Political Science - International Relations

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Anti-Americanism

Jean-Francois Revel

Revel probes the origins of the notion that America is the source of all evil: imperialistic, greedy, ruthlessly competitive--a hyperpower whose riches are acquired at the expense of the Third World.

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Published: Aug 2004

Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and...

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan in October 2007, after eight years of exile, hopeful that she could be a catalyst for change. Upon a tumultuous reception, she survived a suicide-bomb attack that killed nearly two hundred of her c...

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Published: Jan 2009

Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History T...

Jim Marrs

What secrets connect Egypt's Great Pyramids, the Freemasons, and the Council on Foreign Relations? In this astonishing book, celebrated journalist Jim Marrs examines the world's most closely guarded secrets, tracing the history of cla...

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Published: Jan 2000

The Post-American World

Fareed Zakaria

A Prophetic Assessment of America's Changing Place in an Increasingly Global AgeFor Fareed Zakaria, the great story of our times is not the decline of America but rather the rise of everyone else -- the growth of countries such as Chi...

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Published: May 2009

Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terro...

Sean Hannity

Radio and television commentator Hannity draws a line in the sand in the war on terror and homeland security. In his view, it begins with recognizing what the enemy is, and calling it what it is: evil. Hannity says that bin Laden is n...

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Published: Feb 2005

How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P...

Ovidio Diaz Espino

This book tells a previously untold story of decades of financial speculation, fraud, and international conspiracy that led to the creation of the Panama Canal. The author meticulously details the dark alliance — among a French comp...

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Published: Sep 2003

A Contest for Supremacy: China, Ameri...

Aaron L. Friedberg

pstrong"Sober and well-informed. . . . A careful and compelling examination of the U.S.-Chinese relationship from a number of angles."—emFinancial Times/em/strong/There may be no denying China's growing economic strength, ...

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Published: Oct 2012

Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warrior...

Robert Kaplan

First time in paperback, with a new Introduction and final chapter World affairs expert and intrepid travel journalist Robert D. Kaplan braved the dangers of war-ravaged Afghanistan in the 1980s, living among the mujahidin—the "...

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Published: Nov 2001

Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea ...

Robert D. Kaplan

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMESFrom Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the futu...

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Published: Jan 2015

Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Fut...

Robert D. Kaplan

On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twen...

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Published: Sep 2011

The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Se...

Michael Pillsbury

One of the U.S. government's leading China experts reveals the hidden strategy fueling that country's rise – and how Americans have been seduced into helping China overtake us as the world's leading superpower.For more than forty ye...

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Published: Feb 2016

The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and th...

Bing West

NATIONAL BESTSELLERIn this definitive account of the conflict, acclaimed war correspondent and bestselling author Bing West provides a practical way out of Afghanistan. Drawing on his expertise as both a combat-hardened Marine and a f...

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Published: Feb 2012

Sleeping with the Devil: How Washingt...

Robert Baer

"Saudi Arabia is more and more an irrational state—a place that spawns global terrorism even as it succumbs to an ancient and deeply seated isolationism, a kingdom led by a royal family that can't get out of the way of its own ...

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Published: May 2004

Of Paradise and Power: America and Eu...

Robert Kagan

At a time when relations between the United States and Europe are at their lowest ebb since World War II, this brief but cogent book is essential reading. Robert Kagan, a leading scholar of American foreign policy, forces both sides t...

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Published: Jan 2004

The Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Unive...

Noam Chomsky

In The Umbrella of U.S. Power, Chomsky refers to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a 'Path to a better world,' while chronicling how far off the trail the United States often is with respect to actual political practice and...

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Published: Jul 2003

Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

Jimmy Carter

PRESIDENT CARTER'S COURAGEOUS ASSESSMENT OF WHAT MUST BE DONE TO BRING PERMANENT PEACE TO ISRAEL WITH DIGNITY AND JUSTICE TO PALESTINE

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Published: Nov 2007

Why Europe Will Run the 21st Century

Mark Leonard

Those who believe Europe is weak, ineffectual and sclerotic are wrong. Europe might look frail and feeble against American military might, but that expression of power is shallow and narrow. Or so says Mark Leonard, one of Europe's br...

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Published: Aug 2006

The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflecti...

Madeleine K. Albright

Does America, as George W. Bush has proclaimed, have a special mission, derived from God, to bring liberty and democracy to the world? How much influence does the Christian right have over U.S. foreign policy? And how should America ...

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Published: Apr 2007

American Foreign Policy and Its Think...

PERRY ANDERSON

Magisterial account of the ideas and the figures who have forged the American EmpireSince the birth of the nation, impulses of empire have been close to the heart of the United States. How these urges interact with the way the country...

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Published: Mar 2017

Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance...

Ann Louise Bardach

From America's number one Cuba reporter, PEN award–winning investigative journalist Ann Louise Bardach, comes the big book on Cuba we've all been waiting for. An incisive and spirited portrait of the twentieth century's wiliest poli...

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Published: Oct 2003

Breaking the Stalemate: The Case for ...

Cheryl Benard

U.S. policy towards Iran since the 1979 revolution has swung pendulum-like between engagement via negotiation and dialogue, and an approach marked by stronger sanctions and threats of military force. The overall picture is that of osc...

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Published: Mar 2015

Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret Wor...

Peter L. Bergen

On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever as more than three thousand men, women, and children lost their lives in the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil. The attack was masterminded by Osama bin Laden and his Jihad gr...

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Published: Jun 2002

Revising U.S. Grand Strategy Toward C...

Robert D. Blackwill

Robert D. Blackwill and Ashley J. Tellis argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power. This Council Special Report recommends placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China int...

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Published: Apr 2015

The Last Bastion of Civilization: Jap...

Andrew Blencowe

The Last Bastion of Civilization is a scenario analysis in the form of a series of letters and essays from various intellectuals and leading figures written in 2041. Extrapolating from present day events, it chronicles the rise of Jap...

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Published: Feb 2016

America's Deadliest Export: Democracy...

William Blum

Since World War II, the United States has repeatedly posited itself as a defender of democracy, using its military might to promote freedom abroad even as it ascended to the status of the world's only superpower. The answer to almost ...

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Published: Mar 2015

A Narco History: How the United State...

Carmen Boullosa

The term “Mexican Drug War” misleads. It implies that the ongoing bloodbath, which has now killed well over 100,000 people, is an internal Mexican affair.But this diverts attention from the U.S. role in creating and sustaining the ...

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Published: Nov 2016

Superpower: Three Choices for America...

Ian Bremmer

Bestselling author and strategist Ian Bremmer argues that Washington's directionless foreign policy has become expensive and dangerous. Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. has stumbled from crisis to crisis in Afghanistan, Iraq, I...

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Published: Jun 2016

How Everything Became War and the Mil...

Rosa Brooks

"A dynamic work of reportage" (The New York Times) written "with clarity and...wit" (The New York Times Book Review) about what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.Once, war was a temp...

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Published: Jul 2017

America and the World: Conversations ...

Zbigniew Brzezinski

The status of the United States as a world power, and the nature of power itself, are at a historic turning point. It is essential that we understand and adapt to the new security environment in which we find ourselves. Two of the mos...

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Published: Aug 2009

Second Chance: Three Presidents and t...

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski offers a reasoned but unsparing assessment of the last three presidential administrations' foreign policy. Though they cover less than two decades, these three administrations span ...

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Published: Apr 2008
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