The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War: Architecture of Triumph, written and edited in part by several Institute faculty members, details how a coherent and coordinated strategy between the National Security Council and the Reagan White House helped lead the U.S. to victory against the Soviet Union. The book details how a United States grand strategy is possible and how, when successfully implemented, it can bring mission success.
Two of the main editors of the book are IWP professors: Dr. Douglas E. Streusand and Dr. Norman A. Bailey. Dr. Streusand teaches International Relations at IWP and the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He earned his Ph.D from the University of Chicago. Prof. Bailey is a professor of economic statecraft at The Institute. He received his Ph.D in Philosophy from Columbia University. He was the Senior Director of International Economic Affairs for the National Security Council between 1981 and 1983, and has also worked with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
One chapter of The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War was written by IWP founder and president Dr. John Lenczowski, who was the Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council from 1983-1987.
The book also includes entries from experts who have lectured at IWP, including Carnes Lord, a Professor of Strategic Leadership at the Naval War College, and Francis H. Marlo, who is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Studies at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
IWP will be holding a book event for The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War on Wednesday, February 24. Please click here for more information.