... is the
guest speaker scheduled for the 151st meeting of the Karl Hess Club, to
convene on January 15, 2007.
on "The Horse in Midstream: The War Presidency, Iraq, and a Future Free
Each new year we pause and reflect
on the past. Jack Kugler will revisit the issues he explored at the
KHC during his talk of February 17, 2003 on "The War Presidency and the
Prospects for Conflict" during the run up to the Iraq War. He will
explore how "war presidencies" differ from those focused on domestic concerns.
He'll also analyze how the electoral
shift in Congress may affect foreign policy during the remainder of the
Bush Administration and its impact on the 2008 elections.
Dr. Kugler is an international
relations expert. He has a B.A. and M.A. from UCLA, and a Ph.D..
in Political Science from the University of Michigan. He teaches
on war, peace, deterrence, political economy, and economic development.
His publications credits include Power
Transitions: 21st Century Strategies, Political
Capacity & Economic Behavior, Parity
and War, Exploring
the Stability of Deterrence, and The
Dr. Kugler is "Elizabeth Helm
Rosecrans Professor of International Relations" at the School of Politics
& Economics at Claremont Graduate University. He has a faculty
The KHC recommends that members
read Robert A. Heinlein's Sixth