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Measuring American Power in Today's Fractured World

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Speaker(s): Professor Paul Kennedy
Chair: Professor Michael Cox; Professor Arne Westad

Recorded on 5 February 2008 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

The United States today is undoubtedly the 'number one' power in world affairs, but it also faces the challenges that our fast changing and fractured world throws up. This has caused enormous debate among scholars of international strategic affairs about how best to measure relative American power.

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