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Do US Presidents Matter?

Chatham House, London

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Transcript - Professor Joseph Nye
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Transcript Q&A - Professor Joseph Nye
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Participants

Professor Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard University
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House

Overview

Joseph Nye will discuss the foreign policy decisions of US presidents in the 20th century, examining the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. He will ask whether structural forces made the rise of American primacy inevitable, and what the answer says about presidential leadership in this century.