Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 143 , Segment 2
Episode: China, Alliances, Marijuana Debunked, Work-Family Balance
- Sep 17, 2015 9:00 pm
- 10:44 mins
Guest: Brett Ashley Leeds, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science at Rice University Countries make military and political alliances to protect themselves in case of attacks by enemies. For example, Tony Blair famously defended the invasion of Iraq by referring to the obligations of Britain’s alliance with the United States. Political scientists at Rice University recently set out to measure the qualities of strong alliances and how, ultimately, strong alliances can promote international peace.