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Confronting Saddam Hussein: George W. Bush and the Invasion of Iraq
December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
On December 5, join AGS for a conversation with the historian Melvyn P. Leffler about his recent book, Confronting Saddam Hussein: George W. Bush and the Invasion of Iraq.
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Melvyn P. Leffler is Emeritus Professor of American History at The University of Virginia. He is the author of several books on the Cold War and on US relations with Europe, including For the Soul of Mankind (2007), which won the George Louis Beer Prize from the American Historical Association, and A Preponderance of Power (1993), which won the Bancroft, Hoover, and Ferrell Prizes. In 2010, he and Odd Arne Westad co-edited the three volume Cambridge History of the Cold War. Along with Jeff Legro and Will Hitchcock, he is co-editor of Shaper Nations: Strategies for a Changing World (2016). Most recently, he published Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015 (2017) and Confronting Saddam Hussein: George W. Bush and the Invasion of Iraq (2023). He has served as president of the Society for the History of American Foreign Relations, Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University, and Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at The University of Virginia.