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Book Launch--<i>America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order</i>

With the authors Jonathan Clarke, Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute;Former Guest Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Stefan Halper, Senior Fellow and Director, Atlantic Studies Program, Centre for International Studies, Cambridge University. Commentary will be provided by James Mann, Senior Writer-in-Residence, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; author, Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet

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Jun. 22, 2004
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Book Launch--<i>America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order</i>

"Halper and Clarke have crafted an engrossing tale about the roots and impact of neo-conservatives on American policy. The book is must reading not only for what it says about how they did it, but also for documenting the paucity – in the U.S. government and beyond – of meaningful debate about the potential risks as well as benefits of mounting 'preventive' war in response to the events of September 11, 2001."
- Chester A. Crocker, Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and James R. Schlesinger Professor of Strategic Studies, Georgetown University

Jonathan Clarke is a former career diplomat in the British Diplomatic Service from 1972-1992 with foreign assignments in Germany, Zimbabwe, and the United States. He has written widely on issues of foreign policy and international security including After the Crusade: American Foreign Policy for the Post Superpower Age (with James Clad) (1995).

Stefan Halper has worked as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate and on the White House staff for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He has also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State from 1981-1984. He has written widely for newspapers and has more recently served as the Contributing Diplomatic Editor to The American Spectator. He also has extensive experience as the host of syndicated radio and television programs.

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The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting Europe’s relations with the rest of the world through scholars-in-residence, seminars, international conferences and publications. These programmatic activities cover wide-ranging topics include: European energy security, the role of the European Union and NATO, democratic transitions, and counter-terrorism, among others. The program also investigates comparatively European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including migration, global governance, and relations with Russia, China and the Middle East.  Read more

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