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Follies and Fiascoes: Why Does US Foreign Policy Keep Failing?

23 April 2014

Time: 5:30pm - 6:45pm

When the Cold War ended, the United States was in a remarkable position of primacy: far and away the world's most powerful country. Yet it was also on good terms with most of the world's major powers. Despite these advantages, its foreign policy record since then is mostly one of disappointments and sometimes costly failures. Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professsor of International Affairs, looks at the recurring weaknesses of American foreign policy.

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