Susan Shirk: Addressing National Security Issues in the Post 911 World

Conversations with History: Shirk York IGCC

Susan Shirk; Director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes UC professors Herbert York and Susan Shirk for a discussion of the role of research universities in meeting today's national security challenges. York, the first director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and founding director of the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) and Shirk, Asian security policy expert and current IGCC Director, compare the Cold War and the Post 911 world. Highlighting the importance of regional contexts and the need for well informed diplomacy, they evaluate the U.S. response in managing these threats and offer recommendations for the future.

Key Words: Political Scientists, U.S. Foreign Policy, World Order
Susan Shirk
Publication date: 
June 4, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History