Asking Questions About American Power at Kennedy School Forum

Contact: Doug Gavel
Phone: 617-495-1115
Date: October 03, 2005

Cambridge, MA — Stephen Walt, professor of international relations and academic dean of the Kennedy School, will discuss his ideas about American power on October 5 at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. “Can and Should American Power Be Tamed?” will begin at 6 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge.
Walt is the author of “Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy” (W.W. Norton 2005).
Responses will be provided by:
* Xenia Dormandy, executive director for research, Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; director for South Asia, National Security Council (2004 - 05)
* Sir Kiernan Prendergast, Goodman United Nations fellow, Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; under-secretary-general for political affairs, United Nations (1997-2005)
The event is open to the public and the press. Journalists interested in covering the Forum should phone the Kennedy School Communications Office at (617) 495-1115 to reserve space on the press riser.
Alive Vivex video/audio feed of this Forum is also available.
The Forum will also be web-streamed live on the Forum website: http://www.iop.harvard.edu/events_forum.html

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