2012 Plenary 5: American Global Leadership After the Election

America remains the post powerful military and diplomatic power in the world.Yet questions remain about the role the country can (and wants to) play in the coming years.How will the economic crisis affect Americas global impact?After a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, how much political will remains in the United States to shoulder a global peacekeeping burden?Leading policymakers from the trans-Atlantic community and Middle East discussed possible answers to these questions in the context of the recent Presidential election.