Agonies of Empire: American power from Clinton to Biden

This event, which marked Michael Cox's new book, Agonies of Empire - American Power from Clinton to Biden, interrogated US foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. It was co-hosted with LSE IDEAS and the Ralph Miliband Programme.




Michael Cox is an Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE. He was a Founding Director of LSE IDEAS and currently sits on the steering committee of the Ralph Miliband Programme. He has also served as Chair of the United States Discussion Group at Chatham House, as Senior Fellow at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, and as Chair of the European Consortium for Political Research.


Caroline Kennedy-Pipe is Professor of War Studies at Loughborough University. Caroline has published extensively on Russia, the Cold War and its legacies but also studies war, strategy and terrorism. She has managed funded research projects on IEDS, on suicide bombers and on drone warfare. Currently, Caroline works on Arctic Security, Russia and the High North as well as writing a book urban warfare.

Peter Trubowitz

Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Phelan US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House. His research largely focuses on issues of international security and US foreign policy. His publications include Politics and Strategy: Partisan Ambition and American Statecraft and Defining the National Interest: Conflict and Change in American Foreign Policy.



Robin Archer is the Director of the postgraduate programme in political sociology and the Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE.


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This event was held on 24 March 2022.

Header image: Photo by Srikanta H. U on Unsplash

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