Ian Shapiro on Containment

04/05/07 Mitch E. Perry
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Can a viable alternative to the Bush Adminstration’s foreign policy be found?

According to Yale University Political Science Professor Ian Shapiro, it can be found in the theory first promulgated by George Kennan’s historic “Long Telegram”, in which the containment strategy that won the Cold War was first developed.

 

Ian Shapiro’s new book, “Containment:Rebuilding a Strategy Against Global Terror”, has just been published.  WMNF spoke with Professor Shapiro earlier this week.  We began our interview by asking about his criticism of John Kerry’s 2004 run against President Bush.    Shapiro writes that Kerry, never had a chance against Bush

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That’s Yale University Political Science Professor Ian Shapiro

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