Author Archives: Will Nelligan

A Forgotten Link in a Long Chain

History majors, faculty, and students in History 382 heard from Becca Solnit ’12 last week on the beginning stages of her honors thesis research, on the Indian independence lobby’s influence on American foreign policy during World War Two. Ms. Solnit … Continue reading

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Maine’s Boundary Brawl and the 1842 Webster-Ashburton Treaty

Upon his arrival at Vancouver International Airport in the fall of 1964, President Lyndon Johnson remarked, “no nation in the world has had greater fortune than mine in sharing a continent with the people and the nation of Canada.” In … Continue reading

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SAIS’s James Mann at Dickinson College

As other class bloggers have explained, Dickinson hosted historian James Mann as a guest speaker last week. Mann, well known for his book about President George W. Bush’s foreign policy team, came to campus to discuss how political parties impact international … Continue reading

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Zelikow: Foreign policy of the future is about “harmonizing disparate domestic policies”

Last Tuesday, just days after the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Dickinson College had the honor of hosting Professor Philip Zelikow on our campus. Zelikow, a former State Department diplomat who served as executive director of the 9/11 … Continue reading

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