The Back Channel

Former US Ambassador William Burns, now president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace after a thirty-three-year diplomatic career, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode. They discuss his vast work with foreign entities such as Russia and Iran, everything that went right and wrong, and what he thinks of the current state of foreign affairs. In addition, Yahoo News' own Alex Nazaryan talks about his new book, The Best People, which focuses on those who have come and gone in the Trump administration.

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