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    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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    Intimate Rivals by Sheila A. Smith

    "Beautifully written and saturated with insights," Smith's book explores emerging issues in the Japan-China relationship.

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