George F. Kennan: The Greatest Architect of US Foreign Policy

Note: This essay was originally written in Winter 2019 Though often associated with Morgenthau, Niebuhr, and the Cold Warriors, George Frost Kennan cannot be exclusively claimed by neorealists. He in fact belonged to neorealism and constructivism respectively – perhaps most importantly as an historian in realpolitik, perched above the limits of these theories. This essay … Continue reading George F. Kennan: The Greatest Architect of US Foreign Policy