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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.


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Halloween, Midterms, and Cybersecurity Awareness

By Mary Wang. December 3, 2018. October may just be my favorite month. It reminds me of falling leaves, candy, Halloween, horror movies, midterms, and, after this year, cybersecurity. Established by the Department of Homeland Security and National Cybersecurity Alliance in 2004, October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. On October 9, I volunteered for an […]

The AI Arms Race is Here. Except…is it Really an Arms Race?

By Justin Sherman. December 1, 2018. If you’ve been following developments in AI over the past decade, you’ve noticed that governments around the world have taken a growing interest in not just AI’s potential benefits for domestic and global economies, but in its strategic importance as well. “The debate over the effects of artificial intelligence […]