November 28, 2017
Paul B. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy, "preventive engagement," for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.
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.
February 26, 2019
Benn Steil, the award-winning author of The Battle of Bretton Woods, reveals the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan—told with verve, insight, and resonance for today.
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 11, 2016
In this biography of Alan Greenspan, Sebastian Mallaby brilliantly explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance.
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, …
October 15, 2013
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes.
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
Read an excerpt of False Dawn.
The New Arab Revolt: What Happened, What It Means, and What Comes Next sets the intellectual stage for understanding the revolutions in the Middle East.
September 22, 2011
"There is a tendency to believe that Egyptians rebelled against Hosni Mubarak.... That is true, but it is not entirely accurate," writes CFR Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies …