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The Weaponization of the Dollar

March 20, 2024 • 10:00 – 10:30 am EDT
Paper Soldiers

For decades the U.S. Treasury Department has used the American dollar as a weapon to shape U.S. policy. However, in an era of rising authoritarian actors set out to undermine democracies, can the United States, and its currency, survive the latest threats?

With over a decade of firsthand reporting, Senior Washington Correspondent for Bloomberg News Saleha Mohsin joins us Kathleen McInnis to talk about her new book Paper Soldiers: How the Weaponization of the Dollar Changed the World Order.

This episode is made possible through general support to Smart Women, Smart Power.

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Welcome to the U.S., EU Ambassador Neliupšienė!

Kathleen McInnis sits down with the new Ambassador of the European Union to the United States Jovita Neliupšienė. The pair discusses the war in Ukraine, including Ukraine's membership to the EU, plus her role in Lithuania facing economic coercion from China, and much more.

Contact Information

  • Alexis Day
  • Program Manager and Research Associate, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative and Outreach Manager, International Security Program.
Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative