Positions

Overview

  • I am a historian of U.S. foreign relations. My research examines the Anglo-American relationship, the Cold War, and the U.S. roles in the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf regions.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019-01-01 Review of Ashley Jackson, Persian Gulf Command: A History of the Second World War in Iran and IraqPassport: The Society of American Foreign Relations Review2019-01-01
    2018-01-01 Conceiving the ‘Arc of Crisis’ in the Indian Ocean RegionDiplomatic History.  42. 2018-01-01
    2016-01-01 A Willing Retreat; Richard Nixon, Great Britain, and the Anglo-American Alignment in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula: Making Allies Out of Clients; and Anglo- American Policy Toward the Persian Gulf, 1978-1985: Power, Influence, and RestraintJournal of Cold War Studies2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Review of Akira Iriye (ed.) Global Interdependence: The World after 1945E-International Relations2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Review of Ayaz Husain, Mapping the End of Empire: American and British Strategic Visions in the Postwar WorldAmerican Historical Review2016-01-01
    2015-01-01 Review of Ayaz Husain, Mapping the End of Empire: American and British Strategic Visions in the Postwar WorldAmerican Historical Review2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Review of Stephen McGlinchey, U.S. Arms Policies towards the Shah’s IranE-International Relations2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Review of Stephen McGlinchey, U.S. Arms Policies towards the Shah’s IranE-International Relations2015-01-01

    Article

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    2008-08-01 American Ascendance and British RetreatMiddle East Strategy at Harvard; Olin Institute for Strategic Studies; Weatherhead Center for International Affairs2008-08-01
    2008-08-01 Britain's Misunderstood Role in the Middle EastThe History News Network2008-08-01

    Book

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    2008-06-01 American Ascendance and British Retreat in the Persian Gulf Region.  Palgrave Macmillan. 2008-06-01

    Chapter

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    2020-01-01 Britain’s Presence in the Persian Gulf, 1617-2019,.  Routledge. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 United Kingdom” and “Turkey,.  Routledge. 2020-01-01

    Document

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    2008-05-01 "Turkey" and "United Kingdom"Routledge. 2008-05-01

    Research Overview

  • Anglo-American relations; U.S. in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean regions, international history of the Cold War
  • Investigator On

    Teaching Overview

  • U.S. foreign relations, international history of the Cold War, U.S. national security, U.S. and the world, modern U.S. political history
  • Full Name

  • William Taylor Fain