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Sam Klug

Roundtable: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Left (Chapter 4)

Black Internationalism as a Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy By Sam Klug Sam Klug is a graduate student in History at Harvard University, studying U.S. intellectual history in international perspective, with a secondary focus on the history of the modern Middle East. Perry Anderson’s two-part piece on “American Foreign Policy and Its Thinkers” primarily dissects the trajectory of American foreign policy and the arguments of Washington’s foreign policy elites—some more perceptive than others, as his partial rehabilitation of the widely forgotten Nicholas Spykman illustrates. Though influenced by them, he does not spend a great deal of time examining the claims Read more