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NOT HIS FATHER'S SAUDI ARABIA

Khashoggi's death has made the need to reassess the US-Saudi relationship urgent and unavoidable.

JOURNEY INTO EUROPE: ISLAM, IMMIGRATION, AND IDENTITY

This sprawling book by a Pakistani diplomat and anthropologist examines why relations between Muslims and non-Muslims in Europe are...

 
 
 

HOW TO SAVE GLOBALIZATION

To compensate the losers from globalization, the United States must build a lifelong ladder of opportunity that goes from early childhood...

VENEZUELA'S SUICIDE

Socialism and declining oil prices are often blamed for Venezuela's catastrophe. In reality, it was decades of destructive leadership...

 
 
 

CONFRONTING IRAN

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, lays out the Trump Administration's foreign policy towards Iran.

THE SECRET SHARERS

In three short responses, Peter Feaver, Allison Stanger, and Michael Walzer discuss the legitimacy of whistle-blowing in the Trump...

 
 
 

DOOMSDAY DELUSIONS

Anyone glancing at a newspaper these days finds a litany of woes: war, crime, disease, terrorism, and environmental disasters, all...

BLOOD PAPA: RWANDA'S NEW GENERATION

This is Hatzfeld's fourth book on the Rwandan genocide. In this book, Hatzfeld focuses on young Rwandans who were born either right...

 
 
 

THE POLITICS OF DEFORESTATION IN AFRICA: MADAGASCAR, TANZANIA, AND UGANDA

The value of Horning's book comes from its linking of the local, national, and international levels of policy, showing that the three...

TUNISIA: AN ARAB ANOMALY

Tunisia is the only Arab state to remain on the path to democracy after the Arab Spring. Masri tries to explain why.

 
 
 

CENSORED: DISTRACTION AND DIVERSION INSIDE CHINA'S GREAT FIREWALL

Roberts disputes the conventional wisdom that the Chinese government exerts near-total control over the Internet. Instead, she shows...

CHINA, THE UNITED STATES, AND THE FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICA; THE RED STAR AND THE CRESCENT: CHINA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

China's influence is growing in different ways in different regions with different implications for U.S. interests.

 
 
 

HAS THE TRANSATLANTIC ALLIANCE BEEN IRREPARABLY DAMAGED?

We asked dozens of experts to weigh in on whether the transatlantic alliance has been irreparably damaged.

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

 
 
 

WAR ISN'T THE ONLY HELL: A NEW READING OF WORLD WAR I AMERICAN LITERATURE

Gandal argues that much of the American literature generated by World War I was about emasculation more than danger.

RESTRAINING GREAT POWERS: SOFT BALANCING FROM EMPIRES TO THE GLOBAL ERA

Paul argues that the idea of a balance of power is not dead; it has simply taken new, more peaceful forms, which he calls “soft balancing.”

 
 
 

RENEWABLES: THE POLITICS OF A GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSITION

Aklin and Urpelainen persuasively argue that a combination of domestic politics and external shocks, such as the OPEC oil price hikes...

THE 2020 COMMISSION REPORT ON THE NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR ATTACKS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES: A SPECULATIVE NOVEL

This clever and gripping book, written in the manner of the 9/11 Commission's report, takes as its starting point the United States'...

 
 
 

DEMOCRACY IN EXILE: HANS SPEIER AND THE RISE OF THE DEFENSE INTELLECTUAL

Hans Speier was one of the many German intellectuals who left Germany for the United States before World War II and later came to play...

LIKEWAR: THE WEAPONIZATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Many books have charted the use and misuse of social media, but this is one of the most comprehensive and up to date.

 
 
 



Woman caught on camera running to stranger's door, abandoning 2-year-old boy

Woman caught on camera running to stranger's door, abandoning 2-year-old boy

The woman could be seen running toward the front door of the home while lifting the child in the air by one arm. Read more ...

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation... Read more ...

Powerball jackpot soars to $430 million

Powerball jackpot soars to $430 million

No one won the jackpot in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, bringing the jackpot to $430 million. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deploy military, close border over migrant ‘caravan'

Trump threatens to deploy military, close border over migrant ‘caravan'

President Trump threatened to mobilize the military and even close the border if Mexico fails to stop the thousands of migrants heading toward the United States. “I must, in... Read more ...

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

The Los Angeles Dodgers moved past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Wednesday, putting them one win away from a return trip to the World Series. Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested For Tampering With Nassar Evidence

Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested For Tampering With Nassar Evidence

Steve Penny was arrested in Tennessee on a warrant from Texas alleging that he destroyed or hid documents related to Larry Nassar's conduct. Penny's is the first arrest of an... Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

Interfering Astros fan goes on the attack against ‘joke' ump

Interfering Astros fan goes on the attack against ‘joke' ump

It might not be a Jeffrey Maier or Steve Bartman situation, but Astros fan Troy Caldwell added another controversial fan interference moment to the MLB playoff lexicon during... Read more ...

Thousands flee East Bay homes due to gas pipeline risk

Thousands flee East Bay homes due to gas pipeline risk

Thousands of people have evacuated their East Bay homes because a natural gas pipeline is at risk in Contra Costa County. Read more ...