Skip to content

About TWQ

The Washington Quarterly is a global security policy journal that provides diverse perspectives on strategic changes, trends, and relations around the world along with their public policy implications. The journal addresses a broad range of topics within this theme, including the following:

  • the US role in the world
  • China, India, and other emerging great powers
  • terrorism and nuclear proliferation challenges
  • pivotal states such as Pakistan and Turkey
  • the use of force including the responsibility to protect (R2P) and preemption
  • regional flashpoints such as the East and South China Seas, Taiwan, and Kashmir
  • global political changes such as elections and mass uprisings
Contributors reflect diverse political, regional, and professional perspectives, coming from in and outside of the United States. Essays are authoritative yet written for the informed global affairs generalist. Members of the analytical, diplomatic, intelligence, media, and policymaking communities value TWQ as a source of incisive, independent thinking about global political and security challenges and policies. TWQ has subscribers in more than 50 countries.
The Washington Quarterly is hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and is published by Taylor & Francis, where a full archive of TWQ can be accessed with subscription.

GW is committed to digital accessibility. If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access content on this page, let us know via the Accessibility Feedback Form.