IGA-112: The Politics and Ethics of Statecraft

Semester: Fall

Credit: 4.0

Faculty: J. Bryan Hehir


Day Time Location
First Day 8/31
Meet Day T/Th 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Littauer Bldg 332 (HKS)


Analyzes and evaluates the statecraft and leadership of seven political leaders. Statecraft will be evaluated in each case in terms of the historical record left by the statesman and the moral judgment that can be made regarding his accomplishments. The course analyzes the statecraft of Otto von Bismarck, Woodrow Wilson, John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle, Henry Kissinger, Margaret Thatcher, Golda Meir, and President Obama.

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