Prof. Kimberly Field, CGS Executive Director, and Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs, , Professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of History and CGS faculty affiliate, argue for a more clearly defined U.S. grand strategy in their article “Why Did the U.S. Kill Suleimani?” in The New York Times.
Albritton Center for Grand Strategy News
Prof. Kimberly Field, CGS Executive Director, was recently interviewed by the local news station KBTX. Watch the discussion about Iranian military general’s death on January 6 and the conversation about the Afghanistan Papers on December 16 online.
Dr. Aileen Teague, who will begin her appointment as Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the Bush School in the 2020-21 academic year, was recently published in the Washington Post. Teague’s article, “Why Abruptly Abandoning the Drug War is a Bad Idea for Mexico,” can be read online here.
Dr. Jasen J. Castillo, Academic Director of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy, recently briefed the faculty of the Batten School of Public Policy and members of the intelligence community at the University of Virginia on his book, Endurance and War: The National Sources of Military Cohesion. For more information about Castillo’s book, please click here.
With the support of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy, Dr. Fritz Bartel cohosted a conference at Yale University marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the Cold War. Along with Professor Nuno Monteiro of Yale’s Department of Political Science, Bartel welcomed twenty leading historians and political scientists to New Haven to discuss the […]
Dr. Castillo’s article, “Don’t Leave Grand Strategy to the Generals,” was the lead article in The National Interest on October 31, 2019. The article can be read online at https://nationalinterest.org/feature/don%E2%80%99t-leave-grand-strategy-generals-92511.
Lorien Foote was the 2019 Brose Distinguished Lecturer at the Richards Civil War Era Center at Penn State. She gave a three-night lecture series entitled “Civilization and Savagery in the American Civil War: Retaliation and the Conduct of Campaigns.” During the Civil War, Union and Confederate officials used retaliation in every military campaign to negotiate […]
Robert Ralston, the 2019-20 CGS Predoctoral Fellow, presented one of the chapters of his dissertation which addresses the ambiguity surrounding a great power’s decline in his talk “The Causes and Consequences of Declinism in Great Powers” on October 23, 2019. A full summary of the talk can be read online.
The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs hosted the “Russia Policy under the Next U.S. President” conference to discuss policy concerns the next administration must address regarding Russia and their place in the world. The conference began with a riveting keynote speech by Dr. Evelyn Farkas, a Senior Fellow […]
The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy is pleased to announce the formation of a forum for Bush School students interested in examining current issues through a critical grand strategic perspective. The “From our Future Grand Strategists” forum will feature pieces written by Bush School students on the CGS home page. The first piece, written by […]