April 2, 2019
In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.
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.
July 2, 2018
John Campbell and Matthew Page provide an overview of the politics, history, and culture of Nigeria, including the threat of Boko Haram and religious conflicts.
April 10, 2018
A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, diplomacy and global politics—and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out: George Marshall.
September 22, 2011
"There is a tendency to believe that Egyptians rebelled against Hosni Mubarak.... That is true, but it is not entirely accurate," writes CFR Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies …
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…
January 11, 2011
The story of a young entrepreneur whose business created jobs and hope for women in her Kabul, Afghanistan, neighborhood during the Taliban years.
January 12, 2010
How Enemies Become Friends explores how adversaries can transform enmity into amity, and exposes prevalent myths about the causes of peace.
August 20, 2009
Forces of Fortune reveals that there is a vital but unseen rising force in the Islamic world—a new business-minded middle class—that is building a vibrant new Muslim world economy and that holds the …
February 13, 2008
Noah Feldman tells the story behind the increasingly popular call for the establishment of the sharia—the law of the traditional Islamic state—in the modern Muslim world.