Throughout his seven-year tenure as foreign minister and the leading figure of the German Green Party, Joschka Fischer was arguably the most popular politician in his nation. Widely respected for leading the "Greens" to the center stage of German politics, he is admired for his personal integrity, charisma and pivotal position in critical national dialog about his country´s role in European integration. He continues his work with international affairs as Professor of International Economic Policy, with the rank of Lecturer of Public and International Affairs, at The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
He discusses the concept of historic responsibility in foreign policy
formulation and trans-Atlantic security strategies. This former leader
of the German Parliament deftly analyzes the intersection of politics
and the economy as well as key challenges affecting the U.S--European relationship. Fischer enlightens audiences with personal motivational anecdotes about applying diplomacy and championing leadership, negotiation and organizational renewal.