The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea
- Karen Donfried, President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
- Bill Emmott, Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford; Former Editor-in-Chief, The Economist
- Robert Kagan, Senior Fellow, Project on International Order and Strategy, The Brookings Institution
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) invites you to participate in a conversation with Bill Emmott and Robert Kagan to discuss resurgent nationalism and the decline of liberal democracies in the West, challenges Emmott addresses in his latest book, The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea (2017). As a part of GMF’s Future of American Power series, the discussion will focus on what can be done to strengthen the West and the principles of liberal democracy, while examining the impact of current trends on U.S. foreign policy and America’s role in the world.
GMF’s Future of American Power series discusses new books focusing on U.S. power in the world. In line with its mission to strengthen transatlantic relations, these conversations specifically focus on the implications of U.S. foreign policy for its European partners, as well as other key regions for the transatlantic relationship.