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 4, 2013
Two preeminent experts on the Indian economy argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty: the overall growth of the country's economy.
January 2, 2013
A former top National Security Council officer in the Bush White House tells the full inside story of the Bush administration and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.
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…
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…
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.
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…
September 22, 2010
A penetrating look at American wars over the last century.
April 23, 2010
Read an excerpt of The Icarus Syndrome.
In The Icarus Syndrome, Peter Beinart tells a tale as old as the Greeks—a story about the seductions of success. Beinart describes Washington on the eve of …