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Heather Hurlburt (New America) and Daniel Drezner (PostEverything, The Ideas Industry)

On Drezburt, Heather and Dan discuss the newly released memoirs of George Kennan, which include some incendiary racist material. How much weight should be given to the offensive views of major historical figures? Dan asks Heather to evaluate Obama’s foreign policy in light of Kennan’s realism. Dan also criticizes John Kerry‘s recent statements about the Cold War. Has Obama really bungled the Ukraine crisis? Finally, they assess the pivot to Asia in light of Obama’s visit to the region.

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Drezburt | Apr 25, 2014 | Heather Hurlburt & Daniel Drezner

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