Who’s Still Listening To America?

The world is ruled by a handful of superpowers – each of which dominates its neighboring nations. Harvard government professor Graham Allison joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how this tricky balance of power is maintained – and about what happens when one superpower steps into another’s turf. His essay “The New Spheres of Influence: Sharing the Globe With Other Great Powers” appears in Foreign Affairs.

If you enjoyed this conversation, definitely check out our 2017 conversation with Graham Allison, talking about his book “Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap.”