Money, War, and 2012



I enjoyed this ten minute discussion with ThomsonReuters Global Editor-at-Large Chrystia Freeland at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, organized each year by The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute.

Our discussion ranged from the high stakes political standoff over raising the federal debt limit as well as jobs and economic policies to the new Obama course on the Afghanistan War.

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Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs. More

Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.

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