Book abstract: This book is a collection of papers prepared for the 2008 summer Aspen Strategy Group conference on The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose. These chapters represent a thorough accounting of the capabilities and limitations of the key organizations—diplomatic, military, financial, and intelligence—that American policymakers rely upon to address global challenges.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. Soft Power and Smart Power. The Instruments & Institutions of American Purpose. Ed. Kurt Campbell and Jonathon Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2009, 29-35.