New Books in National Security

Interviews with Scholars of National Security about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/national-security/

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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...


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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...


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Donald Stoker, "Why America Loses Wars: Limited War and US Strategy from the Korean War to the Present" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Stoker argues that America endures endless wars because its leaders no longer know how to think about war in strategic terms...


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episode 359: Jeffrey Lantis, "Foreign Policy Advocacy and Entrepreneurship: How a New Generation in Congress Is Shaping U.S. Engagement with the World" (U Michigan Press, 2019)


With the US in the midst of on-going negotiations with Iran, North Korea, and China, how is Congress playing a part?


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episode 538: Darren Dochuk, "Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America" (Basic Books, 2019)


Dochuk places religion and oil at the center of American history...


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episode 537: Sasha D. Pack, "The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Hispano-African Border" (Stanford UP, 2019)


Pack considers the Strait of Gibraltar as an untamed in-between space—from “shatter zone” to borderland...


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episode 36: Susanna P. Campbell, "Global Governance and Local Peace: Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding" (Cambridge UP, 2018)


Why do international peacebuilding organizations sometimes succeed and sometimes fail, even within the same country?


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episode 536: Jonathan D. T. Ward, "China's Vision of Victory" (Atlas Publishing, 2019)


Ward brings the reader to a new understanding of China's planning, strategy, and ambitions...


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episode 534: Tim Bouverie, "Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill and the Road to War" (Tim Duggan Books, 2019)


Bouverie's book is a groundbreaking history of the disastrous years of indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that help to make Hitler’s domination of Europe possible...


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episode 275: Jennifer Hubbert, "China in the World: An Anthropology of Confucius Institutes, Soft Power, and Globalization" (U Hawaii Press, 2019)


In recent years, Confucius Institutes—cultural and language programs funded by the Chinese government—have garnered attention in the United States due to a debate over whether they threaten free speech and academic freedom...


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