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GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs New Home of The Washington Quarterly

March 26, 2014

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GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs New Home of The Washington Quarterly

WASHINGTON – The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs announced Wednesday that it will sponsor The Washington Quarterly, a leading journal of international affairs, beginning with the journal’s spring 2014 issue. The prestigious journal analyzes global developments and their policy implications.

“We are extremely excited to have The Washington Quarterly join the GW and Elliott School academic communities, which will provide excellent opportunities for collaboration and innovation,” said Alexander T.J. Lennon, editor-in-chief of the journal. “The Elliott School is a leader among international affairs schools in bridging research and policy—a primary goal of TWQ for the last 36 years.”

Established in 1978, The Washington Quarterly features articles on key issues in international affairs, as well as ‘one-off’ articles by leading international experts. The journal’s spring 2014 issue, which is published this month, will focus on U.S. security strategy.

“The acquisition of The Washington Quarterly is a great step forward for the Elliott School, which prides itself on both research and the application of research in the policy world,” said Elliott School Dean Michael E. Brown.  “I believe this will be a capacity-enhancing move, for both the Elliott School and The Washington Quarterly.”

The journal’s most recent issue and archives can be accessed from its newly launched page on the Elliott School’s website:

About GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs is one of the world’s leading schools of international affairs and the largest school of international affairs in the United States. Located in the heart of Washington D.C., its mission is to educate the next generation of international leaders, conduct research that advances understanding of important global issues, and engage the policy community in the United States and around the world. In the January/February 2012 issue of Foreign Policy magazine, the Elliott School’s graduate and undergraduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the United States for international affairs by the Teaching, Research and International Policy (TRIP) survey.    

About The Washington Quarterly
The Washington Quarterly (TWQ) is a journal of international affairs, analyzing global strategic changes and their public policy implications. It addresses topics such as: the U.S. role in the world; rising powers such as China and India; nuclear proliferation challenges including Iran and North Korea; pivotal states such as Pakistan and Turkey; and the continuing implications of the Arab uprisings in Egypt, Syria and beyond. Contributors are drawn from outside as well as inside the United States and reflect diverse political, regional and professional perspectives. Essays are authoritative yet written for the international affairs generalist. Policymakers in the executive and legislative branches and members of the academic, corporate and media communities value TWQ as a source of incisive, independent thinking about international political and security challenges and policies. TWQ has subscribers in more than 50 countries.