Sumantra Maitra

Sumantra Maitra is a doctoral researcher, awaiting thesis defense, at the University of Nottingham, UK. His research is on great power grand-strategy and neorealism. He is a senior contributor for The Federalist and a columnist for various other publications. He can be found on Twitter at @MrMaitra.

Europe and the Crisis of American Preeminence: Germany’s Place in the Global Balance of Power
Europe and the Crisis of American Preeminence: Germany’s Place in the Global Balance of Power

The German question has returned, along with the greatest foreign policy issue facing Americans regarding the European balance of power.

Rich Lowry Calls for a Unifying, Liberal Nationalism - Book Review of The Case for Nationalism
Rich Lowry Calls for a Unifying, Liberal Nationalism

Nationalism should form the bonds of social contract in any great power, and should not just be an idea that is despised by the far-left and usurped by the far-right.

Whom We Let In: The Journey and Contradiction of Amy Wax

I was pondering a question while reading the recent controversial and somewhat misrepresented Amy Wax interview that came out in…

National Conservatism: Policy, Polemics, or the Postmortem of a Culture?

The fundamental issues in Senator Josh Hawley’s ending keynote address were, first, according to him, the leadership class is ignoring…

The Imperial Dilemma: Europe at a Crossroads Conference
The Imperial Dilemma: Europe at a Crossroads Conference

A consolidating liberal empire faces an inevitable difference of interests with maritime great powers and nation-states. But it lacks either will or capability to enforce a new order.