Leading from behind: Third time a charm?

Tags: Owen Harries, Tom Switzer

25 June 2013

Time: 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Location: Lowy Institute for International Policy, 31 Bligh St, Sydney

The National InterestIn his reluctance to brandish America’s global leadership credentials at every turn, President Barack Obama is tapping into an important strain of American history. In a new article in The American Interest, Owen Harries and Tom Switzer argue that it might help Washington learn the wisdom of great power prudence and humility in an increasingly post-American era.

Owen Harries is a Visiting Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy and editor emeritus of leading Washington-based foreign policy quarterly, The National Interest.

Tom Switzer is a research associate at the US Studies Centre and editor of the Centre’s online journal, American Review, as well as the Australian edition of The Spectator.

This was a Lowy Institute for International Policy event. 

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Switzer

Donald Trump transitions to President Trump

Senior fellow Tom Switzer discusses the early days of President-Elect Trump with Channel 7 Sunrise.


Planet America

The latest from Planet America

Catch up with ABC TV's Planet America, hosted by Centre research associate John Barron and watch recent episodes with Brendon O'Connor, David Smith and Gorana Grgic.


Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

Join our mailing list   Follow us on Facebook   Watch us on YouTube   Join the conversation on Twitter
Connect with us on LinkedIn   View our photos on Flickr   See what we're up to on Instagram   Subscribe to our RSS feeds