April 24, 2014

The Bachelorette: Grand Strategy Edition (or How to Capture Today's Foreign Policy Debate In a Film)

By Shawn Brimley

Source: Foreign Policy

Journalist(s) PETER D. FEAVER

I am already getting good advice on films I should have included in my "American Grand Strategy Through Film" class. Next time, I have to find room for The Manchurian CandidateFail-Safe, and perhaps The Three Kings, to name just a few.

But in the meantime, check out what my students did for their group project. In lieu of having them write a research paper, I had the students team up to make their own class film that captures the current mood about American grand strategy as the films we watched reflected earlier moods.

Please visit Foreign Policy for the full article. 

  • Shawn Brimley

    Executive Vice President and Director of Studies

    Shawn Brimley is Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where he manages the center’s research agenda and staff. Mr....