The end of the American republic? Not so fast, says ancient Rome scholar

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Oct. 14, 2013 The end of the American republic? Not so fast, says ancient Rome scholar Barry Strauss, chair of the Department of History at Cornell University, editor of “The Princeton History of the Ancient World” series and author of 11 books on military history with a focus on Greece […]

Syria intervention must shoot margin between overreaction, half-measures

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Syria intervention must shoot margin between overreaction, half-measures Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 Barry Strauss, military history expert and professor of history at Cornell, discusses the narrow parameters surrounding military intervention in Syria by the U.S. and its allies. Strauss says: “The U.S. and its allies have to do two things. […]