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.

Hong Kong

July 6, 2020 0

On June 30, Beijing enacted a National Security Law that, in effect, ended any guarantee of Hong Kong’s separate political system. Today, the other shoe dropped. Hong Kong police will be authorised to conduct searches at private properties Read More

Exit from Above Meets Exit from Below

June 24, 2020 0

Ishaan Tharoor has a very good discussion of the broader context of Trump’s meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda. Though accustomed to lectures from Brussels, Duda and his allies are hoping for a boost ahead of a Read More

Far Right Terrorism Increasing

June 23, 2020 0

From the Washington Post story on the U.S. soldier charged with helping to plan a terrorist attack against his own unit: The charges against Melzer are likely to renew concerns about white nationalist and extremist Read More

How Hegemony Ends

June 9, 2020 0

We have a new article in the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs. It provides an overview of some of our key arguments. Because of the format, it loses a lot of nuance and most of Read More

New! The “Exit” tracker

May 30, 2020 0

The Monkey Cage ran an updated version of our article on international goods substitution and the World Health Organization. The reason, of course, was Trump’s announcement that he intends to cut all ties between the Read More

Multipolar Populism

May 6, 2020 0

We have a piece in Foreign Policy on the relationship between multipolarity and populism. he Serbian and Italian examples highlight an important but often overlooked relationship between the decline of U.S. hegemony and the rise Read More

Recent print appearances

April 17, 2020 0

I was quoted in stories in both Business Insider and the Los Angeles Times on international cooperation, U.S. leadership, and COVID-19.

POMEPS podcast on Exit from Hegemony

April 13, 2020 0

Marc Lynch interviewed me about the book on the Project on Middle East Political Science “conversations” podcast. We focused on how the dynamics we identify are at work in… wait for it… the Middle East. Read More

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