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Eliot cohen

Shakespeare and political theater
Published Oct 21, 2019
SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen discusses the Bard's works and what they reveal about our political leaders and the drama unfolding in the nation's capital
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr to step down
Published June 14, 2019
Foreign policy scholar, who joined SAIS in 2012, plans to devote more time to external engagement; Eliot A. Cohen appointed dean through June 2021
Sit rep
Published Summer 2017
A deep-dive into Eliot Cohen's 'thoughtful, carefully reasoned' book, 'The Big Stick' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Disclosure of top-secret intel a major misstep for U.S.
Published May 16, 2017
SAIS foreign policy expert Eliot Cohen says Trump's act has potential to 'jeopardize a whole range of relationships' / The Atlantic
Rudderless ship, feuding crew
Published Feb 14, 2017
In wake of Flynn's departure, Eliot Cohen conjures Captain Ahab in sharp assessment of White House operations to date / The Atlantic
Trump underestimates America's resolve
Published Jan 30, 2017
SAIS foreign policy expert Eliot A. Cohen writes that we have arrived at 'a clarifying moment in American history' / The Atlantic
Book review
An 'implicit critique' of Trump's worldview
Published Jan 4, 2017
Eliot Cohen's eighth book makes case for virtues of hard military power / The New York Times
Eliot Cohen on duty, integrity, and Trump
Published Nov 16, 2016
SAIS scholar, national security expert, who previously urged conservatives to serve under president-elect Donald Trump, now says he was 'wrong' / The Washington Post
An open letter to those anxious about Trump
Published Nov 14, 2016
SAIS professor, former State Department official Eliot A. Cohen discusses the election results / The American Interest
Defense strategy
New world disorder
Published Nov 6, 2015
U.S. military poorly equipped for future conflicts and challenges, SAIS expert Eliot Cohen testifies / The American Interest