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May 3, 2005

Losing Iraq

A disenchanted government insider’s take on the planning that did go on for postwar Iraq that the Bush administration willfully ignored. According to conventional wisdom, Iraq has suffered because…

January 9, 2018

U.S. Foreign Policy
The Road Not Taken

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.

February 1, 2005

Unsilencing the Past

The Turkish-Armenian Conflict has lasted for nearly a century and still continues in attenuated forms to poison the relationship between Turks and Armenians. Contact was taboo before the author brought the two sides together to explore ways of overcoming their historical enmity.

February 14, 2013

Energy and Climate Policy
The Power Surge

A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment.

January 2, 2013

Financial Markets
The Battle of Bretton Woods

A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.

November 18, 2011

United States
American Force

While American national security policy has grown more interventionist since the Cold War, Washington has also hoped to shape the world on the cheap. Misled by the stunning success against Iraq in 19…

May 1, 2002

Inside the Cuban Revolution

Council Senior Fellow Julia Sweig shatters the mythology surrounding the Cuban Revolution in a compelling revisionist history that reconsiders the roles of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara and restores, to a central position, the leadership of the Cuban urban underground, the Llano.