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John Glaser is director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. His research interests include grand strategy, U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, the rise of China, and the role of status and prestige motivations in international politics.

Glaser has been a guest on a variety of television and radio programs, including Fox News, MSNBC, and National Public Radio, and has had his work published in the New York Times, the Washington PostUSA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and Foreign Affairs, among other outlets. He is the co-author, with Christopher A. Preble and A. Trevor Thrall, of the forthcoming Fuel to the Fire: How Trump Made America’s Broken Foreign Policy Even Worse (and How We Can Recover) (Cato Institute, 2019).

Glaser earned a Master of Arts in International Security at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

More from John Glaser

Commentary

The US Started This Tit-for-tat

USA Today (Online). February 20, 2019.

U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Puts a Check on Mission Creep

Axios. December 19, 2018.

Failure Forecast: Sanctions Won’t Work on Iran

National Interest (Online). November 5, 2018.

Articles

Status, Prestige, Activism and the Illusion of American Decline

The Washington Quarterly. Vol. 41. No. 1. March 26, 2018.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Repeal, Don’t Replace, the AUMF

Policy Report. July/August 2018.