John Stoessinger

World Renowned Political Analyst and Author

Dr. John Stoessinger is an internationally recognized political analyst and a prize-winning author of ten leading books on world politics. He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard and has taught at Harvard M.I.T., Columbia and Princeton. From 1967 to 1974, he served as acting director of the political affairs division at the United Nations. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and lectures extensively throughout the world.

On the eve of World War II, John G. Stoessinger fled from Nazi-occupied Austria to Czechoslovakia. Three years later, he fled again via Siberia to China where he lived for seven years. In Shanghai, he served with the International Refugee Organization.

Dr. Stoessinger is the author of The Might of Nations: World Politics in our Time, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize. The book has gone through ten editions. He has also authored The Refugee and The World Community Financing the United Nations System Power and Order The United Nations and the Superpowers Nations at Dawn China, Russia and America Why Nations go to War Henry Kissinger: The Anguish of Power and Crusaders and Pragmatists: Movers of Modern American Foreign Policy. Dr. Stoessinger was Chief Book Review Editor of Foreign Affairs for five years and is presently Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws from Grinnell College and the American College in Switzerland.

During the past year, Dr. Stoessinger has addressed audiences in the fifty states of the Union and in more than twenty foreign countries. To book Political Speaker John Stoessinger, call Executive Speakers Bureau at phone number 800-754-9404.

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Dr. John Stoessinger is an internationally recognized political analyst and a prize-winning author of ten leading books on world politics. He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard and has taught at Harvard M.I.T., Columbia and Princeton. From 1967 to 1974, he served as acting director of the political affairs division at the United Nations. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and lectures extensively throughout the world.

On the eve of World War II, John G. Stoessinger fled from Nazi-occupied Austria to Czechoslovakia. Three years later, he fled again via Siberia to China where he lived for seven years. In Shanghai, he served with the International Refugee Organization.

Dr. Stoessinger is the author of The Might of Nations: World Politics in our Time, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize. The book has gone through ten editions. He has also authored The Refugee and The World Community Financing the United Nations System Power and Order The United Nations and the Superpowers Nations at Dawn China, Russia and America Why Nations go to War Henry Kissinger: The Anguish of Power and Crusaders and Pragmatists: Movers of Modern American Foreign Policy. Dr. Stoessinger was Chief Book Review Editor of Foreign Affairs for five years and is presently Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws from Grinnell College and the American College in Switzerland.

During the past year, Dr. Stoessinger has addressed audiences in the fifty states of the Union and in more than twenty foreign countries. To book Political Speaker John Stoessinger, call Executive Speakers Bureau at phone number 800-754-9404.

Toward Excellence in Education: Thomas Jefferson was proudest of his creation of the University of Virginia. In his spirit, we would do well to revitalize the arts, humanities, and social sciences before we succumb to a material world run by robots and computers. Our youth should be encouraged to seek out what they love to do, not blindly go after money. They must also be encouraged to try to make a difference

Turning America Around at Home and Abroad:The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius believed that moral courage was the greatest virtue, without which all other virtues were worthless. Dr. Stoessinger believes that, in our post 9/11 world, this statement will remain profoundly true. He will share his insights from the Holocaust on how courage does not come naturally, but can be an acquired virtue.

Terrorism Against Civilization: Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor: Dr. Stoessinger believes that history points to an honorable exit strategy from Iraq, whereby the United States would depart with a sense of accomplishment. His 9th edition of "Why Nations Go to War" has enjoyed high praise from officers in the U. S. Marine Corps.

The Middle East: Breakdown or Breakthrough?

Investing Internationally

The United States – Still Leading the Global Economy

The United States and the Coming Struggle for Global Economic Dominance

The United States and the Energy Future

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