For decades, the United States’ pursuit of military dominance across the globe has delivered neither peace nor strength. It has generated endless wars and diverted resources from profound needs. It has made the American people less safe. The Quincy Institute advocates a grand strategy of diplomatic engagement and military restraint. We develop strategic concepts and work to combat the forces, from warlike ideologies to the military-industrial complex, that keep the United States permanently militarized in its relations with the world.