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Stephen Sestanovich

Stephen Sestanovich is a professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and the author of Maximalist: America in the World From Truman to Obama.

What's at Stake at the Trump-Putin Summit

Presidents Trump and Putin have little to show for their rapport so far. Their summit will not be seen as a success without fresh approaches to issues from arms control to election tampering.


The President Is Preventing the Foreign-Policy Debate America Needs To Have

He promised to do both more and less abroad, but his frequent reversals and missteps are derailing efforts to choose one path.