Amanpour and Company

William Burns on American Diplomacy

Clip: 03/19/2019 | 2m 17s Video has closed captioning.

As two leaders seen to spurn traditional alliances, President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, meet at the White House, veteran US diplomat and former Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, discusses the value of diplomacy. It’s a case he makes in his new book “The Back Channel,” tracing his involvement in some of the most consequential events in recent history.

Aired: 03/19/19

Rating: NR

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