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American Forum - To Lead the World: American Strategy after the Bush Doctrine

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Melvyn P. Leffler, Jeffrey W Legro
September 15, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)

Melvyn P. Leffler
Melvyn P. Leffler

Jeffrey W Legro
Jeffrey W Legro

Melvyn P. Leffler, Faculty Associate in the Governing America in a Global Era Program (GAGE) at the Miller Center, is Edward R. Stettinius Professor in the Department of History at U.Va. In 1993, he won the Bancroft Prize for A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration and the Cold War (Stanford University Press, 1992), and his most recent book is For the Soul of Mankind (Hill and Wang, 2007).

Jeffrey W. Legro is Compton Professor of World Politics and Chair of the Department of Politics at U.Va., as well as Faculty Associate in the Governing America in a Global Era Program (GAGE). A specialist on international relations, he has served as a consultant to foundations, think tanks, publishers, and government agencies. He is the author of Rethinking the World: Great Power Strategies and International Order (Cornell University Press, 2005) and Cooperation Under Fire: Anglo-German Restraint During World War II (Cornell University Press, 1995).

Leffler and Legro's book is To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine (Oxford University Press, 2008) – a product of the 2007 Miller Center conference, "After The Bush Doctrine: National Security Strategy For A New Administration."

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