History and the Blogosphere

It is a pleasure to join the SHAFR in-house blog.  Before this inaugural posting I did what historians do and went to the archives, i.e. the older posts on the site.  I was impressed by the thoughtful perspectives that other contributors (and the cross posts) brought to current events. It drove home how comparatively rare […]

The Cold War and Post-Cold War Worlds: Continuities in Grand Strategy

I had the good fortune recently to participate in a conference at Duke University sponsored by the Triangle Institute for Strategic Studies. Each of the five sessions featured a paper on the reassessments of U.S. grand strategy that occurred in the aftermath of one of America’s wars from World War II to the present–World War II, […]