Professor Stephen Sestanovich on American Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama

In his new book, Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama, Professor Stephen Sestanovich’s argues that since World War II, policy makers have repeatedly miscalculated, quarreled with allies and underestimated their foes. Presidents worried that too much or too little has been done to shape events, and then set out to rectify their predecessors’ mistakes.

January 28, 2014