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November 2021

November 2021

Commentary, Eyewitness, reviews, books of interest, links

Why Nation-Building Matters

November 2021

Review by Renee M Earle
Why Nation Building Matters: Political Consolidation, Building Security Forces, and Economic Development in Failed and Fragile States by Keith W. Mines

Books of Interest

November 2021

The Gun, The Ship, and The Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World By Linda Colley
Do Not Disturb: The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad By Michela Wrong
From Rebel to Ruler: One Hundred Years of the Chinese Communist  Party By Tony Saich
Women as War Criminals: Gender, Agency, and Justice By Izabela Steflja and Jessica Trisko Darden
Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge By Murray Hiebert
Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order By Colin Kahl and Thomas Wright

25th Anniversary Webinar

October 2021

“How Does U.S. Diplomacy Benefit Americans?”
Playback of webinar, contributor information

Webinar Contributors

October 2021

Biographical information on participants in the Oct 2021 Webinar

August 2021

August 2021

Commentary, Eyewitness, reviews, books of interest, links

The Challenge of Anarchy: Introduction

August 2021

Increased refugee flows from the southern hemispheres and the Middle East impact not only immediate neighbors; but threaten political dialogue, economics and security in Europe, Russia, China. and the United States.
How can our national governments and the international community successfully address this challenge?