Woodward’s Book Published

Former CIA officer and Pardee Professor John D. Woodward, Jr., explored the history of intelligence in “Spying: From the Fall of Jericho to the Fall of the Wall.” This comprehensive study, drawing on the late Professor Arthur Hulnick’s work, delves into espionage from ancient times to the Soviet Union’s dissolution in 1991, with a special focus on the American experience during the Revolutionary War to the Cold War’s end.

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Garčević Discusses the Future of NATO on Podcast

Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, was interviewed on the podcast Cold War Five: America’s Role Abroad! on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In the episode, “Securing the Future: NATO in Crisis?,” he and BU student Michael Dupre…

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Heine Breaks Down Emergence of Second Cold War

“There’s a growing consensus that we’re facing a Second Cold War…It’s a notion that I’ve held since at least 2020. At the time, [this position] was criticized by several colleagues, who saw it as premature, considering that there was only a commercial-technological conflict, but without ideological-military overtones. It’s now becoming increasingly apparent that the conflict does have the latter elements.”

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Eckstein Interviewed on Findings of and Contention Surrounding “Cuban Privilege

Professor Eckstein outlines the findings of her book, what motivated her to pursue this line of research, why United States immigration policy gives a special exception to Cuban immigrants and the impact of these policies, as well as the controversy surrounding her latest book.

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Eckstein Explains Findings of New Book in “BU Today” Interview

Since the 1959 Cuban revolution, Cubans have enjoyed a special status that the United States government does not bestow upon any other immigrant group. Professor Susan Eckstein discusses why in an interview on her latest book “Cuban Privilege: The Making of Immigrant Inequality in America.”

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Diplomats and IR Experts Discuss Prospect of a Second Cold War

During the “Beyond the Headlines” event, David Malone – Rector of UN University and Under-Secretary-General of the UN – Professor Min Ye, and Ambassador Jorge Heine discuss UN Security Council structure, expansion, and reform as well as what factors might lead to a second Cold War.

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Shifrinson Discusses U.S. “Neo‐​Primacy” Strategy on Cato Podcast

Professor Shifrinson weighs in on a new critique of the restraint school in U.S. foreign policy debates and explains why the strategy proposed by some liberal internationalists to confront a rising China – a strategy he terms “neo‐​primacy” – is bound to fail.

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