Daniel Chirot, an editorial board member of American Purpose, is the Emeritus Herbert J. Ellison Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Henry Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.
Articles and Events
Out of Africa—and Back
Great-power competition is heating up in the remnants of France’s former empire.
Those We Leave Behind
Will America repeat the tragedies of the past as it walks away from another war?
1619 vs. 1776
A common historical narrative is part of the glue that holds a nation together. Editorial board member Daniel Chirot argues that American renewal depends upon empathy and compromise in how we tell the American story.