Eugenio Lilli

Academic and Commentator


US Foreign Policy

Woodrow Wilson’s influence on US foreign policy will outlast Donald Trump

US President Woodrow Wilson justified the US’s 1917 entry into World War I with the famous words: “The world must be made safe for democracy.” That was exactly a century ago and marked the beginning of the doctrine known as... Continue Reading →


Presenting at UCD conference on Trump’s America, May 6th

On May the 6th, I will be presenting a paper at the "Trump's America" conference hosted by the Clinton Institute at UCD. I will be part of a panel focusing on US foreign policy. The abstract of my presentation is... Continue Reading →

A Preview of the Incoming Presidential Debates in the United States

In a recent televised forum, which took place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan, presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offered a preview of the incoming presidential debates. Showing many differences in both style and... Continue Reading →

The Arab Awakening and US counterterrorism in the Greater Middle East: A missed opportunity

This is my latest contribution to the peer reviewed Journal of Terrorism Research published by Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, St Andrews University, UK. Abstract: In 2011, the Arab Awakening offered an opportunity to the Obama... Continue Reading →

A world in flux. Analysis and prospects for the US in global security.

On 4 March 2015 Professor Inderjeet Parmar was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Strife / United States Foreign Policy Research Group conference that I helped to organize at King's College London. The title of the conference was "A world... Continue Reading →

US National Security Strategy 2015

Click on the images below to read the opening letter by President Barack Obama to his administration 2015 NSS Here is the link to the entire text of the NSS 2015.

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