Listen to the Podcast Episode Taped at Our Conference

Image: Heather Hurlburt and Emma Ashford speaking at the Society's conference.

If you missed our 2019 Student Leadership Conference, you can still catch one of its highlights: a live taping of the Cato foreign policy podcast Power Problems. Host Emma Ashford spoke with New America’s Heather Hurlburt about her recent Lawfare article “Making Sense of the Grand Strategy Debate.” The two dug into the growing discussion […]

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The National Interest on the JQA Society’s Work Building a New Generation of Leaders

Branding the John Quincy Adams Society a cross-partisan “Federalist Society for Foreign Policy,” The National Interest‘s Curt Mills writes, JQAS hopes to churn out a new generation of primacy-skeptic foreign policy professionals, including journalists. So, a generation hence, when a president runs and wins on bemoaning American misadventure abroad, she’ll have more than the usual […]

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Looking back at our 2019 Student Leadership Conference

JQA Society student leaders on Capitol Hill.

Last week, more than forty students from campuses across the United States gathered in Washington for two and a half days of intensive learning, networking, and training. The John Quincy Adams Society’s annual conference is our premier event for developing the next generation of foreign policy leaders. Participants leave better prepared for careers in international […]

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November Chapter of the Month: University of Mississippi

Being a new chapter doesn’t mean you can’t do big things. November’s chapter of the month proves that. The University of Mississippi chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society rocketed to the top of the national scoreboard with a rock-solid month. They showed how a steady pace of regular meetings can build a meaningful community […]

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October Chapter of the Month: University of Texas at Dallas

  We’re in the middle of our strongest semester yet as an organization. Compared to this time last year, we’ve reached nearly three times as many students, been active on 60 percent more campuses, and had 4.5 times as many chapter activities. Across America, future leaders are surging towards the vision of a measured, realistic, […]

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Security Clearance Guide for Students

 Many college students are eager to serve the United States in positions that require security clearances, but find the process mysterious and intimidating. JQA Society Executive Director John Allen Gay breaks down the process, what investigations look for, and how you can prepare to make it as easy as possible. Whether you’re interested in […]

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To Dare More Boldly – at JQAS chapters across the country

The political risk industry has become a major force in how leaders and businesses navigate a complicated, changing world. How did the industry emerge – and how can leaders learn to distinguish sound analysis of risk from bunkum? John Hulsman, head of a political risk firm and veteran of Washington’s sharp-elbowed foreign policy debates, has […]

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