The Burden of American Power: Peter Beinart on Hubris, Humility, and War

, | Mar 11, 2020

Does American expansionism around the globe make the US more powerful and influential? Does the US gain by flexing its military muscle, or would it benefit more from preserving its resources? This week, Mark Hannah sits down with journalist Peter Beinart to discuss the limits of America’s global role.

From Taiwan to Hong Kong, what price are Americans willing to pay to pursue stability and security around the globe? While some suggest the threat or use of military intervention promotes American interests around the world, our guest insists a lack of humility in US foreign policy undermines America’s values, credibility, and security.

Listen Here: Apple Podcasts | Libsyn | Radio Public | Soundcloud | Spotify | TuneIn | RSS

This podcast episode includes references to the Eurasia Group Foundation, now known as the Institute for Global Affairs.

This post is part of None Of The Above, a podcast of IGA hosted by senior fellow Mark Hannah.

A brighter future for all