Retired four-star Navy admiral and former NATO commander James Stavridis spoke Wednesday night of the possibilities of global unrest, terrorism, global warming and potential international pandemics to underscore the importance of the Bush School’s creation of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy. Read the full article from The Eagle online.
Albritton Center for Grand Strategy News
Please join us for the kick-off event launching the new Bush School Center for Grand Strategy. The event will feature a talk by Admiral James Stavridis, NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe and 15th Commander of the U.S. European Command (2009-2013), Head of U.S. Southern Command (2006-2009), Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and […]
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently approved the naming of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy (CGS) at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. A 1971 graduate of Texas A&M University, Mr. Albritton was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2015 by Governor Greg Abbott. […]
Dr. Matthew Fuhrmann, a Center for Grand Strategy Faculty Affiliate, was one of 21 Texas A&M scholars named as a 2018 Presidential Impact Fellow by TAMU President Michael K. Young and Provost and Executive Vice President Carol Fierke. Dr. Fuhrmann is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University. Read more […]
The Bush School and the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy hosted John J. Mearshemier, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, on Sept. 27, 2018. Mearsheimer spoke about his book, The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities. […]
One the Center for Grand Strategy’s directors, Jasen Castillo, co-authored two RAND studies that have been published in recent months, National Will to Fight: Why Some States Keep Fighting and Others Don’t and Will to Fight: Analyzing, Modeling, and Simulating the Will to Fight of Military Units.
Video Dr. Jasen Castillo addressed questions pertaining to conditions that might facilitate nuclear escalation in a conventional conflict between the U.S. and Russia and how Russian nuclear strategy might affect its pursuit of foreign policy objectives. More information and video from the talk can be found online here.
Dr. Jasen Castillo, CGS Academic Director, published a chapter titled “Deliberate Escalation: Nuclear Strategies to Deter or to Stop Conventional Attacks” in Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics (Oxford University Press, 2018) edited by Kelly M. Greenhill and Peter Krause.
Bush School Professors F. Gregory Gause, III, and John Schuessler have chapters in a recently published book, Chaos in the Liberal Order: The Trump Presidency and International Politics in the Twenty-First. Chapter 21, written by Professor F. Gregory Gause, III, dives into “Donald Trump and the Middle East.” Chapter 29, written by Professor John Schuessler, is […]