Published on: December 16, 2014
Machiavelli Speaks
A Realist Raised from the Dead

Everywhere, the President’s foreign policy has miscarried. Does The Prince have any advice that might yet rescue the situation, and with it the President’s power?

Roger Harrison was Deputy Director for Planning on the National Security Staff under Brent Scowcroft. This essay does not necessarily reflect the view of the author, nor any of the long list of employers who, at various times, have engaged his services.
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