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In the ‘America First’ Era, Can The U.S. Lead The World? 8

As the world grapples with the scale and severity of the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump has both pointed fingers at and asked for help from the W.H.O., China and international industry. Ambassador Nicholas Burns served as U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and U.S. Ambassador to NATO under President George W. Bush. He’s now professor of diplomacy and international relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about strategies to align the world in the battle for collective public health. His essay in Foreign Affairs is “How to Lead in a Time of Pandemic.”