Q&A with Derek Leebaert

Derek Leebaert spoke about his book, Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy from Korea to Afghanistan, as well as… read more

Derek Leebaert spoke about his book, Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy from Korea to Afghanistan, as well as American foreign policy and the leaders who shaped it. He also talked about “the six illusions of foreign policy” listed in his book, which focused on the timing of decisions and leadership styles.

Mr. Leebaert has been a professor at Georgetown for 15 years and is currently a partner at MAP AG, a Swiss management consulting firm. He is author of To Dare and to Conquer: Achilles to Al Queda (2006) and The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Shapes Our World (2002). close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 7, 2010
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Nov 8, 2010

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  • Nov 07, 2010 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 07, 2010 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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