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James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Council on Foreign Relations

James M. Lindsay
James M. Lindsay is senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where he oversees the work of the more than six dozen fellows in the David Rockefeller Studies Program. He is a leading authority on the American foreign policymaking process and the domestic politics of American foreign policy.

Seven Movies Worth Watching About 9/11

Some of these films are fictional. Others are inspired by, or based on, actual events. Each tries to provide insight into what the events of that day unleashed.


Remembering The Ones Memorial Day Honors

Here are stories of five who received the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for bravery, for making the ultimate sacrifice.


5 Big National Security Questions for 2016

U.S. policymakers and triggerpullers will confront a long list of foreign policy challenges around the world.


What Isolationists? Poll Finds Americans Like Air Strikes

The latest poll from the Pew Research Center finds an American public shifting its tone on intervention, much like the 1999 strikes against Serbia once did. By James M. Lindsay