Ours is a distressed planet it appears we can no longer manage or lead. Our traditional alliances are in tatters. Our relationship with China has worsened. The summit with North Korea has failed. We have withdrawn from agreements made by previous administrations. Russia has advanced its game plan. Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass tells Jim he sees little hope in reversing a downward spiral.
Conversations with Jim Zirin is a talk show designed to illuminate the news by taking the time required to understand and interpret national and world events. The series features high-profile guests from the worlds of politics, law, business, foreign relations, national security, counterterrorism, media, lifestyles, literature, the arts, and the military. The series is hosted by Jim Zirin, a leading litigator and contributor to major publications including Forbes, the Daily Beast, the Nation, The Times of London and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of two books, The Mother Court — Tales of Cases That Mattered in America’s Greatest Trial Court, and Supremely Partisan—How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court. Jim served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York in the Criminal Division under the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau.
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