The Great Delusion: liberal dreams and international realities

In this lecture, John Mearsheimer explained why US foreign policy so often backfires and what can be done to set it straight.





john mearsheimer

John Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.




Peter Trubowitz

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.


Event podcast and slides


This event was co-hosted with the Department of International Relations and held on 2 May 2019.


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