World Affairs

The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose

April 1, 2009  • Kurt Campbell and Jonathon Price

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This book is a collection of papers prepared for the 2008 summer Aspen Strategy Group conference on The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose. These chapters represent a thorough accounting of the capabilities and limitations of the key organizations—diplomatic, military, financial, and intelligence—that American policymakers rely upon to address global challenges.