Eliot A. Cohen

Capsule Review
Mar/Apr
2013
Eliot A. Cohen

Most college students today were not even born when the Gulf War occurred: this book is a good way of helping them think about what it meant.

Reading List
Eliot A. Cohen

An annotated Foreign Affairs syllabus on fighting insurgencies.

Roundtable
Stephen Peter Rosen, Eliot A. Cohen, Henry Rosovsky, and Zbigniew Brzezinski

Eulogies delivered at the memorial service for Samuel P. Huntington, Memorial Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 22, 2009.

Essay
Jul/Aug
2004
Eliot A. Cohen

Whether or not the United States today should be called an empire is a semantic game. The important point is that it resembles previous empires enough to make the search for lessons of history worthwhile. Overwhelming dominance has always invited hostility. U.S. leaders thus must learn the arts of imperial management and diplomacy, exercising power with a bland smile rather than boastful words.

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2002
Eliot A. Cohen
Capsule Review
Sep/Oct
2002
Eliot A. Cohen
Capsule Review
Sep/Oct
2002
Eliot A. Cohen
Capsule Review
Sep/Oct
2002
Eliot A. Cohen
Review Essay
Sep/Oct
2002
Lawrence D. Freedman

In Supreme Command, Eliot Cohen shoots down the myth that politicians should not meddle with the military during wartime. Focusing on four great civilian leaders, he shows that the opposite is true: disasters can result when politicians are not involved enough.