Speeches | 22 March 2011

Wednesday Lunch at Lowy: The militarisation of American foreign policy - Professor Douglas Stuart presentation

With the creation of the Northern Command in 2002 and the Africa Command in 2007 the US military became the first truly global military presence in history. US Combatant Commanders are often called ‘proconsuls’ in a worldwide network of US military bases. This situation poses many problems for a republic that is historically suspicious of military power. On 23 March, Professor Douglas Stuart addressed three of these problems.Douglas Stuart

  • Douglas Stuart

With the creation of the Northern Command in 2002 and the Africa Command in 2007 the US military became the first truly global military presence in history. US Combatant Commanders are often called ‘proconsuls’ in a worldwide network of US military bases. This situation poses many problems for a republic that is historically suspicious of military power. On 23 March, Professor Douglas Stuart addressed three of these problems.Douglas Stuart

  • Douglas Stuart