Joseph Nye

Professor of International Relations, Harvard University

Guest

Distinguished Service Professor of International Relations and Foreign Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; author of Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics and the forthcoming The Powers to Lead: Soft, Hard and Smart; former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and as Chair of the National Intelligence Council in the Clinton Administration

Joseph Nye on KCRW

In the aftermath of World War II, the United States was known for generosity to allies and former enemies.

Should America Use 'Soft Power' in the Middle East?

In the aftermath of World War II, the United States was known for generosity to allies and former enemies.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

from To the Point

Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…

from News Stories

The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.

from Left, Right & Center

Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.

from News Stories

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

from To the Point

Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today.  But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.

from News Stories

Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…

from News Stories

In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss two of the biggest cases before the Supreme Court this…

from The Legal Eagle Files

“We need to drastically reprioritize to meet the demands, the dual demands of this moment, of both the pandemic we’re in and the civil unrest,” says Mike Bonin.

from KCRW Features