US political scientist.
1951 – Born 28th of July in Brooklyn.
1973 – Obtained a B.A. from Oberlin College.
Finished Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University.
1981-1985 – Served in the Department of State.
1979-1980 – Worked in the Department of Defense and was a legislative aide in the U.S.
1989-1993 – Special Assistant to United States President George H. W. Bush and National Security Council.
– Senior Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs.
1991 – Received the Presidential Citizens Medal for helping to develop and explain U.S. policy.
1996-2001 – Director of foreign policy studies at Brookings Institution.
1997 – Wrote "The Reluctant Sheriff: The United States After the Cold War".
2001-2003 – Director of policy planning at State Department.
2003 – President of Council on Foreign Relations.