Graham Allison

Graham Allison

Graham Allison is Director of Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the bestselling author of Destined for War: America, China, and Thucydides's Trap (2017); Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World (2013); Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe (2004); and Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis (1971, 1999). Founding dean of the Harvard Kennedy School, Dr. Allison has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense and advised the secretaries of defense under every president from Reagan to Obama. He has twice been awarded the Department of Defense's highest civilian award, the Distinguished Public Service Medal, and serves on the Advisory boards of the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense.

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    • Destined for War

    • Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?
    • By: Graham Allison
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    When Athens went to war with Sparta some 2,500 years ago, the Greek historian Thucydides identified one simple cause: A rising power threatened to displace a ruling one....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Theoretically fundamental, but not inevitable nor statistically sound.

    • By G. Hutcheson on 12-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Lee Kuan Yew

    • The Grand Master’s Insights on China, United States, and the World
    • By: Graham Allison, Robert D. Blackwill, Ali Wyne
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie, Francis Chau
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363

    Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990, has honed his wisdom during more than fifty years on the world stage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought-provoking

    • By Jean on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $14.95

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