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    Pathways to Freedom by Isobel Coleman, Terra Lawson-Remer, John Campbell, Grzegorz Ekiert, Joshua Kurlantzick, Shannon K. O'Neil, Carlos Pio, George Soroka, Jan Teorell, and Andrew Wilson

    An authoritative look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help.

  • Foreign Policy Begins at Home
    Foreign Policy Begins at Home by Richard N. Haass

    The biggest threat to U.S. security and prosperity comes not from abroad but from within, writes Haass in his provocative new book.

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