Global Leadership Forum 2008
In November 2008, the Americans went to the polls to elect a new president.The winning candidate will inherit a daunting array of international dangers, challenges and opportunities. How will he or she respond?
In the spirit of great debate befitting a presidential election, the Global Leadership Forum addressed the most pressing global issues facing the US, ranging from relations with transatlantic allies and the Middle East, to climate change and the global financial crisis.
RUSI conference summary
A summary report in PDF format is available.
Read the forum blog
Summaries of the key strands of debate are available at the Princeton Project on National Security.
Watch and listen to the presentations
Streaming video appear courtesy of Fora TV.
Streaming audio podcasts of the presentations and panel discussions are available from Policy Review TV.
Read coverage and interviews with speakers from Newsweek
'The New President's Foreign Policy', Q&A with RUSI Director Michael Clarke
Q&A with McCain's Foreign Policy Advisor
Anne-Marie Slaughter on the East-West Divide