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Introduction: America and Strategies for the Future


Published October 03, 2019

Former Secretary of State George Shultz discusses the importance of strengthening our nation’s leadership, the impact other countries have on the United States, and the dangers of making empty threats.

Video Recorded: August 20, 2018

Discussion Questions

  1. What are the disadvantages of making empty threats?
  2. What kind of policies are needed to control climate change?

Additional Resources

  • You can read George Shultz’s chapter, “In Brief: A World Awash in Change,” in Blueprint for America. Available here
  • You can find the rest of “Blueprint for America” here
  • Read “The Danger Of Empty Threats” by George P. Shultz, available here.