U.S. National Security Policy Under Eisenhower and Kennedy
McMahon, Robert (2006-05-04)
Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy had the same assessment of the Soviet Union during the Cold War rivalry that dominated world politics in the latter half of the 20 th century: that its implacable ...
Current Transatlantic Tensions and the Legacy of the Cold War
Sarotte, Mary (2006-01-23)
Dr. Sarotte speaks on the Cold War origins of current transatlantic tensions.
For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War
Leffler, Melvyn (2008-02-08)
He is author most recently of an analysis of the Cold War, For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War. Drawing on extensive research in American and Soviet archives, Leffler offers ...
The CIA: Its Origins, Its Transformation, and Its Militarization
Immerman, Richard (2014-01-16)
The contemporary CIA more closely resembles Hollywood's fictional portrayal than the institution envisioned by the Truman administration and Congress in 1947. During the initial Cold War years, a confluence of bureaucratic ...
Shaded by Fear: The New Deal and its Legacies
Katznelson, Ira (2010-05-05)
Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University. He is an Americanist whose work has straddled comparative politics and political theory, as well a political and social history. ...
The International Politics of the European Ordering Moment, 1989-91, and Their Legacy Twenty Years Later
Sarotte, Mary; McMahon, Robert (2011-02-25)
Mary Sarotte spoke about her award winning book, 1989.
Coercive Institutions and State Violence under Authoritarianism
Chestnut Greitens, Sheena (2013-11-07)
How do autocrats construct their coercive apparatus, and why do these institutions engage in different levels of violence and repression? Despite a wave of recent interest in authoritarian politics, the origins, design, ...
The Honest Broker: Mediation and Mistrust
Kydd, Andrew (2004-03-05)
Andrew Kydd’s research focuses on international security issues, especially how states learn to trust or mistrust each other, and how conflicts are resolved via reassurance, bargaining and mediation. He is currently working ...
The Contest: Hearts, Minds, and the History of U.S. Public Diplomacy in the 'Third World'
Parker, Jason (2006-10-25)
Jason Parker is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. He received in Ph.D. in History at the University of Florida under Robert McMahon in 2002, and since then has been an ...
The Rise of Security Studies and the Globalization of American Foreign Policy, 1937 to the Present
Suri, Jeremi (2016-04-20)
Although the United States had global trading interests before World War II, American foreign policy was largely provincial before 1937 – driven by protectionist and particularist impulses. President Franklin Roosevelt's ...