Max Boot, the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will deliver a public lecture on Friday, February 8, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. Titled, "The History and Future of Guerilla Warfare," the lecture is co-sponsored by the James Madison Program and the Woodrow Wilson School and is free and open to the public.
Max Boot is considered one of America's leading military historians and foreign-policy analysts. Author of a newly released book, “Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present” (W.W. Norton & Co., January 2013), Boot was a senior foreign policy adviser to the McCain campaign in 2007-2008 and a defense policy adviser to the Romney campaign in 2011-2012.
He is also the author of two-widely acclaimed books: “The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power” and “War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today.” Boot is also a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and The Los Angeles Times, a blogger for Commentary, and a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other publications. Max Boot has advised military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his books have been assigned reading by the military services.