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photoThe Neo-conservative world view has become virtually synonymous with the Bush foreign policy. Three years in to the revolutionary new effort to reshape the Middle East in its own image, America has now had time to digest the fruit of this policy. On Point will debate the merits of America's Grand Strategy with author, and senior fellow for US foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, Walter Russell Mead and University of Chicago professor of Political Science, John Mearsheimer.

Guests:

Walter Russell Mead, The Henry Kissinger Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "Power, Terror, Peace, and War, America's Grand Strategy in a World at Risk"

John Mearsheimer, Distinguished Service Professor and Co-director, Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago and author of "The Tragedy of Great Power Politics."

This program aired on May 6, 2004.

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