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Seyom Brown

Adjunct Senior Fellow at the American Security Project, Washington, DC

Dr. Seyom Brown, adjunct senior fellow at the American Security Project, Washington, DC, has held senior research and policy analysis positions at the RAND Corporation, the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs in the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and has served in the Department of Defense and the Department of State. He has held distinguished chairs in international relations at Brandeis University and Southern Methodist University and has also taught at Harvard, the Fletcher School, SAIS, Columbia, Chicago, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. Dr. Brown is the author of twelve books on U.S. foreign policy and international relations, including Higher Realism: A New Foreign Policy for the United States; The Illusion of Control: Force and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century; The Faces of Power; Human Rights in World Politics; The Causes and Prevention of War;  and New Forces, Old Forces, and the Future of World Politics. His latest edition of Faces of Power: [now analyzing] Constancy and Change in United States Foreign Policy from Truman to Obama will be published in February 2015.

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