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Joseph S. Nye

Joseph S. Nye

Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

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Email: Joseph_Nye@harvard.edu

 

 

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2006

December 11, 2006

"NATO May Soon Fail amid the Afghan Opium Fields"

Op-Ed, Daily Star

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

"One of the great costs of the Bush administration's mistaken Iraq policy has been to divert attention and resources away from the just war in Afghanistan. If only a small portion of the money and forces invested in Iraq had been devoted to Afghanistan, the current threat of a resurgent Taliban and Al-Qaeda might not be so great."

 

 

November 11, 2006

After Rumsfeld, a Good Time to Refocus on 'Soft Power'

Op-Ed, Daily Star

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

November 5, 2006

Nonproliferation after North Korea

Op-Ed, Washington Post

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

October 16, 2006

"The East Asian Triangle"

Op-Ed, Taipei Times

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

"...China is unlikely to compete with the US on a global basis does not mean that it could not challenge the US in East Asia, or that war over Taiwan is not possible. If Taiwan were to declare independence, it is likely that China would use force, regardless of the perceived economic or military costs. But it would be unlikely to win such a war and prudent policy on all sides can make such a war unlikely."

 

 

Fall 2006

"Smart Power: In Search of the Balance between Hard and Soft Power (Book Review of Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security By Kurt M. Campbell and Michael E. O'Hanlon)"

Journal Article, Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, issue 2

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

"When I developed the concept of soft power a decade and a half ago, the conventional wisdom was that the United States was in decline. As the late Senator Paul Tsongas put it in 1992, "the Cold War is over, and Japan and Germany won." As I was trying to understand why the declinists were wrong and why I thought the United States would be the leading country of the twenty-first century, I totaled up American military and economic power and realized that something was still missing: the enormous capacity of this country to get what it wants by attraction rather than through coercion. This attractive, or "soft," power stemmed from American culture, values, and policies that were broadly inclusive and seen as legitimate in the eyes of others."

 

 

September 6, 2006

Round by Round: Winners and Losers in the Post-9/11 Era

Op-Ed, Daily Star

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

August 25, 2006

Progressive Realism

Op-Ed, The Bangkok Post

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

August 19, 2006

In Mideast, the Goal is 'Smart Power'

Op-Ed, The Boston Globe

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

July 31, 2006

Taming North Korea

Op-Ed, Taipei Times

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

 

July 17, 2006

Why W should learn from WW

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Newsweek

By Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

 

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