Books

Foreign policy analyses written by CFR fellows and published by trade presses, academic presses, or the Council on Foreign Relations Press.

The Wind of the Hundred Days

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati applies his characteristic wit and accessible style to the subject of globalization in this collection of public policy essays.

See more in Global; Globalization

The Asian Energy Factor

Author: Robert A. Manning

Robert Manning, senior fellow and director of Asian Studies at the Council, examines the impact of burgeoning Asian energy demand on world markets, Asian energy choices, and regional security.

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China's Future

An examination of the current U.S. relationship with the People's Republic of China and its prospect for the future.

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Antitrust Goes Global

Leading experts elucidate the changing nature of antitrust enforcement on both sides of the Atlantic, with a keen eye to future multilateral, as well as bilateral, developments.

See more in Trade; International Law; Global

The New European Diasporas

The European upheavals of the twentieth century have left in their wake a series of national minorities in eastern Europe. These “new diasporas” have been created by the movement not of people, but of borders. The politics of four of these European “national triads” is the focus of this important book.

See more in Europe; Ethnicity, Minorities, and National Identity

Alliance Adrift

Author: Yoichi Funabashi

The U.S.-Japan alliance is confronting its most critical test since its inception in 1951, a new evolutionary stage in a radically changed context, with the rise of China, Asia's economic crisis, and Japan's economic decline and political immobility.

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Growing Apart

Economists Albert Fishlow and Karen Parker show that there is no simple link between the forces of globalization and increased wage inequality, either in the United States or in several other countries.

See more in Global; Globalization; Labor

Arming the Future

A group of policymakers, industry-watchers, and scholars, dissect the various upheavals of the 1990s, especially the rash of mergers that reduced the defense industry to a few major players.

See more in Defense Budget

Transatlantic Tensions

This collection finds that Americans and Europeans are divided by more than an ocean when it comes to designing and carrying out policies toward countries that repress human rights, develop weapons of mass destruction, and support terrorism and subversion.

See more in EU; United States; Politics and Strategy

The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia

The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia argues that key opinion leaders around the world need to understand the forces and constituencies that are likely to emerge from the new period of turmoil and change that is occuring in Indonesia.

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The U.S.-Japan Alliance

The U.S. Japan alliance has faced new challenges: domestic opposition to U.S. bases in Okinawa; Chinese criticism of a stronger U.S.-Japan security relationship; and growing international frustration with Japan's economic policies. The alliance remains crucial to both nations' interests, but the management of bilateral security ties has become more complex.

See more in Asia and Pacific