introduced Dr. Danforth and moderated the ensuing Q&A session.

Nov 30 2018

27mins

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Rank #14: Daniel Patrick Moynihan - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

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In this episode, CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe interviews Toby Freilich, a co-producer and co-director of Moynihan, the first feature-length film about Daniel Patrick Moynihan's life of public service. They discuss Senator Moynihan's assignment as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and share recorded clips from some of his most famous UN speeches.

Dec 21 2018

15mins

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Rank #15: Africa's Response to COVID-19 with Ambassador Michelle Gavin

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Guest Ambassador Michelle Gavin joins American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe for a discussion on the COVID-19 outbreak in Africa, a wide variety of government responses, and international support. Ambassador Gavin served as U.S. Ambassador to Botswana during the Obama Administration and currently serves as Senior Fellow for Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Apr 30 2020

29mins

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Rank #16: Daniel Patrick Moynihan - U.S. Ambassador to India

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In this episode, CAA Live! host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe interviews Toby Freilich, a co-producer and co-director of Moynihan, the first feature-length film about Daniel Patrick Moynihan's life of public service. Ambassador Rosapepe and Ms. Freilich review Senator Moynihan's first diplomatic assignment as U.S. Ambassador to India, appointed by President Richard Nixon.

Dec 21 2018

10mins

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Rank #17: Ambassador C. Donald Johnson on Post-World War II Economic Institutions

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In this episode, Ambassador C. Donald Johnson joins CAA Live! host Ambassador Rosapepe to discuss international economic institutions at the end of World War II. Ambassador Johnson recently authored The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America. He is the Director Emeritus of the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and a former United States Trade Representative.

Jun 01 2018

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Rank #18: Lost and Found in Spain with Susan Solomont

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Susan Solomont, author of Lost and Found in Spain: Tales of an Ambassador's Wife, joined podcast host Sheilah Kast to discuss her new book and experiences in Spain with her husband and Obama appointee to Spain, Ambassador Alan Solomont. Susan left her career for a three-and-a-half year tour in Madrid and discovered her own voice and unique role at the embassy empowering professional business women in Spain.

Jun 12 2019

34mins

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Rank #19: Robert Mugabe and Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa with Ambassador Tom McDonald

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During his appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Tom McDonald had over two dozen meetings with former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Ambassador McDonald joins American Ambassadors Live! Podcast host Ambassador Philip Hughes to discuss the life of Robert Mugabe, what Zimbabwe was like under his rule, and the differences and similarities between Mugabe and the country's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Sep 26 2019

29mins

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Rank #20: FDR, Indochina and the United Nations with Ambassador William vanden Heuvel

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Former Deputy U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations William vanden Heuvel joined the American Ambassadors Live! Podcast with host Ambassador Jim Rosapepe to discuss fascinating historical accounts of Indochina in the 1950's, the development of the United Nations and President Franklin Roosevelt's decision-making during World War II. Ambassador vanden Heuvel is a founder of the Council of American Ambassadors and recently authored Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times.

Jul 25 2019

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