Political Dysfunction and Foreign Policy

Panelists examined the effects of U.S. domestic political discord on foreign policy strength and overall standing abroad. Much of the… read more

Panelists examined the effects of U.S. domestic political discord on foreign policy strength and overall standing abroad. Much of the discussion focused on on recent debt ceiling negotiations, deficit reduction, and political unrest in both Libya and Syria. They also talked about presidential and congressional leadership, partisan politics, and the potential impact of the 2012 election campaign on U.S. foreign policy. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mauricio Cardenas Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Global Economy and Development Program
  • Fiona Hill Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->Center on the United States and Europe
  • Martin S. Indyk Vice President and Director Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Robert Kagan Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
  • Kenneth G. Lieberthal Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->Thornton (John L.) China Center
  • Thomas E. Mann Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
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Political Dysfunction and Foreign Policy

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Program ID:
301065-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 16, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2011

Airing Details

  • Aug 16, 2011 | 9:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2011 | 2:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2011 | 7:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2011 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 11:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2011 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2011 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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