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  • 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.

  • By All Means Necessary
    By All Means Necessary by Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael A. Levi

    This clear and authoritative new book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy.

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