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What We’re Reading: Histories of REE and Afghanistan

Groundbreaking! America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence By Dr. Ned Mamula and Ann Bridges “Groundbreaking! America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence” is essential reading for anyone...

What We’re Reading: Exposing China’s Elite

Red Roulette: An Insider’s Story of Wealth, Power, Corruption, and Vengeance in Today’s China By Desmond Shum In “Red Roulette,” Shanghai-born and Hong Kong-raised Desmond Shum...

What We’re Reading: Montesquieu on the Rise and Fall of Rome

Considerations on the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline By Montesquieu This book is one of the first attempts at interpreting...

What We’re Reading: Patriot, Games

Spec Ops: The Line Developed by Yager Development I’m one of the fortunate many who knows nothing about war. As a kid I remember the anxiety...

What We’re Reading: The Cause of War and Tyranny

Man, the State, and War:A Theoretical Analysis By Kenneth Waltz As a former international relations student, I have heard the name Kenneth Waltz, the father of...

What We’re Reading: African Literature and Russia Television

Nemtsy By Stas Ivanov Ignoring the Soviet era, Russia has a pretty bad record of film and television production. Even the critical film successes have found...

What We’re Reading: Relatable Pandemics

Vanishing Hour: A Novel of a Man, a Girl, and the End of the World By Lisa King Many have imagined how the end of the...

What We’re Reading: Questioning American Exceptionalism

American Power After Afghanistan By Jessica T. Matthews “American exceptionalism” is a uniquely polarizing idea. Its proponents would have you believe the United States is a...

What We’re Reading: Sober Spy Dramas

The Bureau Created by Eric Rochant To enjoy spy shows, viewers inevitably have to suspend their disbelief. In “Homeland,” when she isn’t bawling or having a...

What We’re Reading: Nordic Noir and Nuance in Latin America

The Wolf and the Watchman By Niklas Natt och Dag Swedish literature is very much its own monster, and “The Wolf and the Watchman” by Niklas...

What We’re Reading: A Legendary Betrayal

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal By Ben Macintyre “A Spy Among Friends,” by British author and journalist Ben Macintyre, tells...

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