The Rise and Decline of the American Presidency

Talk

WHEN February 1, 2015
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

The American presidency is the most powerful political office in the world. Surprisingly, most contemporary presidents have found themselves severely constrained in their ability to pursue their chosen agendas for domestic and foreign policy change. This lecture explains why, focusing on the nature of government bureaucracy, the range of American challenges and commitments, and the development of the modern media. The lecture emphasizes the international factors that have constrained and re-defined presidential power.

Simultaneous Arabic interpretation will be provided.

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