Condoleezza Rice on Foreign Policy
Secretary of State
In any class that I teach at Stanford now probably some 10 or 15% comes from some place else, and a significant number from Europe. The tendency of youth to think of themselves as, yes, holding citizenship [in one nation], but living here for five years, going and working there for three years, is probably the best thing we have going for us. So I don't despair about this at all, to say nothing of the business community where the ties and contacts are almost daily.
The change was utterly predictable [because] the Soviet Union was such an organizing principle. Americans saw every issue through the prism of Soviet Union. Today it is just not true. So now the centripetal forces are very powerful in the absence of that centralizing principle. Hence we need a much more powerful definition of national interest.
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