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September 27, 2018

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Plagues and the Paradox of Progress

For the first time in recorded history, viruses, bacteria, and other infectious diseases are not the leading cause of death or disability in any region of the world. People are living longer. And yet, the news is not all good. Recent reductions in infectious disease have not been accompanied by the same improvements in income, job opportunities, and governance. There have also been unintended consequences. In this book, Thomas Bollyky explores the paradox in our fight against infectious disease: the world is getting healthier in ways that should make us worry.

November 28, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Preventive Engagement

Paul B. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy, "preventive engagement," for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.

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.

May 10, 2011

Development
The Next Convergence

A succinct description of how the recent period of growth in developing countries is leading to a convergence with the advanced countries, or developed world.

October 20, 2016

Competitiveness
Failure to Adjust

A history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy.

November 6, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
On Nuclear Terrorism

Drawing from our long experience with terrorism, Michael A. Levi proposes new principles for understanding and defending against nuclear threats.

October 1, 2007

Political Movements
Heroic Conservatism

Michael J. Gerson draws on his White House experiences as the chief speechwriter and as policy adviser to President George W. Bush to argue for a renewed idealism in domestic and foreign policy.

September 20, 2016

Development
The Fix

A provocative look at the world's most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems—and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them.

January 7, 2014

China
By All Means Necessary

In By All Means Necessary Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi explore the unrivaled expansion of the Chinese economy and the global effects of its meteoric growth.

August 30, 2016

Monetary Policy
The Curse of Cash

The world is drowning in cash, and it is making us poorer and less safe. Kenneth S. Rogoff makes the case for getting rid of most paper money.