How different is the United States? Why does it appear like 'us' at some times and unlike 'us' at others? The answers depend to a large degree on how we view the United States as a country.
Journalists Anatol Lieven and John Micklethwait debate this issues in a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 15 November.
Anatol Lieven is a journalist, writer and historian and a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington DC. John Micklethwait is US editor of The Economist.
Professor Michael Cox, co-director of LSE's Cold War Studies Centre, will chair this event.
Is America a Foreign Country? Reflections on the Right Nation is on Tuesday 15 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.
To reserve a press seat, please contact Judith Higgin, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7582 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Event is open, no ticket required.
Press: To request a press ticket, please contact Judith Higgin, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7582 or email email@example.com
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Anatol Lieven of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and John Micklethwait, the US editor of the Economist, will be analysing the differences and similarities between the US and the UK at LSE.
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