Speaker: John Lewis Gaddis, Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, Yale University; Author, George F. Kennan: An American Life
Presider: Gideon Rose, Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs
January 23, 2013
The 2012 Arthur Ross Book Award event honors gold medal recipient John Lewis Gaddis for his book George F. Kennan: An American Life, as well as silver medalist Jason Stearns and honorable mention Daniel Yergin.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
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