January 1, 1998
Read an excerpt of Cases and Strategies for Preventive Action.
In 1996, there were violent intrastate conflicts in ninety countries around the world. Governments, international organizations, nong…
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…
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…
January 1, 2013
A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.
March 1, 2019
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
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.
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.
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 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.