The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

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As civil wars continue to loom in the Middle East, conflict brews in Africa, and Cuba balances on the precipice of a new era, the United States may be at a turning point in its foreign relations.


Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and assistant secretary of defense in the Clinton administration

Richard Perle, former chairman of the Defense Policy Board (2001-2003) and assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration



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