History and Theory of International Relations

Article

Brazil Drops Out

Author: Walter Russell Mead
American Interest

Walter Russell Mead says that Brazil's recent involvement in the diplomatic dispute between Iran and the United States reveals the United States' need to identify ways to help Brazil reach its potential and help advance important American interests in Latin America.

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The Sinews of Power: Rediscovering the Foundations of National Strength

Speaker: Paul M. Kennedy
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Watch Paul M. Kennedy, director of International Security Studies and the Dilworth Professor of History at Yale University, analyze characteristics of great powers and what constitutes national strength.

This meeting was cosponsored with the National History Center, an initiative of the American Historical Association.

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