We're joined by Emily Finley of Stanford University and Arta Moeini of the Institute for Peace and Diplomacy for an "upstream" discussion on the deeper philosophical sources of our foreign policy problems, with a particular focus on the problem of democracy and elite leadership.
American foreign policy shifted dramatically in the middle of the twentieth century. What happened, and why? Stephen Wertheim, author of Tomorrow the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy explains. We're joined by Jonathan Askonas, Assistant Professor of Politics at CUA.
Our own Justin Litke joins Gary Gregg of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville and Aaron N. Coleman of the University of the Cumberlands to discuss their new, unique edition of the Federalist and the relevance of the debates over the Constitution's ratification to our time.
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On this episode, host Justin Logan is joined by CSS Senior Fellow Gil Barndollar and Professor of Politics Jonathan Askonas to examine what Joe Biden's appointments to his national security team might mean in terms of America's overall foreign policy. Will his administration see a return to traditional diplomacy, or embrace sweeping, potentially hubristic ambitions?
In discussion with Professor David Walsh of The Catholic University of America, Special Envoy Mick Mulvaney discusses his experiences in and outlook for Northern Ireland amid the complexities of Brexit, COVID-19, and a U.S. presidential election.
On this inaugural episode of the CSS podcast, host Justin Logan is joined by Claes G. Ryn, Professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America and editor of the scholarly journal Humanitas, plus William S. Smith, Managing Director of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship.
We are particularly interested in papers that speak to the “moral, cultural, political, social, and financial costs of imperial ambitions, military interventions, and nation-building.”
Should the United States embrace a new foreign policy of restraint, or must we continue to defend "the liberal world order"? Patrick Porter and Robert Kagan debate. Kathy Gilsinan moderates.
Paul Miller and Michael Desch both seek to connect American foreign policy to higher ideals, with vastly divergent conclusions.
An upcoming lecture by Andrew Gilmour, a decorated 32-year veteran of the CIA.
This, the 2018 John Oh Memorial Lecture, was delivered by U.S. Ambassador (Retired) Kathleen Stephens.
The Center will co-sponsor a lecture by Ambassador (retired) Kathleen Stephens, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2008-2011.
A highlight reel of our November 29, 2017 panel discussion, “America’s Double Government: The Hidden Agenda of the National Security State.”
What is distinctive to CSS’s intellectual orientation?
Full video from our Launch Event on September 13, 2017. Featuring a conversation on U.S. foreign policy with Dr. Claes Ryn, Doug Bandow, and The Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, J.C.D. Introductory remarks by John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America.
With a mix of fanfare and gravitas, Catholic University formally launched the Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS) Sept. 13 at the National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C.
The Center for the Study of Statesmanship at Catholic University hosted its first lecture on April 19, 2017, given by constitutional scholar Louis Fisher. Most recently Fisher has worked as a Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers at the Library of Congress, and lectured on the War Powers and unconstitutional wars.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Donald Trump has adopted a tough line on North Korea and announced the deployment of more American…
The Catholic University of America announced today the establishment of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship to promote research, teaching, and public discussion about how statesmanship can defuse conflict and foster respectful foreign and domestic relations.