11 Sep 2013

Gautam Mukunda on Syria and Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis


As the world waits for an end to the crisis in Syria, President Obama is facing arguably the most challenging foreign policy situation of his presidency. HBS Professor Gautam Mukunda, who holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, comments today for The Business on leading in times of crisis. What are the constraints in this situation, and how will Obama decide what to do?

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