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.

Dan Nexon on the Erosion of Liberal Order

January 25, 2020 0

I present arguments from Exit from Hegemony at the Hamburg (Insecurity) Sessions. Thanks to Benjamin Tallis for inviting me to attend what turned out to be a terrific and stimulating few days in Hamburg.

Is American Hegemony in Decline?

January 18, 2020 0

The debate over American relative decline can get pretty complicated. You can’t really sum the components of state power into some kind of aggregate, “total power” measure. Even if you could, it’s not clear how Read More

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

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