About Dan Nexon
Daniel Nexon is an associate professor in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is the author of The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe: Religious Conflict, Dynastic Empires, and International Change.

Market Power and Regulatory Capacity

November 18, 2019 0

Abraham Newman and I have a new article in Foreign Policy on progressive policy and the use of American market power. We begin by discussing China’s ham-handed response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong democracy Read More

Trump’s Syria Policy

October 18, 2019 0

I have a piece in The Atlantic which is extremely critical of the mess that Trump has made of northeastern Syria. In fact, I argue that the whole episode encapsulates the reasons why Trump is Read More

Trumpian Unpredictability

October 7, 2019 0

Back in 2017, Dani Nedal and I wrote an article about Donald Trump’s claim that “unpredictability” is a good approach to conducting U.S. foreign policy. We looked closely at the logic behind it, and the Read More

Global Kleptocracy and Counter-Order Movements

October 5, 2019 0

I’ve long argued that progressivism must be internationalist in orientation. Among other reasons, contemporary kleptocracy and oligarchy is transnational character. Global economic order, especially when it comes to capital mobility and offshoring, nurtures kleptocrats and oligarchs while spreading the Read More

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