International Security & Foreign Policy

Learning from the Classics: Reviving Ancient Insights for Understanding Modern Strategic Challenges

Grant Year: 2016


Jakub Grygiel will research and write a book that identifies lessons from classical history that can be used to understand better the nature of power and strategy. He will examine the works of classical writers and historical cases to shed light on the role of individuals in history, the nature of effective decision-making, the imperative of accurately assessing the enemy’s intentions and actions, and the character and behavior of tyrannical regimes.

Center for European Policy Analysis International Security & Foreign Policy

$150,000