Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations. Biography: His latest book “The World. A Brief Introduction” to be released on May 12 follows the 2017 bestseller “A World in Disarray”.
“Over the last 70 years the US has exercised a global role, the benefits have been much greater than the costs … many Americans do not make this connection … they see global involvement as a distraction of resources” says Richard Haass. “A pandemic was in the cards, we were so unprepared as governments tend to be short sighted … the solution would be to have political leaders willing to educate … “.