Radio & TV Appearances, Interviews, Public Talks

Radio & TV Appearances:

  • John J. Mearsheimer, "U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era: The Future of Great Power Politics," Panel at The American Conservative, November 3, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "GOP Senator Warns Trump’s Recklessness Could Lead to World War III," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, October 9, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Co-Authors Reflect Ten years After Publishing Controversial Book, 'The Israel Lobby'," radio appearence on WBEZ91.5 Chicago, September 18, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump To Sign Sanctions Against Russia 'Soon'," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, August 1, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Is American prestige and influence in decline as a result of the Trump administration's foreign policy? And if so what does it mean for Australia?," TV appearence on ABC Sunday Roundtable on Sunday Extra, July 22, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump Administration in Foreign Territory as Global Crises Mount," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, June 21, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump, Syrian and what's next," radio appearence on Radio National-Sunday Roundtable, April 9, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Analysis: United States Launches Airstrikes In Syria," radio appearence on WBEZ Chicago, April 7, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump’s Russia Policy Sends Mixed Messages as Investigations Mount," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, February 27, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump's Russia Reset: President -Elect Welcomes Warmer Ties with Old Foe," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, January 9, 2017. [html]
     
  • JOhn J. Mearsheimer, "Rebel Defeat in Aleppo Underscores U.S. Policy Failures," TV appearence on Chicago Tonight, December 20, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Competition & Attrition," TV appearence on Russia Today, October 20, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Geopolitical Ramifications Of The ‘Brexit’ Vote," radio appearence on WBEZ Chicago, June 27, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Analyzing Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Agenda," radio appearence on WBEZ Chicago, May 3, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Obama's Chilly Reception in Saudi Arabia," radio appearence on Radio National Saturday Extra, April 23, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "What Did and Didn't Get Done at the U.S.-China White House Summit," TV appearence on PBS Newshour, September 25, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Is American Foreign Policy Misdirected?" radio appearence on Radio National, August 6, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "US Deployment of Heavy Military Equipment to the Baltics and Eastern Europe Esculates Tension with Russia," radio appreance on Between the Lines, July 1, 2015. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The West Blew It Big Time and Irreversibly Endangered European Security," TV appearence on Russian Insider, March 18, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "US used to bullying, unwilling to change habits," TV appearence on Russia Today, March 9, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Ukraine is a Laboratory of Social Engineering," TV appearence on Russia Today Deutsch: The Missing Part, March 5, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "New Security Architecture for Europe: Bringing Russia in from the Cold," TV appearence on eureporter, March 2, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Playing with Fire? A Debate on U.S. Arming Ukraine & NATO Expansion to Russia's Borders," TV appearence on Democracy Now, February 10, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Ukraine Crisis fuels tensions between Russia and the West," Radio appearence on Radio National, February 5, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Should the U.S. beef up military support to Ukraine?" TV appearence on PBS NEWSHOUR, February 2, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Neoconservatives Are in Real Trouble," interview with The National Interest, January 29, 2014. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Russia: A Foe Again?" TV appearance on The Agenda with Steve Paiken, November 21, 2014.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Did NATO Provoke Putin?," Radio appearance on Radio National: Saturday Extra in Australia, October 4, 2014. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Inside the Islamic State," Radio appearance on Radio Open Source: arts, ideas & politics with Christopher Lydon, September 18, 2014. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Few Options for U.S. on Russia's Ukraine Intervention?" TV appearance on PBS Newshour, March 4, 2014. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Global Outlook: State of International Politics," TV appearance on United Daily News TV in Taiwan, December 2013. Part 1: [html]. Part 2: [html]. Part 3: [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Russian President Makes 'Plea for Caution' in Syria," TV appearance on WTTW Chicago Tonight, September 12, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Backers of Israel Press for Strikes on Syria," Radio appearance on NPR Morning Edition, September 12, 2013. [html]. Related Article: [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "President Obama to Address Nation on Syria," TV appearance on WTTW Chicago Tonight, September 10, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "America & Syria on the Brink," TV appearance on WTTW Chicago Tonight, September 3, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Should U.S. Punish Syria? Debating Legality, Effectiveness and National Interest," TV appearance on PBS Newshour, August 28, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "White House Reaffirms Syrian Rebel Support as Pentagon Outlines Options, Risks," TV appearance on PBS Newshour, July 23, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "U.S. Pro-Israel Lobby," TV appearance on The Heat, CCTV News, March 3, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Debate: Should Iran get the bomb?" TV appearance on BBC News, July 13, 2012. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Nuclear-Armed Iran Would Bring 'Stability' But Risks," TV appearance on PBS Newshour, July 9, 2012. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Hegemonic wrangling or co-prosperity," TV appearance on CCTV News Dialogue in China, May 23, 2012. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "NATO & Afghanistan," TV appearance on WTTW Chicago Tonight, May 15, 2012. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "In Face of Coordinated Attacks in Iraq, Should U.S. Have Stayed Put?" TV appearance on PBS Newshour, December 22, 2011. [html]
     

Interviews:

