Dear Friends and Supporters of the John Quincy Adams Society, As we approach the beginning of a new year, we would like to thank all our friends and supporters. Our team is grateful for your generous ongoing support, and we hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season. Moving into 2023 we are committed at the […]
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Chapters come together for first ever Student Leadership Conference
“I believe it was a great success and helped lay a strong foundation for the society’s future. Being in D.C. with other chapter leaders helped me realize our potential. It has become clear to me that this is not simply a discussion group educating college students. JQA offers a platform for individual growth in one’s […]
Adams, Kennan, and the Value of a Prudent Foreign Policy
The beginning of July brings several anniversaries of great moments in American foreign policy. July 4, 1821 saw Secretary of State John Quincy Adams deliver his famed Independence Day speech at the U.S. Capitol. Adams sought to respond to attacks from two sides: one, arguing that the United States had done little for the world, the other, […]
Read along with our chapter leaders!
Rising leaders in the Society are gearing up for our first-ever summer leadership conference. They’ll come to Washington for two days to hear from top national-security thinkers, learn about career opportunities in foreign policy, network, and be trained in effective chapter leadership. To help them prepare for the conference, we’ve prepared a list of readings […]
Make 2018 count!
A new year has begun. How will you make 2018 matter? In international affairs, 2018 holds much peril. Senior officials repeatedly argue that North Korea cannot be deterred, hinting that war may be in the offing. We’ve got boots on the ground in Eastern Syria, in the middle of a tangle of competing factions. We […]