After Words with Robert Kagan
Robert Kagan talked about his book The Return of History and the End of Dreams, published by Knopf. In his book he argues that the… read more
Robert Kagan talked about his book The Return of History and the End of Dreams, published by Knopf. In his book he argues that the international stability predicted after the end of the Cold War did not emerge and that instead there is now a contest for power between liberal democracies, autocratic governments, and radical Islamists. The guest interviewer was Cliff May, president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Robert Kagan is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, and a columnist for The Washington Post. He is also the author of A Twilight Struggle: American Power and Nicaragua, 1977-1990, and editor, with William Kristol, of Present Dangers: Crisis and Opportunity in American Foreign and Defense Policy. Kagan served in the State Department from 1984 to 1988.
Clifford May, president of The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, was previously associate editor of The Rocky Mountain News and a reporter for The New York Times. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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