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The Dissent Channel

November 2020

The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age
By Elizabeth Shackelford
Review By Robert Whitehead

Black Wave

November 2020

Back Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East
By Kim Ghattas
Review by Albadr AbuBaker Alshateri, Phd.

Active Measures

November 2020

Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare
By Thomas Rid
Review by Michael Schoenfeld

Terrorism, Betrayal & Resilience

February 2019

Review by Frances Duffy
Book : Terrorism, Betrayal & Resilience: My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings by Prudence Bushnell

Fascism: A Warning

September 2018

Review by Gilbert Donahue
Fascism: A Warning. Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward, Harper Collins, 2018, 288 pages including index.

The Doctor and the Saint

April 2018

Review by Jon Dorschner
The Doctor and the Saint: Caste, Race, and “The Annihilation of Caste” by Arundhati Roy. Haymarket Books: May 2017. ISBN 978-1-60846-797-6. 171 pp.

Jihad as Grand Strategy

October 2017

Review by Jon Dorschner Jihad as Grand Strategy (Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State) by S. Paul Kapur, Oxford University Press: New York, 2017, ISBN 978-0-19-976852-3, 177 pp., $39.95 (Hardcover). Although the United States was a long-term patron … Continued

Nuggets of Wisdom

October 2017

Review by Brenda Brown Schoonover A Review of Saved for a Purpose: A Journey from Private Virtues to Public Values, By  James A. Joseph. (Duke University Press, 235 pages ) The author, James A. Joseph defines his book,Saved for a Purpose: A Journey from Private Virtues … Continued

India’s Wars

April 2017

Review by Jon Dorschner India’s Wars (A Military History 1947- 1971) by Arjun Subramaniam, Harper Collins India: New York, 2016, ISBN 978-93-5177-749-6, 576 pp., $39.99 (Softcover). Since I was teaching at West Point, it has struck me that there are a … Continued