On August 24, Ashford’s new article on US grand strategy, “Strategies of Restraint,” was published in the Sept/Oct issue of Foreign Affairs Magazine.

“A growing chorus of voices are advocating a strategy of restraint—a less activist approach that focuses on diplomatic and economic engagement over military intervention. And they have found a receptive audience. In that, they have undoubtedly been helped by circumstance: the United States’ failed “war on terror,” the rise of China, and growing partisan polarization at home have all made it clear that U.S. foreign policy cannot simply remain on autopilot.”

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