- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : Postwar Politics and the Cold War
David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. Freedom from Fear focuses primarily on political and economic developments, recounting how presidents and citizens responded to the two great catastrophic events of the century: the Great Depression and World War II.
Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives, The Wilson Center, argues that in the Arab-Israeli conflict national interest, moral interest, and the capacity of America to make a difference are closely aligned. Miller reviews the successful and unsuccessful policies America engaged in prior to 2008, and looks forward to opportunities for progress after 2008.