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Daniel Chirot

Daniel Chirot

Daniel Chirot, an editorial board member of American Purpose, is the Herbert J. Ellison Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Henry Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

Articles

Those We Leave Behind

Those We Leave Behind

Will America repeat the tragedies of the past as it walks away from another war?

Daniel Chirot
1619 vs. 1776

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.

Daniel Chirot
The Good, the Brave, and the Ugly

The Good, the Brave, and the Ugly

On the eve of the anniversary of the German occupation of Vichy France, one of the regime’s youngest inhabitants reflects on the moral choices available to those living under authoritarian rule.

Daniel Chirot