John Lewis Gaddis - On Grand Strategy

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John Lewis Gaddis - On Grand Strategy

Time: April 12, 2018 from 8am to 9:15am
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Street: 170 E. 64th Street
City/Town: New York
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Event Type: public, affairs
Organized By: Carnegie Council
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In On Grand Strategy, John Lewis Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory in practice from the ancient world through World War II and beyond. Full of vivid examples of leadership and strategic thinking, from the Persian king Xerxes to Churchill's and Roosevelt's WWII strategies, Gaddis brings a deep knowledge of history, insight, and wit to the rigorous study of leadership.

How do leaders make strategic decisions? What defines great leadership?

John Lewis Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of History at Yale University, and was the founding director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. His previous books include The United States and the Origins of the Cold War; Strategies of Containment; The Long Peace; We Now Know; The Landscape of History; Surprise, Security, and the American Experience; and The Cold War: A New History.

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