In the first years of the new century, a more assertive foreign policy took a toll on the long-cultivated role of the U.S. as a responsible global leader. The Century Foundation's work in this area provides perspective on the complex difficulties the U.S. is facing today, while providing policy recommendations to best promote the nation's security interests. Research and analysis in this area includes weapons proliferation, the Middle East, America's image in the world, and U.S.-Asia relations.
- Senior Fellow Jeffrey Laurenti
Jeffrey Laurenti is senior fellow at The Century Foundation and works on issues relating to international law and institutions, the United Nations and related agencies, the maintenance of international peace and security, and the politics of American foreign policy.
After Mubarak: Prospects for Democratic Change in Egypt: Discussion
Less than two years after President Obama’s Cairo speech celebrated democratic government, Egypt has seen unprecedented protests overthrow President Hosni Mubarak. While the demonstrations may have forced a leadership change, many questions still remain.