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Cultivating the next generation of grand strategists.

The Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy is a signature program for Duke students interested in national security policymaking. AGS is defined by its curriculum, with the hallmark AGS advanced seminar, speaker series, co-curricular active learning experiences, research opportunities and extensive alumni network.

 
Courses

Take the hallmark AGS advanced seminar.

Events

Hear from today's most prominent, strategic voices.

Engage

Learn outside the classroom on staff rides and field trips.

Research

Engage with scholars on a deeper level.

Andrew McCabe | April 9, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Event summary by Miranda Woldford: Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Director of the FBI, visited Duke University on April 9th to discuss his new book, The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump. He began his talk by […]

Robert Satloff | April 10, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Event summary by Nick DeParle: On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Robert Satloff, Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy spoke at Duke, the day after the Israeli elections to an audience of 40 people. The Middle East policy expert began by […]

Michèle Flournoy | April 3, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Event summary by Bo Carlson: On Wednesday, April 3, Michèle Flournoy, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, discussed her career and the United States’ role in the world with AGS Director Peter Feaver. In the wide-ranging talk, Flournoy provided her views on […]

Michael Morgan | March 20, 2019

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. Event summary by Bo Carlson: On Wednesday, March 20, Dr. Michael Morgan, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, gave a presentation to Duke community members about the 1975 Helsinki Final Act, reflecting on its role as […]