Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University

Karl Eikenberry, right, with Russian President Vladimir Putin's Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov
Photo credit: IISS

September 23, 2013 - CISAC, FSI Stanford In the News

Eikenberry: The 4 factors that shape the US calculus of intervention

In this video, Karl Eikenberry, a William J. Perry Fellow at CISAC, CDDRL, TEC, and a distinguished fellow at Shorenstein APARC, addresses the International Institute for Strategic Studies' Global Strategic review in Stockholm about global conflict. The former ambassador to Afghanistan and retired U.S. Army lieutenant general talks about four factors he believes shape the White House calculus on international intervention and shares some personal views about the lessons learned during the war in Afghanistan.