Some self-promotion while I’m away

I’ll be spending the next few days at the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association in Toronto, so posting will be intermittent at best. If I may indulge in some shameless self-promotion, here are a couple of Web links that some of you might find interesting. The first is a video of a ...

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Stephen M. Walt
By , a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University.
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I'll be spending the next few days at the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association in Toronto, so posting will be intermittent at best. If I may indulge in some shameless self-promotion, here are a couple of Web links that some of you might find interesting.

The first is a video of a talk I gave a couple of weeks ago to the "Rethinking Strategy" seminar in Washington. This seminar is sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and attendees include a group of DoD and national security professionals, and my talk was a discussion of the grand strategy of "offshore balancing." The questions and comments were terrific, and I learned a lot from the exchange. There are links to a number of other presentations as well.

I’ll be spending the next few days at the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association in Toronto, so posting will be intermittent at best. If I may indulge in some shameless self-promotion, here are a couple of Web links that some of you might find interesting.

The first is a video of a talk I gave a couple of weeks ago to the “Rethinking Strategy” seminar in Washington. This seminar is sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and attendees include a group of DoD and national security professionals, and my talk was a discussion of the grand strategy of “offshore balancing.” The questions and comments were terrific, and I learned a lot from the exchange. There are links to a number of other presentations as well.

The second link is to a recent interview with Peer Schouten, who has assembled a interesting website of interviews with a diverse set of contemporary IR scholars. I was flattered that he invited me, as the other participants are pretty impressive company. His questions covered a wide range of topics and I don’t think my answers were all that profound — but some of our conversation may be of interest to IR theory mavens.

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Stephen M. Walt is a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University. Twitter: @stephenwalt

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