Whitney H. Shepardson Study Group on Great Power Politics

Staff: Richard K. Betts, Adjunct Senior Fellow for National Security Studies
December 1, 1998 - May 1, 1999

This yearly study group allows the Council’s current Shepardson Fellow to benefit from the feedback of relevant experts on discussion papers/chapters from a book-in-progress. This year’s Fellow is John Mearsheimer, a professor at the University of Chicago, who is writing a book on great power relations since the French Revolution and the relevant lessons for U.S. security policy.

Meetings

Study Group Meeting

Session IV: American Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

May 17, 1999

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Session III: Offensive Realism

April 20, 1999

This meeting is not for attribution.

Study Group Meeting

Session II: The Relentless Pursuit of Power and the Off-Shore Balancers

March 22, 1999

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Study Group Meeting

Session I: Offensive Realism

December 10, 1998

This meeting is not for attribution.