by Jonathan B. Rickert
by Lóránd Ujházi1 Because of the current migration crisis the central organizations of the Catholic Church were forced to reflect upon more directly about the humanitarian, pastoral and policy aspects of the refugee issue. However, neither the annual speeches delivered … Read more
Review by Jon Dorschner Jihad as Grand Strategy (Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State) by S. Paul Kapur, Oxford University Press: New York, 2017, ISBN 978-0-19-976852-3, 177 pp., $39.95 (Hardcover). Although the United States was a long-term patron … Read more
Washington Post Worldviews Analysis Turkey’s complicated relationship with the Middle East, explained by one word By Soner Cagaptay and Nick Danforth September 2, 2017 Reprinted by Permission: click here for article.
by Dr. Morris M. Mottale, Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics, Chair, Department of Political Science at Franklin University Switzerland Abstract. This article analyzes the origins of Iranian foreign policy since the 1979 Islamic revolution and the ability of … Read more
Review by Peter Kovach
Religion and Public Diplomacy by Philip Seib, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN-13: 978-1-137-29111-0, 2013, 236pp., $90.00 (Hardcover List)
By Samuel Helfont, Associate Scholar in FPRI’s Program on the Middle East Text: https://www.fpri.org/articles/2013/12/geopolitics-sunni-shii-divide-middle-east SYMPOSIUM Review by Michael W. Cotter This lecture from an FPRI conference for teachers is well worth reading for two reasons. First, it provides an excellent, … Read more
Review by Francis P. Sempa
Andrew Preston, Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy. New York: Anchor Books, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4000-7858-5. 815 pp.
The King’s Speech, the film about King George VI, reminds me about the late Queen Mother — his wife and mother of the current Queen Elizabeth — and President Truman. President Nixon in 1972 gave Queen Elizabeth as a state … Read more
A Personal View
by William Sommers
Reviewed by John M. Handley, Ph.D.
John W. Jandora, States Without Citizens: Understanding the Islamic Crisis, Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Security International, 2008 [ISBN 978-0-313-35590-5] 91 pages.
by Sam C. Holliday
Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World
Reviewed by Francis P. Sempa, Contributing Editor
Walter Russell Mead, God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2007. 449 pages.
by Ronald Palmer
by Sean L. Yom
Europe, Human Rights, and Terrorists
by Michael Radu
by Lucy Chester
The author is Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania. This essay, adapted from a special issue of Orbis (Spring 1998) on the topic “Faith and Statecraft,” appeared in the Foreign Policy Research Institute WIRE of March … Read more
The author, who had a distinguished thirty-five-year career in the Foreign Service, is a member of the board of directors of this journal’s parent organization, American Diplomacy Publishers. This article appeared on Christmas Day 1994 in the Hendersonville (N.C.) … Read more