Risa Brooks

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It’s time for the US to rethink Huntington’s philosophy: Part I

Critical State

Critical State’s next two editions of Deep Dive examine recent critiques of famed political scientist Samuel Huntington’s work and the role he continues to play in shaping American security policy. Political scientist Risa Brooks takes aim at Huntington’s “The Soldier and the State” for the paradoxes that its recommendations cause for members of the military.