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The Bear v. The Eagle Over Anatolia

June 2001

Review by William N. Dale
Both Hunter and Hunted: A Cold War Adventure.
By Vincent Joyce. (Lincoln, Neb.: Writers Club Press, 2001. Pp. 318. $16.95 soft cover.)

Liberal Missionary: The ‘Whole’ Dean Rusk

December 2000

Dean Rusk: Defending the American Mission Abroad By Thomas W. Zeiler (Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 2000. Pp. xvii, 235. $17.95 paper.)   Liberal Missionary: The ‘Whole’ Dean Rusk By Jack Perry* IN HIS USEFUL bibliographical essay at the end of this … Read more

McCarthy and His Enemies, Revisited

April 2000

Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America’s Most Hated Senator By Arthur Herman (New York: Free Press, 2000. Pp. vi, 404. $26 cloth.) McCarthy and His Enemies, Revisited by Larry I. Bland* A POLITICAL TRACT DISGUISED AS A … Read more

The American Metternich Remembers Realpolitik

April 2000

By Victor Fic   Years of Renewal By Henry A. Kissinger (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Pp. 1,119. $35 cloth.)     Henry Kissinger might just refute Andy Warhol’s nostrum that every American will be famous for fifteen minutes. … Read more

Uncle Sam Supreme Guardian of the Saudi Crown

April 2000

Review by Hermann Fr. Eilts   Saudi Arabia and the United States: Birth of a Security Partnership By Parker T. Hart (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998. Pp. 283. $35 cloth.)   In 1991-92, President George Bush deployed a … Read more

The Great Game A Duel of Intriguing Imperialists

February 2000

By Michael Cotter Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire In Central Asia By Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac (Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1999. Pp. xxv, 573. $35 cloth Journalists Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac … Read more

The Unlikely Lady Planter

February 2000

By Richard Matheron Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda By Rosamond Halsey Carr with Ann Howard Halsey (New York: Viking Penguin, 1999, Pp. 248. $23.95) I fear this cannot be an unbiased book review. I look back … Read more

Dullesian Ad Hoc Raison d’état Rehabilitated

February 2000

By Nick Sarantakes  John Foster Dulles: Piety, Pragmatism, and Power in U.S. Foreign Policy By Richard H. Immerman (Wilmington, Delaware: SR Books, 1999. Pp. xxvi, 221.)   In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Richard Immerman was part of a … Read more

The Electronic Herd vs. The Tortoise

September 1999

Review by Adam Yarmolinsky   The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization By Thomas L. Friedman (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999. Pp. xix, 394. $27.50 cloth.)   Returning to Tokyo on a bullet train from a visit … Read more

The Diplomatic Sage of Monticello

September 1999

Review by John M. Belohlavek Thomas Jefferson: Westward the Course of Empire By Lawrence S. Kaplan (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1999. Pp. xvii, 198 . $50 cloth; $17.95 paper.)   When Scholarly Resources sought to identify an author to … Read more

Where Are the Cubans in This War?

September 1999

  By Nancy Mitchell   The War of 1898: The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography By Louis A. Perez, Jr. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1998. Pp. xvi, 168 . $16.95 paper.)   Rarely … Read more

The Washington-Tel Aviv Axis

June 1999

Decade of Transition: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance By Abraham Ben-Zvi (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. Pp. xxii, 219. $17.50 paper) The Washington-Tel Aviv Axisby Paul Sullivan THE PURPOSE OF THIS WELL-WRITTEN AND highly readable … Read more