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Justin Logan is the director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. He is an expert on U.S. grand strategy, international relations theory, and American foreign policy. His current research focuses on the shifting balance of power in Asia — specifically with regard to China — and the formation of U.S. grand strategy under unipolarity.

He has authored numerous policy studies and articles on topics including international relations theory, U.S.-China policy, U.S.-Russia policy, stabilization and reconstruction operations, and the policy approaches to a nuclear Iran. His articles have appeared in Foreign Policy, the National Interest, the Harvard International Review, Orbis, the Foreign Service Journal, National Review, the American Conservative, Reason, Politico, the American Prospect, and the Chicago Sun-Times, among others. He has made regular appearances on a variety of broadcast media including the BBC, MSNBC, Fox News, Voice of America.

Logan holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University.

More from Justin Logan


Can Neocons Learn?

Reason. December 8, 2014.

Why the Middle East Still Doesn’t Matter

Politico Magazine. October 9, 2014.

Modi and India’s Role in the US Pivot to Asia

Al Jazeera America. October 1, 2014.

Cato Studies

China, America, and the Pivot to Asia

Policy Analysis No. 717. January 8, 2013.

Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran: A Skeptic’s View

Nuclear Proliferation Update No. 2. October 26, 2009.

Two Kinds of Change: Comparing the Candidates on Foreign Policy

Policy Analysis No. 623. October 14, 2008.


Economic Interdependence and War

May 12, 2015. Book Forum.

National Security and Double Government

November 21, 2014. Book Forum.

Public Opinion and War

August 28, 2014. Policy Forum.