As National Security Advisor during the Clinton Administration, Berger has a unique perspective on the foreign policy challenges America faces: fighting the terrorist threat; the on-going war in Afghanistan; the specter of nuclear weapons in places like North Korea; strengthening a global economy tightly linked to our own, managing relationships with old allies in Europe and former adversaries like Russia and China, seeking peace in dangerous areas like the Middle East, and tackling new global threats from climate change to cyber-security. Why is America's leadership in the world still vital after the Cold War? And how do these challenging times change how America must lead?
From Afghanistan to North Korea and a volatile Middle East, Samuel Berger uses his hands-on experience to provide insights on today's most pressing national security issues.
Samuel Berger’s profound understanding of a changing world uncovers the most challenging of national security issues. National security advisor to President Clinton, Berger served on the frontlines of America’s war on terror. Drawing on his experiences in the Middle and Far East, he discusses the status of America's on-going war in Afghanistan, the changes in the Middle East and the U.S.–China relationship. Well-versed in the globalization and its worldwide effects over the last two decades, Berger pinpoints the political implications of global transformation–from climate change to terrorism to the AIDS epidemic. Chairman of Albright Stonebridge Group, Berger was described by The New York Times as “perhaps the most influential national security advisor since Henry Kissinger.” USA Today called him the “engineer of a new worldview.”