After Words with Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft

The authors of America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign Policy (Basic Books; September 8, 2008) talked about… read more

The authors of America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign Policy (Basic Books; September 8, 2008) talked about their book. They discussed the current and future state of American foreign policy and presented their thoughts on a range of topics, including Iran, Russia, China, and the War in Iraq. David Ignatius moderated, as he moderated the conversations earlier in the year that inspired the book. 

Zbigniew Brzezinski was the national security adviser to former President Jimmy Carter. He is the author of numerous books, including Second Chance: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Superpower. He is currently an International Studies professor at Johns Hopkins University and a counselor and trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Brent Scowcroft was the national security adviser to former Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush as well as military assistant to former President Richard Nixon. Mr. Scowcroft is the co-author of A World Transformed with former President George H.W. Bush. He is currently president of the Scowcroft Group, a financial advisory firm.

David Ignatius is a columnist for The Washington Post. He was formerly a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and executive editor of the International Herald Tribune. Mr. Ignatius is the author of several novels, including Body of Lies and Agents of Innocence. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 20, 2008
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Aug 19, 2009

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