The China Fallacy

September 2013

Review by Stanton Jue
The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit From China’s Rise and Avoid Another Cold War by Donald Gross, Bloomsbury, New York & London, 2012, ISBN-13:978-1441147899, paperback 2013, 320 pp.

Alliance Politics in Asia

September 2011

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.

Afghanistan: An American Tragedy

September 2010

by Benjamin L. Landis A retired military officer and frequent contributor to this journal sounds off on why the United States should withdrawal militarily from Afghanistan.  He cites four benefits to withdrawal. Why is the United States engaged in massive … Continued

The Grand Jihad

September 2010

Reviewed by Colonel (USA, ret) James L. Abrahamson, Ph. D.
Andrew C. McCarthy, The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America, New York: Encounter Books, 2010, ISBN 978-1-59403-377-3, 455 pages

Humanitarian versus National Interests

June 2010

A Statistical Reflection on Official Development Assistance and Whether It is Directed Towards Its Goals and Ideals by Steve Dobransky American Diplomacy rarely publishes statistical analysis. But because this paper analyzes the debate over foreign aid’s purposes and motivations, we … Continued

Does U. S. Policy Hurt or Help Al Qaeda?

March 2010

by Haviland Smith A long time observer of Middle Eastern affairs proposes a radical change in American policy in the region with the goal of “helping Al Qaeda die.” Would this change have unintended consequences? The suggestion itself is sure … Continued

Northeast Asia Regionalism and Linkages with Southeast Asia

June 2008

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

National Sovereignty through Decentralization

January 2008

A Community Level Approach to Development, Reconciliation, and Stability in Conflict Areas in the Middle-East and North Africa by Yossef Ben-Meir “Participatory decentralized development” has proved to be a successful strategy for fighting poverty and strengthening communities throughout the world. … Continued