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ASU Insight: Has the West Lost the post cold war era - Debate & Decision Series

seated panel discussion

Panel debating "Has the West Lost the Post-Cold War Era?"

November 18, 2015

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, The McCain Institute and the Pacific Council for International Policy hosted the debate, "Has the West Lost the Post-Cold War Era?" A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, global security threats are growing, ISIS and other terrorist groups are expanding, and powers such as Russia and China are asserting themselves on territory from Ukraine to the South China Sea. Europe, already plagued by major demographic, economic, and financial challenges, is now struggling to cope with the largest refugee crisis in a lifetime. The debate, focusing on recent history, analyzed whether or not U.S. policy and the values it embodies will still define the post-Cold War world, or whether those are being supplanted by others.

The West is losing the post-Cold War:

Dr. Mark Moyar,
Visiting Scholar, Foreign Policy Initiative

Dr. D.J. Peterson, President, Longview Global Advisors

The West is not losing the post-Cold War:

Amb. James B. Foley, 
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia

Dr. Kori Schake,
 Research Fellow, The Hoover Institution