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.

North Korea’s Nuclear Quest

Francis Grice • Sep 14 2017 • Articles
The United States may not be able to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, but it can encourage them to use diplomacy instead of throwing nuclear tantrums.

Does North Korea Want to Be Attacked?

Francis Grice • Jul 9 2017 • Articles
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’

Francis Grice • Apr 14 2017 • Articles
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

Francis Grice • Mar 13 2015 • Features
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

Francis Grice • Jul 28 2014 • Features
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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