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The Lessons of Tragedy
How Woodrow Wilson Lost the Peace

One hundred years later, the Versailles settlement stands as the foremost example of world leaders drawing all the wrong lessons from tragedy.

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Grand Strategy
Danger: Falling Powers

Why revisionist powers in decline may pose an even greater threat than those on the rise.

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The Real Gap
Why Scholars and Policymakers Disagree

Those who study international security and those who practice it see the same world through very different conceptual lenses.

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Grand Strategy
The Pretty Successful Superpower

American grand strategy in the post-Cold War era.

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