America in the 21st Century: Views from Around the World

In this series of four lectures, Carnegie Council is acknowledging what many pundits have been saying for some time now, which is that American economic, military, and geopolitical primacy, which existed between 1945 and 2000, is no longer.

Accordingly, the Public Affairs Program is inviting renowned experts to respond to this premise by sharing their thinking on such issues as how they see America in the years ahead, how they would like America to conduct itself on the world stage, and whether they believe it is still feasible for the United States to remain the most innovative and influential nation in the 21st century.