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Angelo Codevilla, R.I.P.: Invitation to a Memorial Mass and Reception

Apparently, the memorial for Angelo Codevilla is going to be a public event. I had some important disagreements with Codevilla. Like most conservative critics of the US ruling class, his critique was largely limited to the left-wing of the ruling class (as opposed to figures like Chomsky and Hedges, who are generally only concerned with the right-wing of the ruling class). But within his own range of specialization, he was often very insightful.

Invitation to
a Memorial Mass
and Reception
Thursday, November 11
Washington, D.C.
Angelo Codevilla photo by Gage Skidmore
Angelo Codevilla, Whose Writings Anticipated Trumpism, Dies at 78
A hawkish conservative, he believed that America was hamstrung at home and abroad by a progressive ruling class.
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Angelo M. Codevilla
Angelo M. Codevilla (1943-2021) was a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute and professor emeritus of International Relations at Boston University.
He received his B.A. from Rutgers University, an M.A. from Notre Dame University, and his Ph.D. in Security Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Political Theory from the Claremont Graduate School.
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Angelo Codevilla: The Loss of a Philosopher and Conservative Legend
Sep 30, 2021 — Angelo Codevilla, age 78, was killed in a tragic car accident. His passing comes at a time when the United States can hardly afford to lose an eloquent voice of reason and deep learning. As irrationality and wokism rage across the land, listening to Codevilla speak was music for the soul.
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Angelo Codevilla, R.I.P.
Angelo Codevilla, the historian of spycraft and powerful analyst of American political and social trends, has died. It is difficult for many commentators to see beyond the current news cycle. But Codevilla, because he could see America as it is presently, could also see into the future. Here in National Review in 2009, he predicted a populist-type figure, one that could unite the “Country Party,” could eventually come to lead the Republicans.
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RIP, Angelo Codevilla, the conservative thinker who took on the ruling class
New York Post
One rare exception to the general cluelessness of the right-wing intelligentsia was Angelo Codevilla, a senior fellow at the Claremont Institute and former professor of international relations at Boston University who died this week in a car accident, aged 78.
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Why We Will Miss Angelo Codevilla
The political philosopher Angelo Codevilla was taken from us on September 21, at a time when America has particular need of him. No one I have known combined such ferocious contempt for hypocrisy and incompetence with such generosity of spirit. He was, as the Bible qualified the patriarch Jacob, tam: open and unpretentious, naïve in his devotion to principle and his openness to political friendship, an unflinching ally in the political equivalent of a bar fight, a mentor of unfailing generosity to young scholars and activists. A distinguished translator of Machiavelli, Codevilla was the least Machiavellian person I ever encountered at a high level of policy.
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Angelo M. Codevilla, 1943-2021
We of the Hoover Military History Working Group (MHWG) were stunned by the sudden loss of our colleague Angelo Codevilla, who was a charter member of the group, and a frequent incisive contributor to our online journal Strategika.
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Angelo M. Codevilla
Senior Fellow,
Angelo M. Codevilla (1943–2021) was a Senior Fellow and a Member of the Board of Advisors for The Independent Review at the Independent Institute and Professor Emeritus of International Relations at Boston University. He received his Ph.D. in Security Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Political Theory from Claremont Graduate School.
Memorial Mass for
Angelo Codevilla
Thursday,
November 11, 2021
5:30 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
313 2nd St., NE
Washington, D.C.
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Hillsdale College and the Claremont Institute
invite you to a
Reception
in honor of
Angelo Codevilla
Thursday, November 11, 2021
6:30 p.m.
Hillsdale College Kirby Center
227 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, D.C.
R.S.V.P. to
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Angelo Codevilla’s Books on Amazon
The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli, translated by Angelo Codevilla
Arms Control Delusion, by Malcolm Wallop and Angelo Codevilla
War: Ends and Means, by Paul Seabury and Angelo Codevilla

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