In Conversation with Kissinger’s World Order
July 1, 2015
Walter A. McDougall is the Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Dr. McDougall’s book, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age, won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1986. He is also author of Promised Land, Crusader State: The American Encounter with the World Since 1776 (1998). This review is a slightly revised version of a presentation to FPRI members on the Main Line in February 2015.
Theodore Friend was president of Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships from 1984-96 and of Swarthmore College from 1973-82. He is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Dr. Friend’s first book, Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines, 1929–1946 won the Bancroft Prize in American History, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy in 1966, and is the author of Woman, Man, and God in Modern Islam (2012).
Henry Kissinger, World Order (New York: Penguin Press, 2014), 432 pp.