Coming Soon
V for Victory? The legacy of Vietnam and the George W. Bush Administration.
November 2006
"In the Shadow of Mars, The Face of Fear in George W. Bush's America"
May 2005
"A Place Lost? The Limits of Time in Historical Scholarship. Lessons Learned from Shifting Perspectives in U.S. Studies, 1976 to the Present."
March 2005
"Deconstructing George W. Bush: Some Observations"
Winter 2005
CNN Special: "Colombia - The Link between Drugs and Terror"

CNN Special "Colombia: The Dynamics of Violence"
"the League of Nations' Predicament in Southeastern Europe"
"Soothing Echoes from the Land of the Free, Ronald Reagan's Vision of the World, Between Myth and Reality"

Symblomacy is your portal on the web to the intricate connections between symbolism and foreign affairs. Explore how collective thought shapes U.S. diplomacy, how memory and or amnesia affect its workings, how narratives on the construction of national identity interact with the formulation of policy.

By Dr. Laura Garcés, October 26, 2008

It’s The Past, Stupid!
How the Culture Wars Are Drowning the Issues of this Election
(view or download PDF)

Series: In the Magazines

A Foreign Policy Debacle: Reading Mr. Frum’s Defense
of the G. W. Bush Administration (view or download PDF)

Generational Torch: Goldberg piece on McCain published in The Atlantic Monthly.

A political scientist, Dr. Laura Garcés has worked extensively on U.S. international affairs and is the author of the book, "The Globalization of the Monroe Doctrine." She has lived in the United States since 1988 and has taught at Rutgers and Johns Hopkins universities. For the past two years she has been concentrating on the cultural and social dynamics that fuel conflicts and has been studying the situation in Colombia. She is currently working on the intellectual foundations of George W. Bush' diplomacy. She holds a doctorate from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.


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