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.
Albritton Center for Grand Strategy News
The 2019 Brose Distinguished Lecture Series at Penn State University
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 […]
CGS Predoc Fellow Robert Ralston, Presents Research
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.
Albritton CGS and Scowcroft Institute Host Conference on US-Russia Relations
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 […]
CGS Launches “From our Future Grand Strategists” Student Forum
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 […]
Dr. John Schuessler Visits with Bush School Uncorked
The 2018-19 Academic Director for the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy, Dr. John Schuessler, discussed US grand strategy under the Trump administration with Bush School Uncorked hosts Dr. Justin Bullock and Dr. F. Gregory Gause. To listen to the podcast online, please click here.
CGS Faculty Affiliate, Adam Seipp, Publishes Article in the Journal of Military History
Visionary Battle Scenes’: Reading Sir John Hackett’s The Third World War, 1977-85” by Dr. Adam Seipp appeared in the October 2019 issue of the Journal of Military History. Seipp’s article examines the writing and reception of retired British General John Hackett’s 1978 novel, which helped frame international discussion of national security and nuclear weapons.
Dr. Mark Bell Speaks On Nuclear Proliferation and Grand Strategy
The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy, in conjunction with the Texas A&M Department of Political Science, welcomed Dr. Mark Bell, an assistant professor from the University of Minnesota, on Sept. 24, 3019. Bell’s lecture, “The Path Dependence of Nuclear Thinking: Grand Strategy, Nuclear Weapons, and the Absence of Evaluation,” discussed a research project he is […]
Albritton CGS, Texas A&M’s Office of the President, and The Association of Former Students Host Author, Alex Kershaw
On September 19th, journalist and New York Times best-selling author Alex Kershaw gave a poignant talk on his latest bestselling book, The First Wave: The D- Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II. Many people study D-Day for its tactical, operational, and strategic effects; however, Kershaw tells the stories of […]
Kimberly Cochrane Field Joins Leadership Team of Bush School’s Albritton Center for Grand Strategy
The Bush School is pleased to announce that Kim Field has joined the Bush School as Executive Director of the Albritton Center for Grand Strategy and Professor of the Practice in the Department of International Affairs. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, where she concentrated in Russian studies, Field retired from the United […]