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 16, 2018
American diplomacy is in shambles under Trump, but beneath the daily chaos is an erosion of the postwar order that is even more dangerous. Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay give us a chilling account of why things are worse than they seem.
October 9, 2018
Max Boot recounts his extraordinary journey from lifelong Republican to vehement Trump opponent. From the isolated position of a man without a party, Boot launches this bold declaration of dissent an…
October 31, 2017
Stewart Patrick argues that the United States can protect its sovereignty while advancing American interests in a global age. He clarifies what is at stake in the sovereignty debate, arguing that the…
November 23, 2015
The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …
November 1, 2015
Read excerpts from Red Team.
Red teaming is a practice as old as the role of the Devil’s Advocate, the eleventh-century Vatican official charged with discrediting candidates for sainthood. Today, …
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…
January 2, 2013
A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.
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…
April 20, 2010
The first authoritative history of hedge funds; from their rebel beginnings to their role in defining the future of finance.