Jim GoldgeierThrilled to see so many friends and colleagues recognized for their work w/ @isanet awards! Sorry not to be able to celebrate in person. Special shoutout to amazing recent SIS alum @billkakenmaster - if you haven’t heard of him you will!
An interview with Stephen Wertheim, Deputy Director of Research and Policy at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft—a new anti-militarist foreign policy think tank.
Jim GoldgeierInteresting to learn more from @dbessner @stephenwertheim abt @QuincyInst. I’ve worked at range of DC think tanks w/ many great scholars w/ deep expertise. So put your ideas out there. But no need to denigrate our motives/expertise
In this roundtable, we asked a group of contributors to read and respond to Michael Desch's book, "Cult of the Irrelevant."
Jim GoldgeierThe essays in this @TXNatSecReview roundtable on Desch’s Cult of the Irrelevant are excellent. But as @BridgetCoggins implies in her terrific contribution, the exciting feature of our field is the cult of the relevant among younger scholars
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo works hard at being President Trump’s most loyal cabinet member and greatest evangelist of “America First.” But the world is pushing back.
Jim GoldgeierThis is a very detailed piece but the main theme of USFP over past two years gets lost: there are almost no successes and quite a few own goals. And the notion that the State Dept is in good shape post-Tillerson is laughable.
Daniel Immerwahr’s provocative and absorbing history draws attention to those islands and archipelagos too often sidelined in the national imagination.
Jim GoldgeierSounds like a fascinating book, reviewed by @jenszalai - and this line is a good reminder of the global US presence amidst all the talk of decline: “The United States has 800 overseas bases, whereas Russia has nine; most countries have zero.”
At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 6, 2018, Carnegie Corporation of New York's board of trustees approved 37 grants totaling $33,062,000. Brief descriptions of each board-approved grant are provided below.
Jim Goldgeier“One saw a flash in the exchange with Klobuchar the same sense of entitlement, cruelty and lack of simple decency that Christine Blasey Ford allegedly experienced way back when, the memory seared in her brain of two obnoxious teens laughing at her ordeal.”