“U.S. Policy in the Gulf Region”

Feb 25, 1997

Emirates Lecture 4, The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE

“There has also been a generational shift in American politics.  It is not just the new generation represented by President Clinton and Vice-President Gore, but if one looks at the Congress as well, Republicans as well as Democrats, one will find that there is a new generation that has no memory of the Great Depression of the 1930s or the mobilization of the American nation in World War II.  There exists a different outlook.  As a result, for now at least, Washington’s interest in foreign affairs has declined.”

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