Wisdom without tears: Statecraft and the uses of history

In a recent article in the Journal of Strategic Studies, CC Executive Director Will Inboden and Johns Hopkins SAIS Professor Hal Brands argue that "the making of American statecraft...can be significantly enhanced by a better understanding of the past." 

Will Inboden & Hal Brands
January 30, 2018

Executive Director authors chapter in edited CSIS volume

Executive Director Will Inboden explores how three mid-twentieth-century presidents transformed the United States in A Global History of the Twentieth Century: Legacies and Lessons from Six National Perspectives, edited by Michael Green and Nicholas Szechenyi. 

Will Inboden
February 13, 2017

Visual Evidence for Roman Infantry Tactics

Michael Taylor, a Clements Center Postdoctoral Fellow from 2015-2016 published an article in the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome Journal on Roman military organization.

Michael Taylor
November 17, 2016

Graveyard of Analogies: The Use and Abuse of History for the War in Afghanistan

Associate Director Dr. Paul D. Miller has published an article in the Journal of Strategic Studies in Spring 2016 on the misuse of historical analogies for the war in Afghanistan.

Paul D. Miller
March 9, 2016

A Review of "The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics"

Executive Director William Inboden has published a review of Marc Trachtenberg's book The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics. The review appears in the upcoming Journal of Strategic Studies, and can be accessed online here.

William Inboden
July 3, 2014
Book Review

The Prophetic Conflict: Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Realism, and World War II

Read William Inboden’s article published in the May 2013 edition of Diplomatic History.

William Inboden
August 20, 2013
Diplomatic History