Roundtables are where we get to hear from multiple experts on either a subject matter or a recently published book. These collections of essays allow for detailed debates and discussions from a variety of viewpoints so that we can deeply explore a given topic or book.
Book Review Roundtable: Lost Opportunities in Vietnam
1. Max Boot’s Revisionist Look at Vietnam By Mark Atwood Lawrence Could the United States have won in Vietnam if only Americans had made different decisions about how to fight the war there? For the most part, academic historians have said no. The South Vietnamese state was so flawed and the reservoir of Soviet and […]
Policy Roundtable: Civil-Military Relations Now and Tomorrow
Given the number of current and former generals who have been appointed to the Trump administration, TNSR asked a group of experts to share their thoughts on the impact this is having on civil-military relations in America.
Policy Roundtable: What Is the Future of the Jihadist Movement?
With ISIL having lost the bulk of its territory in Iraq and Syria, we asked a group of experts what comes next for the jihadist movement.
Book Review Roundtable: The Future of Extended Deterrence
Our reviewers respond to Terence Roehrig’s new book, “Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella,” and ask some tough questions about the purpose and future of extended deterrence.
Policy Roundtable: How to Bridge the Gap Between Academics and Policymakers
We asked some leading academics to discuss the need to branch out beyond the university to reach both policymakers and the public.
Policy Roundtable: The Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review
We gathered together an excellent group of experts to guide us through the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review.
Policy Roundtable: Are There any Good Choices When it Comes to North Korea?
We asked a group of experts to weigh in on the North Korea crisis.
Book Review Roundtable: Has the Presidency Become Impossible to Manage?
In his latest book, “The Impossible Presidency,” Jeremi Suri looks at the history of the presidency and asks whether it is still possible for a president to succeed. We’ve gathered six scholars and policymakers to weigh in.
Policy Roundtable: A Close Look at the 2018 National Defense Strategy
We asked a group of experts to comb through the National Defense Strategy and tell us what they think.