Bill Burns: ‘Chaos Serves Putin’s Interest’
A veteran diplomat weighs in on Russia, Trump, and America’s place on the world stage.
"What sets us apart from lonelier powers like China and Russia is our alliances, and our capacity to build coalitions," Bill Burns tells
. "Especially at this moment on the international landscape, that matters more than ever."
"I think [Putin] set out to do several things. The first was to sow chaos in the American political system. It was a target-rich environment for him, because our own dysfunction created lots of opportunities." -- Bill Burns to