January 15, 2003CFR News
January 15, 2003 - Walter Russell Mead has won the Lionel Gelber Prize for outstanding writing on international affairs for his book Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the…
December 1, 2001Political History and Theory
The United States has had a more successful foreign policy than any other great power in history. Council Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead argues that the United States is successful because its strategy is rooted in Americans' concrete interests, which value trade and commerce as much as military security.
October 1, 2003United States
October 1, 2003 - Walter Russell Mead, a leading interpreter of the history of U.S. foreign policy and America?s role in the world, has been named the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreig…
February 2, 2009Economic Crises
Award-winning historian Walter Russell Mead says, "The key political question of the twenty-first century is, ’How does the U.S.-China relationship develop?’"
February 6, 2008United States
Walter Russell Mead, an award-winning historian, discusses the importance of national security credentials and religion in the presidential nominating contests.
December 17, 2007United States
Walter Russell Mead, a leading American historian, says that President Bush’s record in foreign policy has improved a bit in the second term, recovering traditional ground in Europe, and now showing …
May 23, 2006Iran
Walter Russell Mead, CFR’s senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy, says that when British Prime Minister Tony Blair meets with President Bush on Thursday, the timing of allied troop withdrawals will p…