Colin Dueck

Colin Dueck is a professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, and the author of Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism (Oxford 2019.)

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Colin Dueck Christianity & National Security 2021: Reinhold Niebuhr and Human Nature

At the Christianity and National Security Conference, Colin Dueck spoke about Reinhold Niebuhr’s understanding of human nature influenced his Christian realism, and how this perspective differs from other types of realism.

Reinhold Niebuhr and the First Image

Reinhold Niebuhr differs from twenty-first-century foreign policy realists in that he viewed an accurate and explicit portrait of human nature as the crucial starting point for any theory of international relations.

New Traditionalists

Here’s my interview with George Mason University political scientist Colin Dueck about the “new traditionalists” who are reshaping American conservatism,…

Reinhold Niebuhr and the Second World War

Beginning in 1940, Reinhold Niebuhr made the case for a sober, realistic, and morally grounded US involvement overseas, out of the central admission that whatever America’s own faults, a punctilious detachment from world affairs might very well result in the triumph of greater imbalances and injustices