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Chapter Four: Further Explanations


Published October 03, 2019

George Shultz answers frequently asked questions about domestic and international politics. What is the current administration doing right, and what are the issues of concern? How contentious is the US-China relationship, and how can we resolve our issues? What are his thoughts on US-Russian relations and asymmetrical 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.