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U.S. Relations With China: DACOR Conference Summary

November 2022

by Keith McCormick and Emma W. Sandifer As relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) loom ever larger for the U.S., DACOR’s annual conference in 2022 focused on “Balancing Competing Interests in U.S. Relations With China.” The Washington-based organization … Continued

The Anarchy

November 2019

The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
reviewed by Jon P. Dorschner

Reimagining Pakistan

May 2019

(Transforming a Dysfunctional Nuclear State)
Review by Jon P. Dorschner

Books of Interest Fall 2018

September 2018

Near Abroad, Thailand, The Road to Unfreedom, US Counterterrorism, In Praise of Blood, The Darkening Web, China’s Great Wall of Debt, The Peace Makers

The Doctor and the Saint

April 2018

Review by Jon Dorschner
The Doctor and the Saint: Caste, Race, and “The Annihilation of Caste” by Arundhati Roy. Haymarket Books: May 2017. ISBN 978-1-60846-797-6. 171 pp.

Let’s Talk Seriously About Afghanistan

March 2018

by Amb. Michael W. Cotter (ret.) The media is full of information about the conflict in Afghanistan. Some of the coverage supports the Trump administration’s plan to increase the U.S. military presence in that country; some of it is opposed. … Continued

Foreign Service Accounts from the Oral History Archives: Ambassador John D. Negroponte

December 2017

Interview covers:  Biography, Vietnam, Kissinger, Paris Peace Talks The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training Foreign Affairs Oral History Project Ambassador John D. Negroponte Interviewed by: Charles Stuart Kennedy Initial Interview date: February 11, 2000 Copyright 2017 ADST https://adst.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Negroponte-John-D.pdf INTERVIEW … Continued