James Dobbins: Nation Building

Conversations with History: James Dobbins

James Dobbins; Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, Rand Corporation

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Ambassador James Dobbins for a discussion of the problem of failed states. He compares the record of the United States and the United Nations in addressing the problem, analyzes the aftermath of the Iraq War, and suggests policy choices the future.


Key Words: Diplomacy, Nation Building, Afghanistan, Democratization
James Dobbins
Publication date: 
February 27, 2005
Publication type: 
Conversations with History