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Harlan Cleveland

Harlan Cleveland (1918–2008) was a former president of the University of Hawaii, dean of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and an American ambassador to NATO. He was the author of a dozen books, most on world affairs, including The Obligations of Power: American Diplomacy in the Search for Peace (Harper & Row).


We Took Our Eye Off the Ball

A sense of manifest destiny—a shared feeling that we knew where America was going and what it was supposed to mean to a watching world—held this nation together for 187 years and provided the social energy to develop a continent and to become t [...]