Security Studies

Congress and Civil-Military Relations

While the president is the commander in chief, the US Congress plays a critical and underappreciated role in civil-military relations—the relationship between the armed forces and the civilian lead

Power and Restraint

At the end of the nineteenth century, the United States emerged as an economic colossus in command of a new empire.

The Global Village Myth

According to security elites, revolutions in information, transport, and weapons technologies have shrunk the world, leaving the United States and its allies more vulnerable than ever to violent th

Conflict and Cooperation in the Global Commons

More than ever, international security and economic prosperity depend upon safe access to the shared domains that make up the global commons: maritime, air, space, and cyberspace.

Learning from the Secret Past

Identifying "lessons learned" is not new—the military has been doing it for decades.

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs has once again partnered with the Cyber Project at Georgetown University's Institute for Law, Science, and Global Security to publish the sixt

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs is the official publication of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

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