Books

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

By All Means Necessary

Authors: Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael A. Levi

China's pursuit of natural resources is restructuring markets, pushing up commodity prices, and transforming resource-rich economies. Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi explore the unrivaled expansion of the Chinese economy and the global effects of its meteoric growth.

See more in China; Energy and Environment; Globalization

The Power Surge

Author: Michael A. Levi

A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment, authored by one of America's most prominent experts on energy's role in the world.

See more in Energy Policy; Oil; United States

Why Growth Matters

Authors: Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya

Two preeminent experts on the Indian economy argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty: the overall growth of the country's economy.

See more in India; Economic Development

Pathways to Peace

In his chapter, "Integrating the Top-down with the Bottom-up Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peace," CFR Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow Robert Danin analyzes the "bottom-up" approach to peacemaking, focusing on Palestinian state-building and institution-building, while noting the integral, mutually reinforcing connection between ground-up and top-down approaches to the peace process—one cannot succeed without the other.

See more in Middle East and North Africa; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights; Politics and Strategy

Governing Health in Contemporary China

Author: Yanzhong Huang

As the world economy and international security are increasingly vulnerable to major disease outbreaks in China, Governing Health in Contemporary China sheds critical light on China's role in global health governance.

See more in China; Health

Saudi Arabia on the Edge

Author: Thomas W. Lippman

A leading Middle East scholar pens this "good introduction to the Saudi paradox of social change and political stability and an invaluable guide to the challenges the country faces."

See more in Saudi Arabia; Politics and Strategy