This episode of Horns of a Dilemma is part of a special series of live episodes bringing you into the room at the 2019 ISP Symposium. In this first installment, Ellen Nakashima, national security reporter at the Washington Post, sits down with John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security, to discuss law enforcement responses to new threats.
Stephen Tankel, associate professor in the School of International Service at American University and associate editor of the Texas National Security Review, discusses his recently published book, With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror.
Aaron O’Connell, Associate Professor of U.S. Military History at UT-Austin, sits down with Charles Edel, Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre, to discuss his new book co-written with Hal Brands, The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order.
In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Wen-Qing Ngoei, assistant professor of history at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, argues that British neo-colonial strategies and anti-communist nationalism in Southeast Asia intersected with pre-existing local antipathy towards China to prompt a shift in the region from European-dominated colonialism to U.S. hegemony.
William Hitchcock, the William W. Corcoran professor of history at the University of Virginia, discusses President Dwight Eisenhower and America’s role in the world in the 1950s and its enduring relevance today.