As the leadership in China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Myanmar, and even the US State Department has recently shifted, former Aspen Strategy Group Director and current Assistant Secretary of State Kurt M. Campbell returned to the institute for a roundtable discussion. The New York Times' David Sanger moderated the session entitled "US Asia Policy: The Path Ahead".
While the previous two presidential debates focused primarily on domestic issues, Monday night’s final debate will spotlight foreign policy and national security exclusively.
The question of whether United States is in decline has pervaded panels all week at the Institute’s Ideas Festival, and was particularly prominent in a lively discussion between Harvard Kennedy School professor Nicholas Burns, Brookings Inst
On March 20, Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Advisor and author of the recently released Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power, came to the Institute’s Washington Ideas Roundtable Series to offer his seasoned perspective on Iran, China, Israel, oil prices, and how the world has changed since the days of global hegemons. Although the discussion was steeped in history, it was firmly forward-looking, with Brzezinski offering diagnoses and prescriptions to keep America a power player in global affairs.