In this lecture John Mearsheimer explains why US foreign policy so often backfires and what can be done to set it straight.
John Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.
Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Department Head of International Relations and Director of the US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs.
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