Book Talk: Why America Misunderstands the World

On Tuesday, March 29, the Mortara Center and the Center for Security Studies hosted Professor Paul Pillar for a presentation on his latest publication, Why America Misunderstands the World. Professor Pillar discussed how Americans must look at themselves in the mirror in order to perceive their role in the world more accurately. He also explained the term "Finlandization," which describes when smaller states adjust their foreign policies according to the preferences of large power. Professor Bruce Hoffman served as moderator.