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Special Forum “Military Power and American Foreign Policy” on 2 July

  • Please register at Registration Form by July 1 (Wed) 15:00.
  • If you can’t open the registration form, please send an e-mail to by July 1 (Wed) 15:00 with this title “Register to the Special Forum on July 2“.

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Abstract:What will be the relationship between American military power and its foreign policy in the years to come? What are the consequences and lessons of fifteen years of war? What are the chief challenges that must be met by American forces, and to what use will they be put? Professor Cohen will explore these, with particular reference to the circumstances of the 2016 election, and the changing international environment, including in Asia.


Speakers’ Profile:

7.2Special ForumEliot A. Cohen is the Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University and founding director of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies there. His books include Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles Along the Great Warpath that made the American Way of War (2011), Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime (2002), and (with John Gooch) Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War (1990). He directed the US Air Force’s official study of the 1991 Gulf War, and has served on a variety of government advisory boards, including the Defense Policy Board. During 2007-2009 he served as Counselor of the Department of State.


Date / Time 2015.7.2/16:40/18:10
SpeakerDr. Eliot A. Cohen, Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Title“Military Power and American Foreign Policy”
Venue Sokairou Hall, 1st Floor, GRIPS
Fee Free (prior registration required)
Language English (Japanese simultaneous interpretation provided)

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