Browsing All Posts filed under »Peace Studies«

Book: Powerful Peace

November 30, 2012


Powerful Peace: A Navy SEAL’s Lessons on Peace from a Lifetime at War (via Amazon) In Powerful Peace, J. Robert DuBois takes on a crucial, unprecedented mission for a U.S. Navy SEAL: the relentless pursuit of interpersonal and international peacemaking. With gut wrenching candor and surprising moments of comedy, he narrates a personal journey through […]

Dempsey’s (Security) Paradox

November 23, 2012


Last week I referred to a Foreign Policy blog post by Micah Zenko and how it relates to my transition from national security studies to peace studies. I’d like to share that post here in its entirety as it is definitely something I am ruminating on. First, the “security paradox” that General Dempsey refers to […]

Transitions: Captain – Professor

November 15, 2012


Today’s Foreign Policy blog by Micah Zenko spoke to the heart of my PhD admissions essay. When referring to an exchange about cooperation between defense and diplomacy, Gen. David Petraeus noted: “…when it comes to the conflict prevention, that one I have to put my thinking cap on and figure out.” Where is the bridge […]