President Obama should have given Sen. Ben Sasse’s speech
Professor of political science and public policy; director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies; director of the Program in American Grand Strategy
Expertise: Foreign Politics and Terrorism, U.S. Foreign Policy
From 2005-07, he was on leave to be special adviser for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform on the National Security Council Staff at the Bush White House. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and blogs at www.shadow.foreignpolicy.com.