  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Trump and Trade: Extreme Tactics in Search of a Point," The New York Times, January 31, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Proposed referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union would be no danger to peace," Handelsblatt, June 23, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Crouching Tiger: John Mearsheimer On Strangling China And The Inevitability of War," Real Clear Politics, March 10, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "German Specialist with the U.S. political scientist John Mearsheimer," Russia Today, October 31, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Mearsheimer v. Nye on the Rise of China" interview with Bill Callahan, The Diplomat, July 8, 2015. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Israel and the Two-State Solution: Fantasy or Reality?" interview with Chicago Policy Review, August 15, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Power as the Currency of International Relations, Disciplining US Foreign Policy, and Being an Independent Variable," interview with Theory Talks, June 24, 2012. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Reconsidering America's Future," interview with Christopher Gombeski, The Politic: A Yale Undergraduate Journal of Politics. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Speaking Truth to Power," interview with Electronic Politics, January 4, 2008. [mp3 / podcast]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, "Seven Questions: The Israel Lobby Revisited," interview with Foreign Policy (web exclusive), September 2007. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Debating the Israel Lobby," interview with Bruce Feiler, Bloggingheads.tv, December 2, 2007. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, interview with Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report, October 2, 2007. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, "Domestic Politics and International Relations," interview with Harry Kreisler, part of the "Conversations with History" series, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, September 19, 2007. The IIS - UC Berkeley website provides a full transcript as well as a streaming video of the interview here.
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, "Grabbing the Third Rail," interview with Mother Jones, July 2006. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Conversations in International Relations - Interview with John J. Mearsheimer (Part II)," International Relations, Vol. 20, No. 2 (2006), pp. 231 243. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Conversations in International Relations - Interview with John J. Mearsheimer (Part I)," International Relations, Vol. 20, No. 1 (2006), pp. 105-124. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Through the Realist Lens," interview with Harry Kreisler, part of the "Conversations with History" series, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, April 8, 2002. The IIS - UC Berkeley website provides a full transcript as well as a streaming video of the interview here.
     

Public Talks:

  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Changes in the Israel Lobby," Public Talk at the National Press Club, Washington D.C., March 25, 2017.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Maximizing the Opening with Iran," panelist at NIAC report release, Washington D.C., November 16, 2016.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "World Order: Quo Vadis," panelist at Valdai Conference, Sochi, Moscow, October 25, 2016. (Mearsheimer can be seen at 39 minutes, 1hour and 50 minutes, and 2 hours and 13 minutes) [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Global Order and Great Power Politics in the 21st Century," discussion held at Valdai Club, Moscow, Russia, October 18, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "China and the U.S. Are Long Term Enemies," debate before Intelligence Square U.S., New York City, NY, October 14, 2015.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Will Democracy Have Competitors in the 21st Century?" debate before Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, November 18, 2014.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Structural Realism," online lecture for The Open University, October 3, 2014.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Is this the Cold War II?" debate before The New York Times, The opinion Pages: Op-Talk, June 27, 2014.[html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Taiwan in the Shadow of a Rising China," Public Talk at the Association of International Relations in Taiwan, December 7, 2013. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer and Yan Xuetong, "Can China Rise Peacefully?" Debate at Tsinghua University, November 2, 2013. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, Reflection, A Celebration of the Life of Kenneth N. Waltz, Columbia University, October 12, 2013. [html] Transcript: [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Future of the Army: The Rise of China and the Decline of the U.S. Army," U.S. Army War College Strategy Conference, April 10, 2013. [html] Transcript: [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Imperial by Design," talk before University of Chicago alumni, June 4, 2011. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Gathering Storm: China's Challenge to U.S. Power in Asia," Michael Hintze Lecture in International Security, University of Sydney, August 4, 2010. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Future of Palestine: Righteous Jews vs the New Afrikaners," The Hisham Sharabi Memorial Lecture, The Palestine Center, Washington, D.C. April 29, 2010. [html]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Resolved: End America s Special Relationship with Israel," debate before Yale Political Union, Yale University, New Haven, CT, September 9, 2008. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Congress and Israel," comments at the Council for the National Interest (CNI) Public Hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2008. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Support for Israel," talk before Chicago Friends of Israel, University of Chicago, February 7, 2008. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Israel and American Academia," comments at symposium on Freedom and the University, Columbia University, October 30, 2007. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "In Defense of Academic Freedom," comments at "In Defense of Academic Freedom" conference, University of Chicago, October 12, 2007. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Remains of Education" Address to Class of 2005, University of Chicago, June 10, 2005. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, E.H. Carr Memorial Lecture, Aberystwyth, UK, October 14, 2004. Subsequently published as John J. Mearsheimer, "E.H. Carr vs. Idealism: The Battle Rages On," International Relations, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2005), pp. 139-152. [pdf]  Additionally, my response to five pieces responding to this talk was also published as John J. Mearsheimer, "The Mores Isms the Better," International Relations, Vol. 19, No. 3 (September 2005), pp. 354-359. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, Graduation Speech, University of Chicago, June 11-12, 2004. [pdf]
     
  • John J. Mearsheimer, "Aims of Education" Address to Class of 2001, University of Chicago, September 21, 1997. Subsequently published as John J. Mearsheimer, "The Aims of Education," in Philosophy and Literature, Vol. 22, No. 1 (April 1998), pp. 137-155. [pdf]   Also, my response to several critics of the address was published as John J. Mearsheimer, "Teaching Morality at the Margins," in Philosophy and Literature, Vol. 22, No. 1 (April 1998), pp. 193-198. [pdf]
     

Updated: July 17, 2017

 
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