Angelo M. Codevilla

About Angelo M. Codevilla

Angelo M. Codevilla is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at what is now the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He served as a U.S. Navy officer, a foreign service officer, and professional staff member of the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate. He is the author of The Character of Nations: How Politics Makes and Breaks Prosperity, Family, and Civility, and his writing has appeared in Commentary, Foreign Affairs, National Review, and The New Republic.

What U.S. Foreign Service Officers Should Know

By |2018-10-08T13:12:01-05:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Democracy, Featured, Foreign Affairs, Politics|

The Foreign Service Officer should be ever aware that the identity of the persons to whom he is representing America depends on their culture, and on the features of that culture to which the regime that reigns over these persons gives priority… Foreign service officers represent the United States of America. The substance of what [...]

America’s Ruling Class–And the Perils of Revolution

By |2017-06-12T15:22:37-05:00July 20th, 2010|Categories: Leadership, Politics|Tags: |

As over-leveraged investment houses began to fail in September 2008, the leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties, of major corporations, and opinion leaders stretching from the National Review magazine (and the Wall Street Journal) on the right to the Nation magazine on the left, agreed that spending some $700 billion to buy the investors’ “toxic assets” was the [...]