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Foreign Policy and the Next U.S. Administration

Foreign Policy and the Next U.S. Administration

This video was recorded at MIT World Series - Starr Forum. After tuning in closely to the presidential campaign, these panelists don't discern worlds of difference in the candidates' approaches to foreign policy. But the speakers convey key concerns and offer words of advice to the next U.S. president. Barry Posen is interested in the future of U.S. grand strategy, by which he means our plan for achieving and maintaining security and power. Thus far, says Posen, both presidential candidates "largely share the same view on U.S. grand strategy," which is very expansive, with "a long, global agenda for U.S. security goals." Both sides agree on the continued struggle against terror, containment of rogue states, and a commitment to the spread of democracy. Their disagreements are "tactical,... Show More


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