Marxist Theoretical Debates in Europe during the Cold War

February 2014

The Premises of the Breakdown of the Communist System by Dr. Morris M. Mottale In 1965, the Polish philosopher and academician Adam Schaff, at that time a high ranking member of the Communist intelligentsia, published a book entitled Marxism and … Continued

Helsinki and Human Rights

February 2014

by Yale Richmond The participating States… Make it their aim to facilitate freer movement and contacts, individually and collectively, whether privately or officially, among persons, institutions and organizations of the participating States, and to contribute to the solution of the … Continued

The Other Europe

December 2013

Review by Csaba T. Chikes
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum, Anchor Reprint, 2013, ISBN-13: 978-1400095933, 640 pp.

Washington Irving: Sunnyside to Spain

June 2012

American Writers Who Were Diplomats by William Sommers The Writer as Diplomat – his dispatches read like a continued short story March 4, 1841 was the coldest – and totally unheated – inauguration day in U.S. history. Among its victims … Continued

Somewhere in France, Somewhere in Germany

January 2012

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.

Putin’s Statecraft

January 2012

Reviewed by John Coffey
Allen C. Lynch, Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft, Potomac Books: Washington, DC, ISBN 13- 978-1-59797-298-7, 2011, 184 pp.

Europe’s Ghost

October 2010

Review by Norvell B. DeAtkine
Michael Radu, Europe’s Ghost; Tolerance, Jihadism, and the Crisis in the West. Encounter Books, New York, 2009, ISBN -13:978-I-59403-262-2, 773 pp.

CFE: Will It Remain a Cornerstone of European Security?

September 2007

by Janet Andres On July 14, President Putin announced his decision to suspend Russian participation in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE). Concluded in the waning days of the Cold War, CFE has been both surprisingly successful … Continued