For three-quarters of a century, the United States has been the center of gravity of the international system. Consequently, Washington has dealt with many geopolitical challenges that emerged across the globe. America, however, is in the throes of major domestic upheaval. Join us for a discussion with one of the world’s most prominent strategic thinkers on what to expect from global geopolitics when the United States struggles on the home front.
Robert D. Kaplan holds the Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. For three decades, Kaplan reported on foreign affairs for The Atlantic and has served as a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board and the U. S. Navy’s Executive Panel. He is the author of 19 books on foreign affairs, most recently, “The Good American: The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U. S. Government’s Greatest Humanitarian,” published by Random House.
Dr. Kamran Bokhari is Director of Analytical Development at the Center for Global Policy. He also is a national security and foreign policy specialist at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute. Bokhari has served as the Central Asia Studies Course Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute.