9 episodes

A World of Worry: Major Challenges in American Foreign Policy Stanford

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    1. World of Worry Lecture 1 (March 29, 2012)

    1. World of Worry Lecture 1 (March 29, 2012)

    Frank Fukuyama focuses on the last decade and how the United States has experienced times of difficulty that were not forecasted by most political analysts. He describes the starting point of this decline as September 11 attacks and looks at the foreign policy that has gone along with this time period. (March 29, 2012)

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    2. World of Worry Lecture 2 (April 6, 2012)

    2. World of Worry Lecture 2 (April 6, 2012)

    Martha Crenshaw discusses the work that has been done by the Obama administration, in the realm of counterterrorism. She details the progress that has been made over the last four years and gives an idea of where the current administration is headed and what the outlook is for the future of America and terrorism. (April 6, 2012)

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    3. World of Worry Lecture 3 (April 13, 2012)

    3. World of Worry Lecture 3 (April 13, 2012)

    Larry Diamond discusses democracy and the role it plays in American foreign policy. He tries to show the American model of spreading democracy from many different points of view. He is one of the leading researches and experts in the field of American democracy and foreign policy. (April 13, 2012)

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    4. World of Worry Lecture 4 (April 20, 2012)

    4. World of Worry Lecture 4 (April 20, 2012)

    David Holloway discusses some of America's foreign policy. More specifically he looks at how American foreign policy is positioned to reduce the threat of nuclear warfare or nuclear threats of any kind. (April 20, 2012)

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    5. World of Worry Lecture 5 (May 3, 2012)

    5. World of Worry Lecture 5 (May 3, 2012)

    Karl Eikenberry provides incredible insight into some of the threats that the US currently faces in its relationships with Afghanistan and other Middle Eastern countries. (May 3, 2012)

    • 1 hr 45 min
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    6. World of Worry Lecture 6 (May 10, 2012)

    6. World of Worry Lecture 6 (May 10, 2012)

    Thomas Fingar gives a lecture on the rise of China as a global power of the past three decades. He looks at the effect this has had and is having on American foreign policy in addition to detailing some of the problems that it could pose to America in the future. (May 10, 2012)

    • 1 hr 43 min

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