National Security

The World Turned Upside Down: Maintaining American Leadership in a Dangerous Age

November 16, 2017  • Aspen Strategy Group

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Aspen Policy Books is a series of annual publications on the United States’ most pressing foreign policy and national security issues. In 2017, the Aspen Strategy Group examined the future of the liberal world order. The papers in this volume outline the history and importance the system of institutions and normative values that have underpinned the international system since the end of WWII. They also highlight some of the key threats to this order that have emerged over the past several years and endeavor to provide practical recommendations for meeting these challenges.

Authors include: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen E. Biegun, Richard Danzig, John Deutch, John Dowdy, Michèle A. Flournoy, Michael Froman, Stephen Hadley, Christopher Kirchhoff, Anja Manuel, Condoleezza Rice, Carla Anne Robbins, David E. Sanger, David Shambaugh, Dov S. Zakheim, and Philip Zelikow.

On December 11, 2017 the Aspen Strategy Group hosted the publication event for this book at DLA Piper’s Washington D.C. office. Several prominent figures in national security, many of whom contributed chapters to the book, spoke at the event. See video clips below for complete coverage.