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A Conservative's Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy Under Bush

Complete video at: Harvard University historian Niall Ferguson offers a conservative's critique of U.S. foreign policy under the Bush Administration. ----- Niall Ferguson discusses "After the Bush Doctrine: What Next for American Foreign Policy?" This event was part of the Hoover Institution's Fall Retreat 2007. Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is a resident faculty member of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is a regular contributor to television and radio on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2003 he wrote and presented a six-part history of the British Empire for Channel 4, the UK terrestrial broadcaster. The accompanying book, Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (Basic), was a bestseller in both Britain and the United States. The sequel, Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire, was published in 2004 by Penguin. His latest book is The War of the World, a global history of the Second World War, which was published to critical acclaim in September 2006. He is currently completing a biography of Siegmund Warburg and has recently begun researching a life of Henry Kissinger. A prolific commentator on contemporary politics and economics, Niall Ferguson writes and reviews regularly for the British and American press. He is a contributing editor for the Financial Times. In 2004 Time magazine named him as one of the world's hundred most influential people.
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