Book Discussion on Difficult Transitions
Kurt Campbell and James Steinberg talked about their book Difficult Transitions: Foreign Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential… read more
Kurt Campbell and James Steinberg talked about their book Difficult Transitions: Foreign Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential Power (Brookings Institution Press; November 1, 2008). In the book the authors show how factors such as campaign promises, personnel issues, and a president’s developing relationship with Congress all present serious challenges to early establishment of effective foreign policy.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made opening remarks. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Madeleine K. Albright Member Center for a New American Security->Board of Directors
- Kurt M. Campbell Co-Founder and CEO Center for a New American Security
- James B. Steinberg Dean University of Texas at Austin->LBJ School of Public Affairs
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