In the latest episode of this new podcast series from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Dr. Green and Dr. Inboden unpack popular misconceptions about the application of history to grand strategy and discuss the critical place of values in American foreign policy. They also preview Dr. Inboden's forthcoming book on the Reagan administration.
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently published results from the second round of an annual poll, sponsored by the Texas National Security Network at the University of Texas at Austin, which aims to shed light on Americans’ perceptions of the intelligence community. Steve Slick (Intelligence Studies Project Director), Joshua Busby (Clements Center Faculty Fellow), and Kingsley Burns (Chancellors Scholar and Clements Center Graduate Portfolio student) co-authored a summary of the findings in Lawfare.
We'd like to extend our warm congratulations to Dr. Mark Atwood Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History, for receiving the Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Award! We're grateful for his tireless dedication and excellence as an educator - no one is more deserving of such recognition and we're fortunate to have him as a member of our team.
Throughout history, how have Americans thought about their own self-defense? Have they always thought about it like they do today — as expansive, global, and ideological? Andrew Preston discusses these questions by looking at the history of the idea of national security and how it is different today than in the past, the topic of his current book project.
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