Lecture: "Trump's America in the World"
Presented by Philip Gourevitch, author and staff writer for the New Yorker
Monday, October 23, 2017
Last year's U.S. presidential election delivered the most radical shock to the international order of any event since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The rise of Donald Trump marks the end of a post-Cold-war balance of power and ideology. Much of what America stood for, albeit inconsistently and often ineffectively – democracy, diplomacy, climate security, human rights, non-proliferation, institutional expertise – Trump stands aggressively against. The shift is not merely rhetorical.