Nov. 17, 2022

313 | William Inboden: How Ronald Reagan Won the First Cold War

313 | William Inboden: How Ronald Reagan Won the First Cold War

William Inboden, author of The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink, Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security, and Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, joins The Realignment to discuss how President Reagan's grand strategy led to the Soviet Union's "negotiated surrender," America's long-term strengths in the face of short-term challenges, and how the conditions of the 1980s compare to what many describe as our second Cold War with China and Russia.

is executive director of the Clements Center for National Security and associate professor of Public Policy and History at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, both at the University of Texas at Austin. The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink


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William Inboden, author of The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and the World on the Brink, Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security, and Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, joins The Realignment to discuss how President Reagan's grand strategy led to the Soviet Union's "negotiated surrender," America's long-term strengths in the face of short-term challenges, and how these lessons apply to what many describe as our second Cold War with China and Russia.