After Words with Robert Merry

Mr. Merry was interviewed by Mr. Ullman about his critique of U.S. foreign policy titled Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the… read more

Mr. Merry was interviewed by Mr. Ullman about his critique of U.S. foreign policy titled Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global Ambition, published by Simon and Schuster. Topics included post-Cold War military strategy, humanitarian interventionism, two conflicting views of history, President Bush’s Iraq policy, and Islam.

President and publisher of Congressional Quarterly, Mr. Merry is a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, where he covered national politics, Congress, and the White House. He is also the author of Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop - Guardians of the American Century.

Harlan Ullman is a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and a fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Ullman completed over 150 combat missions and patrols in Vietnam and later commanded a destroyer in the Persian Gulf. He is also principal author of the doctrine of “shock and awe,” since adopted by the Pentagon. Mr. Ullman is a columnist for the Washington Times, and his books include Unfinished Business: Afghanistan, the Middle East and Beyond and Finishing Business: Ten Steps to Defeat Global Terror. close

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  • Robert W. Merry President and Publisher Congressional Quarterly
  • Harlan K. Ullman Senior Adviser Center for Strategic and International Studies->International Security Program

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After Words with Robert Merry

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Program ID:
187459-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 03, 2005 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2005 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 03, 2005 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2005 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2005 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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