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.
January 24, 2017
The definitive account of the secret war in the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Laos, which lasted almost two decades and forever changed the CIA’s controversial role in foreign policy.
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…
May 10, 2011
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.
March 7, 2011
In Weak Links Stewart Patrick contends that assumptions about the threats posed by failing states--or "weak links"--are based on anecdotal arguments and challenges the conventional wisdom through sys…
January 7, 2009
Read an excerpt of China's Rise and the Two Koreas.
With China now South Korea's number one trading partner and destination for foreign investment and tourism, what are the implications for politi…