Author profile: Francis Grice

Francis Grice is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at McDaniel College in Maryland, where he has worked since 2014. Prior to this posting, he worked as a Teaching Fellow at King’s College London. He has a PhD in Defence Studies from King’s College London (2014). His thesis critically examined the originality and transnational influence of the teachings of Mao Zedong on insurgent warfare.

Does North Korea Want to Be Attacked?

Does North Korea Want to Be Attacked?

As the Trump administration considers North Korea’s recent belligerence, it should bear in mind that launching limited strikes might be exactly what Kim Jong-un wants.

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

By reembracing the norm of interventionism, the world’s major powers are rediscovering the very reason why it was banished at Westphalia so many years ago.

Review – Following the Leader

Review – Following the Leader

Lampton’s book provides fascinating new information and perspectives on modern China’s political system, but for existing scholars and students of Chinese politics.

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Ingalls’ translation of Mao’s poems and thought-provoking thesis have considerable merit, but readers will benefit most by approaching it with a critical eye.

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