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Obama’s National Security Policy: A New Assessment
February 25

Obama’s National Security Policy: A New Assessment

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12:30 pm - 01:30 pm. Time zone: America/New_York

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Date February 25, 2015
Time 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Locations American Security Project1100 New York Ave. NW – 7th Floor, West TowerWashington, DC 20005


Based on the research for his new book, Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama, Seyom Brown will argue that Obama’s national security policy resembles those of Reagan and George W. Bush in their second terms more than any of his other predecessors; and will assess the implications of  Obama’s evolving grand strategy for his successors.

Faces of Power will be available for purchase at the event.


Lunch refreshments will be served from 12:00pm – 12:30pm.

Please arrive by 12:00pm for registration.

The event will be begin promptly at 12:30pm.


About the Speaker:

SeyomDr. Brown is a Adjunct Senior Fellow for ASP. He has also held senior research and policy analysis positions at the RAND Corporation, the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs in the John F.Kennedy School of Government. Mr. Brown has also served as a Special Assistant in the Office of International Security Affairs in the Department of Defense and a Special Assistant to the Director of Policy Planning in the Department of State.

Additionally, he has taught at numerous universities, including: Harvard, Brandeis, SAIS, Columbia, Chicago, UCLA, and SMU.

Mr. Brown is the author of twelve books on U.S. foreign policy and international relations, including: Higher Realism: A New Foreign Policy for the United States; The Illusion of Control: Force and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century; The Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Clinton; Human Rights in World Politics; The Causes and Prevention of War;  and New Forces, Old Forces, and the Future of World Politics.



Faces of Power: Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama



The American Security Project is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy and research organization dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of a range of national security issues, promoting debate about the appropriate use of American power, and cultivating strategic responses to 21st century challenges. For more information, visit www.americansecurityproject.org.