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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

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Events

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Engage

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Research

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Sara Vakhshouri | February 27, 2020

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. AGS event summary by Caroline Anderson: In her talk on “Energy Security and the New Geopolitics of Energy,” Dr. Sara Vakhshouri spoke with Dr. Brian Murray on defining energy security and how it affects the national interests of the U.S. and other countries. Dr. […]

John Bolton | February 17, 2020

  More event photos on the AGS Facebook page. AGS event summary coming soon. Read Duke Today: John Bolton makes first public remarks since impeachment Read the Duke Chronicle: John Bolton deflects questions at Duke talk due to WH ‘censorship’ of upcoming book More coverage of the event in the news: ABC News The Atlantic […]

Gary Haugen | February 12, 2020

More event photos on the AGS Facebook page. AGS event by Alice Wu: On February 12th, 2020, Gary Haugen, The CEO of the International Justice Mission, was welcomed to Duke University by the Center for Christianity and Scholarship and the Duke University program in American Grand Strategy. Haugen was the Director of the U.N. investigation […]

Richard Fontaine | February 4, 2020

  More event photos can be found on the AGS Facebook page. AGS event summary by Reiss Becker: On February 4th, 2020 the CEO of the Center for New American Security, Richard Fontaine, spoke with Professor Simon Miles about the efficacy of war. Fontaine referenced his recent piece in Foreign Affairs entitled “The Nonintervention Delusion” where he […]