Michael Kimmage on the Western Ideals That Once Shaped America
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Michael Kimmage, the author of The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy.
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Michael Kimmage specializes in the history of the Cold War, in twentieth-century U.S. diplomatic and intellectual history and in U.S.-Russian relations since 1991. From 2014 to 2016, he served on the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, where he held the Russia/Ukraine portfolio.