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What 'the tragedy of great power politics' is? How to survive in a brutal world of international relations? Why Western politicians didn't listen to realists' warnings? Is liberal foreign policy a recipe for international disaster?
Bartłomiej Radziejewski speaks with prof. John J. Mearsheimer – an American political scientist and international relations scholar – on the tragedy of great power politics and the role of Poland in the international system.
John J. Mearsheimer (born 1947) is an American political scientist and international relations scholar, who belongs to the realist school of thought, professor at the University of Chicago. Widely recognised as one of the most famous political scientist in the world, with Samuel Huntington and Francis Fukuyama, and one of the greatest thinkers of political realism, with Hans Morgenthau and Kenneth Waltz. Founder of the offensive realism. Author of, among others:The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (2001),The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy (2007),The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities (2018).
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This material was financed by the National Freedom Institute – Centre for Civil Society Development from the funds of The Civil Society Organisations Development Programme 2018-2030.