SILL Simulcast Series: America’s Nation-Building Efforts – What Have We Learned?
Friday, February 28, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2020 marks the 48th season of the Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning (SILL), a non-profit organization guided by an all-volunteer board that provides lectures on issues of major domestic or global importance. From China and Russia to Europe and the Middle East, speakers well versed in these areas will present their perspectives on key issues. Friends of Boca Grande will simulcast eleven of these thought-provoking discussions.
Friday, February 28 , 2020
America’s Nation-Building Efforts – What Have We Learned? | Jeremi Suri
Americans have long promoted nation-building as a prerequisite for democracy, evidenced by the United States’ involvement in Germany, Japan and Iraq. Professor Jeremi Suri will examine the U.S. record of nation-building. Where have Americans succeeded? Where have they failed? What are the lessons for the 21st century?