In The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy, Harvard international affairs professor Stephen M. Walt examines the reasons for the failures of recent American foreign policy. Read more


One of David Armitage’s tasks in Civil Wars: A History in Ideas is to define terms that are as hotly contested as the Gettysburg battlefield. The Harvard history professor writes with sharp irony and dense allusions on the recent past and n... Read more


Helen Hardacre has written a dryly authoritative account that examines many questions including: Is Shinto actually a religion? Read more


Robert Ricigliano came to Milwaukee from Boston with impressive credentials, including a résumé of conflict resolution projects in South Africa, the former Soviet Union, Cambodia, Colombia and elsewhere, and consultation work with USAID... Read more

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