The Christmas Gift That Keeps Giving by Jack F. Matlock, Jr.
Soviet vs. Post-Soviet Russian Disinformation by Todd Leventhal
CPR for the Turkish Economy: The 2001 Financial Crisis and its Aftermath by W. Robert Pearson
From Our Archives
We are highlighting in this issue’s Archives section two articles we have published on Henry Kissinger, a statesman of extraordinary influence whose legacy will be debated for years to come.
Book Review by Fletcher Burton of “Kissinger and American Power: A Political Biography,” Feb. 2021.
The Quest for Peace: Henry A. Kissinger on Germany by Mirco Reimer, Feb. 2014.
ADST Moments in Diplomatic History
A then-junior officer’s personal account of the first months after Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba, as embassy personnel gradually became convinced that a productive relationship with the new regime would not be possible.
Phil Wilcox’ recollections of the first Palestinian Intifada in 1987 and the US policy response.
Fareed Zakaria shares some of the critiques of US policy made by Jack Matlock in this issue, but overall offers a more conventional view of the US as playing a positive and necessary role in world affairs.
This is a controversial, broad-level critique of decades of US foreign policy from an Indian international affairs commentator.
Those who read the John Katzka and Todd Leventhal articles in this issue comparing Soviet and Russian propaganda/disinformation practices may be interested in the January 18 State Department announcement below of a new program to address foreign information manipulation.
Beijing’s Global Media Offensive: China’s Uneven Campaign to Influence Asia and the World By Joshua Kurlantzick
American Presidents in Diplomacy and War: Statecraft, Foreign Policy, and Leadership By Thomas R. Parker
The Other Side of Silence: A Memoir of Exile, Iran, and the Global Women’s Movement By Mahnaz Afkhami
France on Trial: The Case of Marshal Petain By Julian Jackson
Overreach: How China Derailed its Peaceful Rise By Susan L. Shirk
The Politics of Immigration Beyond Liberal States: Morocco and Tunisia in Comparative Perspective By Katarina Natter