John J. Mearsheimer

Biography

John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. He is on the advisory council of The National Interest, and his most recent book, Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics, was published in January 2011 by Oxford University Press.

Recent Posts

Say Goodbye to Taiwan

Time is running out for the little island coveted by its gigantic, growing neighbor.

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America Unhinged

The "most secure great power in world history" continues to engage in costly interventions to defend merely peripheral interests.

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Imperial by Design

Like his two most recent predecessors, President Obama is embarking on a disastrous foreign policy bent on global domination.

John J. Mearsheimer