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Robert S McNamara to speak on US Foreign and Defence Policy for the 21st Century

Tuesday 7 May, 2.30pm
Peacock Theatre, LSE 
 

Robert S McNamara, former US Secretary of Defence, will speak on US Foreign and Defence Policy for the 21st Century on Tuesday 7 May at LSE.

McNamara will be joined by a panel of specialists, Robert Brigham and James Blight, to debate the issues of moral and multilateral imperatives and the problems faced by great powers in intervention and nuclear disarmament. What lessons can be learned from the 20th century for the 21st?

  • Robert S McNamara was US Secretary of Defence during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations
  • Robert Brigham is Associate Professor of History at Vassar College in New York
  • James Blight is Professor of International Relations at Brown University

All are co-authors of Argument Without End: in search of answers to the Vietnam Tragedy.

This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required.

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To reserve a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

US Foreign and Defence Policy for the 21st Century is on Tuesday 7 May at 2.30pm in the Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, LSE, London WC2A.

Notes:

To view the US Department of Defence biography of Robert McNamara, click here|

For information on the history of the US National Security Council, visit: www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/history.html|

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29 April 2002

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