February 26, 2019
Benn Steil, the award-winning author of The Battle of Bretton Woods, reveals the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan—told with verve, insight, and resonance for today.
October 9, 2018
Max Boot recounts his extraordinary journey from lifelong Republican to vehement Trump opponent. From the isolated position of a man without a party, Boot launches this bold declaration of dissent an…
October 11, 2016
In this biography of Alan Greenspan, Sebastian Mallaby brilliantly explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance.
February 26, 2015
No country feels China's rise more deeply than Japan. Through intricate case studies of visits by politicians to the Yasukuni Shrine, conflicts at the East China Sea boundary, concerns about food saf…
October 15, 2013
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes.
June 18, 2013
Read an excerpt of Pathways to Freedom.
Many developing countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in buildin…
January 2, 2013
A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.
January 1, 2013
A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
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…
May 3, 2011
Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an enemy who brought the United States what President George W. Bush called "a day of fire," and ushered in a new era of terrorism. It took…