Can We Rebuild a National Security Consensus?
November 12, 2013
American foreign policy is at a crossroads. The nation is fiscally challenged, politically polarized, frustrated by 10 years of conflict, and confronting relative decline—a daunting set of conditions in which to establish a foreign affairs agenda. Successfully navigating the shifting domestic and international landscape at this crossroads will be critical to securing U.S. interests. Reviving a consensus on how to do so is almost as important.