The Future of Power

THU, FEB 10, 2011 (57:58)

Joseph Nye says, “In the information age, the mark of a great power is not just whose army wins, but also whose story wins.” This talk includes his thoughts on China, Egypt, Afghanistan, Iran, and more.

+ BIO: Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Joseph S. Nye Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor, is also the Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations and former Dean of the Kennedy School. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, did postgraduate work at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and earned a PhD in political science from Harvard. He has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology. In 2004, he published Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics; Understanding International Conflict (5th edition); and The Power Game: A Washington Novel.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs