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Description - America and the World by Brent Scowcroft

The status of the United States as a world power, and the nature of power itself, are at a historic turning point. It is essential that we understand and adapt to the new security environment in which we find ourselves. Two of the most respected figures in American foreign policy are Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft-both former National Security Advisors under markedly different administrations. In America and the World they dissect, in spontaneous and unscripted conversations moderated by David Ignatius, the most significant foreign policy challenges facing the U. S. : the Middle East, Russia, China, Europe, the Developing World, the changing nature of power in a globalized world, and what Brzezinski has called the global political awakening. While one author is a Republican and the other a Democrat, they broadly agree on the need to adapt to a new international environment. Where they disagree, their exchanges are always both deeply informed and provocative. America and the World will define the center of responsible opinion on American foreign policy at a time when the nations decisions could determine how long it remains a superpower.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465015016
ISBN-10: 0465015018
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Brent Scowcroft

Zbigniew Brzezinski, formerly President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor, is a counsellor and trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a professor of American foreign policy at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His many books include the New York Times bestseller Second Chance, The Choice and The Grand Chessboard. He lives in Washington, DC. Brent Scowcroft is President of The Scowcroft Group, an international business and financial advisory firm. He served as National Security Advisor to both President Ford and President George H.W. Bush and the Military Assistant to President Nixon. His extraordinary twenty-nine-year military career began with graduation from West Point and concluded at the rank of Lieutenant General. He is the co-author, with former President George H.W. Bush, of A World Transformed. David Ignatius is Associated Editor and Columnist of the Washington Post.

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