Brzezinski: “Very different from most American politicians”
He was Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor, a hawk in terms of foreign policy. In an interview with stern magazine Zbigniew Brzezinski explains why President-elect Obama reminds him of John F. Kennedy, what he expects from the new administration’s foreign policy - and why the US will demand a greater European military commitment in Afghanistan.
Dr. Brzezinksi, as one of Washington’s ultimate insiders you have witnessed many presidential elections.
How did you experience Obama’s victory last Tuesday?
I was with friends, watching television. I had predicted his win. But when it actually really happened, it was exactly 11.01 p.m., I was very moved.