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The Future of the Atlantic Alliance: Is There a Case for a U.S. Grand Strategy of Restraint?

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Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Center for European Studies


The Future of the Atlantic Alliance: The Idea of Strategic Restraint

A Talk by William Ruger, Charles Koch Institute

For the last 25 years, the U.S. has based its foreign policy on a sense of primacy and idealism rather than restraint and realism.  Ruger argues that the U.S. has failed to recognize the human and economic cost of international military and political intervention. He traces out the implications of a restraint-based foreign policy for the future of the Atlantic Alliance and NATO.


Sponsoring Departments: Center for European Studies and Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

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