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September 29, 2004

Economic Crises
Bailouts or Bail-ins?

Roughly once a year, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the U.S. Treasury secretary, and, in some cases, the finance ministers of other G7 countries get a call from the f…

October 10, 2006

Development
Playing Monopoly with the Devil

Read an excerpt of Playing Monopoly with the Devil. Why should a developing country surrender its power to create money by adopting an international currency as its own? This comprehensive book ex…

November 6, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
On Nuclear Terrorism

Drawing from our long experience with terrorism, Michael A. Levi proposes new principles for understanding and defending against nuclear threats.

August 20, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Forces of Fortune

Forces of Fortune reveals that there is a vital but unseen rising force in the Islamic world—a new business-minded middle class—that is building a vibrant new Muslim world economy and that holds the …

April 20, 2010

Financial Markets
More Money Than God

The first authoritative history of hedge funds; from their rebel beginnings to their role in defining the future of finance.

January 11, 2011

Afghanistan
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

The story of a young entrepreneur whose business created jobs and hope for women in her Kabul, Afghanistan, neighborhood during the Taliban years.

July 27, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
I Heard the Sirens Scream

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…

November 18, 2011

United States
American Force

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…

January 1, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Invisible Armies

A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.

January 2, 2013

Financial Markets
The Battle of Bretton Woods

A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.