314Jan 30, 2013
U.S. Role in Syria
Foreign policy specialists talked about the civil war in Syria and the role the U.S. should play. This event is being hosted by the McCain Institute, which is named after Senator McCain (R-AZ) ...
366Nov 27, 2012
Syrian Civil War and U.S. Policy
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy talked about U.S. policy toward Syria and its ongoing civil war. They argued for a more pro-active role for the U.S. in ...
614Oct 1, 2012
Global Role of the U.S. President
Panelists discussed three broad topics regarding the role of the U.S. president in world: declining American influence, the resilience of the liberal international order, and the rise of new major ...
588Mar 15, 2012
National Security Agenda
Defense and foreign policy scholars discussed the U.S. national security agenda in the Middle East, North Africa and the Asia Pacific regions and the role of national security issues in the 2012 ...
851Mar 12, 2012
Book Discussion on Bending History
Robert Kagan moderated a discussion with the three co-authors of Bending History: Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy. They talked about President Obama’s foreign policy successes and ...
1,662Feb 16, 2012
Q&A with Robert Kagan
Robert Kagan discussed his book, The World America Made, in which he asserts that the contemporary international world order was created almost entirely by American power and influence after ...
410Aug 16, 2011
Political Dysfunction and Foreign Policy
Panelists examined the effects of U.S. domestic political discord on foreign policy strength and overall standing abroad. Much of the discussion focused on on recent debt ceiling negotiations, ...
338Dec 22, 2010
U.S. Defense Budget
Brookings Institution scholars talked about the need to reduce the U.S. defense budget, and its impact on the national debt and national security. Topics included weapons modernization and ...