PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite


Democratic Internationalism: An American Grand Strategy for a Post-exceptionalist Era

Speakers: Daniel Deudney, Associate Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
G. John Ikenberry, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
David Brooks, Columnist, The New York Times
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 18, 2012

The discussion outlines a new U.S. grand strategy focused on reinvigorating solidarity between the United States and established democracies in defense of a world based on liberal principles and the rule of law.

Terms of Use: I understand that I may access this audio and/or video file solely for my personal use. Any other use of the file and its content, including display, distribution, reproduction, or alteration in any form for any purpose, whether commercial, noncommercial, educational, or promotional, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the copyright owner, the Council on Foreign Relations. For more information, write

More on This Topic

Foreign Affairs Article

Lean Forward

Authors: Stephen Brooks, G. John Ikenberry, and William C. Wohlforth

Now, more than ever, the United States might be tempted to pull back from the world.