Review by John Handley
Review by David Beechey
A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East 1914-1918, By James Barr, W. W. Norton & Company: N.Y., ISBN 978-0-398-07065, 2012, 464 pp.
Review by James Abrahamson
Somewhere in France, Somewhere in Germany: A Combat Soldier’s Journey through the Second World War. By Francis P. Sempa. (Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2011. Pp. x, 102.
A personal account, part three
by Gregory Wentling
by Robert Earle In early May my friend Blakely said that he had been contacted by a third party representing Moammar Gaddafi’s most influential son, Saif al-Islam. Saif al-Islam wanted to convey a message to Washington through unofficial channels, and … Continued
Reviewed by James W. White
Thomas J. Christensen, Worse Than A Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0-691-14260-9, hard cover, (ISBN 978-0-691-14261-6 paperback), 2011, 306 pp.
by David T. Jones
The Need for a Regional Response by William Wunderle and Gabriel Lajeunesse While global attention has been focused mostly on Iran’s developing nuclear capability, the Iranian regime has also been very active in extending its malign influence throughout the Middle … Continued
Foreign Policy Dilemmas before the President-Elect
by Chas. W. Freeman, Jr.
by Michael W. Cotter
Along with the six-party negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear arms, talks have been quietly proceeding on broader political, economic, and security issues in Northeast Asia and a future regional “architecture” that would foster peaceful, constructive relationships into which North Korea … Continued
Structures and Strategies Needed by Sam Holliday Defense Secretary Gates recently called for a build-up of American “soft power” instruments in order to better combat the long-term threats we face from Islamic extremists. In this essay, a frequent American … Continued
from Sam C. Holliday
by Sam Holliday
by James L. Abrahamson The following commentary by a seasoned observer of the international scene raises a fundamental question that calls for consideration by all interested parties, whether or not they find much merit in Osama bin Laden’s thesis that … Continued
by Walter A. McDougall
Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Vol. XX, Southeast Asia, Announced Office of the Historian Bureau of Public Affairs United States Department of State December 15, 2006 The Department of State released today Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume … Continued
by David Bradberry
In this commentary, frequent contributor Sam Holliday addresses a current hot-button issue in public policy debate and offers his own unique and probably controversial approach to defining and prosecuting the War on Terrorism. Readers’ comments are welcome. —Assoc. Ed. by Sam … Continued
The author bases this informative survey on a presentation he made in April to a university study group on Asia. As the reader will note, he finds the record mixed, with successes in dealing with China and Japan, and a … Continued