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…
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…
February 15, 2013
Read an excerpt of Foreign Policy Begins at Home.
The biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad but from within. This is the unexpected message of Council on Foreign Relations Pres…
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…
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.
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.