The Scholar as Secretary by Jonathan Tepperman

The Scholar as Secretary: A Conversation with Ashton Carter

Foreign Affairs,
September 1, 2015
Ashton Carter has an unusual background for a secretary of defense. Before assuming the United States’ top military post in February, he studied medieval history and particle physics as an undergraduate at Yale, got a Ph.D. in physics as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford, and taught international affairs at Harvard. He also served as an...