Nick Gvosdev and Thomas M. Nichols

Nikolas Gvosdev is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, a columnist for World Politics Review, and a blogger at Ethics & International Affairs. The views expressed are his own.

Thomas M. Nichols is a professor of national security affairs in the National Security Decision Making Department, where is also the Course Director for Security, Strategy, and Forces. A former Secretary of the Navy Fellow at the Naval War College, he previously taught international relations and Soviet/Russian affairs at Dartmouth College and Georgetown University. The views expressed are his own.