The Future of the United States as a Great Power

Fifteenth Annual Morgenthau Memorial Lecture on Ethics and Foreign Policy

May 26, 1996

Renowned International Herald Tribune columnist William Pfaff points to the danger the United States will face if it continues to hark back to a mythical, isolationist past. He urges American leaders to take up the moral and political responsibility demanded of a great power, which includes encouraging the nation's citizens to remain informed about the wider world.

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