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October 6, 2019

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Plagues and the Paradox of Progress

"If you want to step back and think more broadly about Coronavirus, the Universe and Everything, you could do worse than start with 'Plagues and the Paradox of Progress,' by Thomas J. Bollyky."

April 2, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
The Road Not Taken

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.

January 2, 2012

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia on the Edge

Of all the countries in the world that are vital to the strategic and economic interests of the United States, Saudi Arabia is the least understood by the American people. Saudi Arabia's unique place…

January 1, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Invisible Armies

A complete global history of guerrilla uprisings through the ages.

May 3, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Beyond Bin Laden

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…