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Summer Fellow: Zoe Spicer

August 11, 2023

Welcome back! Strange that I’m saying that and this will be my second and last post about this summer, as if I’m saying “Hello!” and then immediately “Goodbye!” I think it’s ok, though, because it’s a metaphor for how quickly this summer has flown by. These past few weeks were…

Summer Fellow: Millicent Caughey

August 3, 2023

In my first semester of sophomore year, I took a class with Thomas Robisheaux on all the religious and political changes occurring in Western Europe from 1450-1650 as a result of the Reformation. In the class I was struck most viscerally by the paintings, woodcuts, and comics from the period…

Feaver Launches Thanks for Your Service at the Center for a New American Security

July 26, 2023

On Wednesday, July 26, AGS Director Peter Feaver joined the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) to discuss his new book, Thanks for Your Service: The Causes and Consequences of Public Confidence in the U.S. Military, with Katherine Kuzminski, Senior Fellow and Program Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society…

Summer Fellows: Zoe Spicer

July 6, 2023

Hi everyone, and welcome to my blog! I hope to be as open and authentic as possible about my internship experience—not just the internship itself but everything that comes with it. This summer, I’m working at The Vandenberg Coalition, a foreign policy think tank based in D.C. To give you…

Miles Quoted in US News and World Report

June 30, 2023

Simon Miles was quoted in a recent story from US News and World Report, “Putin Loses Stature as Threats Draw Near,” about the uncertain political situation in Russia following the mutiny launched by Yevgeny Prigozhin. One of this year’s Phillips Lecture speakers, former national security adviser Stephen J. Hadley, is…

Feaver and Urben on Politicization and the All-Volunteer Force in Just Security

June 28, 2023

Peter Feaver and Heidi A. Urben discuss some of the current challenges facing the US military ranging from recruitment and polarization to politicization of the force. The 50th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Force has coincided with the most acute recruiting crisis in decades. Each of the services has struggled to…

Feaver Talks Thanks for Your Service with Alexander Hamilton Society

June 22, 2023

Peter Feaver discusses his new book, Thanks for Your Service: The Causes and Consequences of Public Confidence in the US Military, in this virtual book talk at the Alexander Hamilton Society. Watch the Recording

Colbourn Discusses NATO Enlargement in Brookings Institution Panel

June 16, 2023

AGS Associate Director Susan Colbourn recently took part in a panel conversation hosted by The Brookings Institution on NATO’s enlargement since the end of the Cold War. Moderated by Peter Baker of The New York Times, the panel featured the editors of Evaluating NATO Enlargement Since the End of the…