President Obama, The UN And The US Role In The World

President Obama, The UN And The US Role In The World

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly following a wave of anti-American protests in the Muslim world. Governor Mitt Romney argues the U.S. should do more to shape events abroad. Please join us to discuss different perspectives on the U.S. role in the world.

The world's leaders are in New York this week. It's the opening of the UN General Assembly. Both U.S. friends and U.S foes are represented there, plus some in between: Egypt's new president, Mohammed Morsi, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. President Barack Obama addressed the assembly yesterday, calling on leaders to continue the "painstaking work of reform" and defending American values. But Mitt Romney thinks the country needs a more forceful leader, one better able to protect our interests. Please join us for a conversation on President Obama at the U.N. and differing perspectives on America’s role in the world.

Guests

Jessica Mathews

president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Susan Glasser

editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy magazine

Jackson Diehl

deputy editorial page editor, Washington Post

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