November 18, 2011
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…
July 27, 2011
I Heard the Sirens Scream offers new insights into the period, presenting its profound implications for public health, mass psychology, governance, scientific integrity, social resilience and cohesio…
April 23, 2010
Read an excerpt of The Icarus Syndrome.
In The Icarus Syndrome, Peter Beinart tells a tale as old as the Greeks—a story about the seductions of success. Beinart describes Washington on the eve of …
April 20, 2010
The first authoritative history of hedge funds; from their rebel beginnings to their role in defining the future of finance.
May 15, 2009
Richard N. Haass contrasts the decisions that shaped the conduct of two wars between the United States and Iraq, and writes an authoritative, personal account of how U.S. foreign policy is made, what it should seek, and how it should be pursued.
November 6, 2007
Drawing from our long experience with terrorism, Michael A. Levi proposes new principles for understanding and defending against nuclear threats.
August 6, 2007
An illuminating account by Walter Russell Mead of the birth and rise of the global political and economic system that, sustained first by Britain and now by America, created the modern world.
October 19, 2006
A sweeping, epic history that ranges from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to the war on terrorism, War Made New is a provocative new vision of the rise of the modern world through the lens of warfar…
March 1, 2004
An internationally renowned economist, Jagdish Bhagwati takes conventional wisdom—that globalization is the cause of several social ills—and turns it on its head. Properly regulated, globalization, h…
September 1, 2002
Read an excerpt of The Ideas That Conquered the World.
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, three ideas dominate the world: peace as the preferred basis for relations between countries, democr…