The History of U.S. Foreign Policy, With Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick

Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, who is currently a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. diplomacy since the War for Independence.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick
    Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; Senior Counselor, Brunswick Geopolitical

Show Notes

Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick, who is currently a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. diplomacy since the War for Independence. Ambassador Zoellick has served as deputy secretary, under secretary, and counselor of the State Department; ambassador and U.S. trade representative; deputy chief of staff at the White House; and president of the World Bank. His new book, America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, hit the bookstore shelves last week.

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