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.
October 6, 2019
"If you want to step back and think more broadly about Coronavirus, the Universe and Everything, you could do worse than start with 'Plagues and the Paradox of Progress,' by Thomas J. Bollyky."
October 20, 2016
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.
February 1, 2016
How America Stacks Up outlines the economic challenges faced by the United States and prescribes solutions that will ensure a healthy, competitive U.S. economy for years to come.
January 2, 2012
Of all the countries in the world that are vital to the strategic and economic interests of the United States, Saudi Arabia is the least understood by the American people. Saudi Arabia's unique place…
June 4, 2008
Edward Alden goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the Bush administration's struggle to balance security and openness in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
July 6, 2007
In the two decades since the United States became the world's only superpower, policymakers in Washington have seemingly abandoned many tools of statecraft and instead now rely on U.S. military stren…
April 7, 2004
Something new is happening across East Asia. A part of the world long noted for its lack of internal economic links is discussing regional cooperation on trade, investment, and exchange rates. Why ha…
January 1, 2013
A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
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…