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Books of Interest

May 2022

The Frontline: Essays on Ukraine’s Past and Present By Serhii Plokhy
Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament: A History By Yuri Kostenko, Translated by Svitlana Krasynska
Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate By M.E. Sarotte
The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel By Kati Marton
The World According to China By Elizabeth C. Economy
Making a Killing: States, Banks, and Terrorism By Ian Michael Oxnevad
The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War By Nicholas Mulder
Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age By Shruti Kapila

Books of Interest, February 2022

February 2022

Global Development and Human Rights: The Sustainable Development Goals and Beyond by Paul Nelson
Liberalism in Dark Times: The Liberal Ethos in the Twentieth Century by Joshua L. Cherniss
Negotiating the New START Treaty by Rose Gottemoeller
Diplomacy and the Future of World Order By Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall, Editors
The War That Doesn’t Say Its Name: The Unending Conflict in the Congo by Jason K. Stearns 
Global China: Assessing China’s Growing Role in the World Edited by Tarun Chhabra, Rush Doshi, Ryan Hass, Emilie Kimball

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