New Books in National Security

Interviews with Scholars of National Security about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 227 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 80: Seth J. Frantzman, "After Isis: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East" (Gefen, 2019)

Frantzman spent months traveling throughout the Middle East to get a first-hand view of the region, its people and politics in war’s aftermath...



 2019-09-03  34m

episode 585: Jay Sexton, "A Nation Forged by Crisis: A New American History" (Basic Books, 2018)

A popular myth in the American nationalist imaginary is that the country has been on a continued path of progress...


 2019-09-02  57m

episode 38: Darren E. Tromblay, "Spying: Assessing US Domestic Intelligence Since 9/11" (Lynne Rienner, 2019)

Initiated in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, have the reforms of the US intelligence enterprise served their purpose?


 2019-08-21  47m

episode 568: Michael Beckley, "Unrivaled: Why America Will Remain the World's Sole Superpower" (Cornell UP, 2018)

Is the era of American hegemony over? Is America finished as a superpower?


 2019-08-07  48m

episode 76: Emrah Şahin, "Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire" (McGill-Queens UP, 2018)

The past decade has seen a tremendous production of scholarship on American missionary endeavors in the Middle East...


 2019-07-25  1h10m

episode 38: Daniel Vukovich, "Illiberal China: The Ideological Challenge of the People's Republic of China" (Palgrave, 2018)

Vukovich analyzes the 'intellectual political culture' of post-Tiananmen China in comparison to and in conflict with liberalism inside and outside the P.R.C...


 2019-07-22  1h13m

episode 95: James W. Pardew, "Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans" (U Kentucky Press, 2017)

Pardew describes the role of the U.S. involvement in ending the wars and genocide in the Balkans...


 2019-07-19  44m

episode 281: Jeremy Friedman, "Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World" (UNC Press, 2018)

Taking ideology seriously as a component of socialist foreign policy, Friedman’s new and compelling analysis shows how deep Moscow and Beijing’s disagreements ran...


 2019-07-12  1h4m

episode 49: Laura Robson and Arie Dubnov, "Partitions: A Transnational History of Twentieth-Century Territorial Separatism" (Stanford UP, 2019)

Laura Robson and Arie Dubnov uncover the collective history of the concept of partition and locate its genealogy in the politics of twentieth-century empire and decolonization...


 2019-07-08  49m