Is complete objectivity impossible to achieve? Why? Or why not?
John Joseph Mearsheimer(; born December 14, 1947) is an Americanandscholar, who belongs to the. He is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the. He has been described as the most influential realist of his generation.
Mearsheimer is best known for developing the theory of, which describes the interaction betweenas being primarily driven by theto achieve regionalin an. He wasof thein 2003 and was almost alone in opposing Ukraine’s decision to give up its nuclear weapons in 1994, predicting that it would invariablywithout a nuclear deterrent.
His most controversial views concern alleged influence by interest groups over US government actions in thewhich he wrote about in his 2007 book. In accordance with his theory, Mearsheimer believes that China’s growing power will likely bring it into conflict with the United States.