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McCain, John

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCAIN, JOHN MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCAIN MCC

Allison, Graham T.

Summary: The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable." Over the past 500 years, these...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327 ALI

Summary: Advocates of aid to Africa often point out that, because the continent's poverty is so deep and its problems so great, even a relatively small amount can accomplish a great deal. Skeptics, however, charge that much of the money given to help Africa has been stolen by corrupt African leaders and actually keeps the continent from advancing. Does aid to Africa undermine people's ability to fend...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Chua, Amy

Summary: Discusses the failure of America's political elites to recognize how group identities drive politics both at home and abroad, and outlines recommendations for reversing the country's foreign policy failures and overcoming destructive political tribalism at home. "Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups. In many parts of the world, the group identities that matter most--the ones that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 CHU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.973 CHU

Summary: An anonymous member of the U.S. intelligence community maintains that we are, in fact, losing the war on terror. Although aspects of the modern world may offend conservative Muslims, no Islamist leader has fomented jihad to destroy Western institutions. Rather, a growing segment of the Islamic world disapproves of specific U.S. policies and their attendant military, political, and economic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brassey's 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 IMP

Krasner, Stephen D.

Summary: "After generations of foreign policy failures, America can now make the world safer by abandoning utopian goals and working with difficult characters. In the past fifty years, the United States has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in the idea thatstate-building can make the world "safe for democracy," but the return on that investment has been woeful. Witnessing the failure of this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 KRA

Summary: This debate took place in 2008, as America debated whether to ban waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques" the CIA used against suspected members of Al Qaeda. In this debate as in the wider public debate, participants debate whether coercive interrogation works, whether it violates American values, and how to define torture.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Kerry, John

Summary: "John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life--from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and secretary of state for four years--in this revealing memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history. [This book] is John Kerry's candid personal story. A Yale graduate, Kerry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KERRY, JOHN KER

Milne, David

Summary: "A new intellectual history of U.S. foreign policy from the late nineteenth century to the present. Worldmaking is a fresh and compelling new take on the history of American diplomacy. Rather than retracing a familiar story of realism versus idealism, David Milne suggests that U.S. foreign policy has also been crucially divided between those who view statecraft as an art and those who believe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 MIL

Friedman, George

Summary: "The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.83 FRI

Chomsky, Noam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky argues that the United States, through its military-first policies and its unstinting devotion to maintaining a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 CHO

Ackerman, Spencer

Summary: "An examination of the profound impact that the War on Terror had in pushing American politics and society in an authoritarian direction for an entire generation, at home and abroad, the United States has waged an endless conflict known as the War on Terror. In addition to multiple ground wars, it has pioneered drone strikes and industrial-scale digital surveillance, as well as detaining people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ACK

McMaster, H. R.

Summary: "Across multiple administrations since the end of the Cold War, American foreign policy has been misconceived, inconsistent, and poorly implemented. As a result, America and the free world have fallen behind rivals in power and influence. Meanwhile threats to security, freedom, and prosperity, such as nuclear proliferation and jihadist terrorism have grown. In BATTLEGROUNDS, H.R. McMaster...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.033 MCM

Zakaria, Fareed.

Summary: Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of international changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Zakaria

Zeihan, Peter

Summary: The world is changing in ways most of us find incomprehensible. Terrorism spills out of the Middle East into Europe. Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China and Japan vie to see who can be most aggressive. Financial breakdown in Asia and Europe guts growth, challenging hard-won political stability. Yet for the Americans, these changes are fantastic. Alone among the world's powers, only the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeihan on Geopolitics 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ZEI

Barnett, Thomas P. M.

Contents: Preface: The shape of things to come -- The seven deadly sins of Bush-Cheney -- A twelve-step recovery program for American grand strategy -- The American trajectory: of great men and great powers -- The economic realignment: racing to the bottom of the pyramid -- The diplomatic realignment: rebranding the team of rivals -- The security realignment: rediscovering diplomacy, defense, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BAR

Bacevich, Andrew J.

Summary: "A bold and urgent perspective on how American foreign policy must change in response to the shifting world order of the twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 BAC

Farrow, Ronan

Summary: United States foreign policy is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Institutions of diplomacy and development are reeling from deep budget cuts. The diplomats who make America's deals and protect its citizens around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed the work once undertaken by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 FAR

Zeihan, Peter.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian and eye-opening assessment of American power. In THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER international strategist Peter Zeihan examines how geography, combined with demography and energy independence, will pave the way for one of the great turning points in history, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ZEI

Lévy, Bernard-Henri

Summary: "The Empire and the Five Kings is a cri de coeur that draws upon lessons from history and the eternal touchstones of human culture to reveal the stakes facing the West as America retreats from its leadership role, a process that did not begin with Donald Trump's presidency and is not likely to end with him. The crisis is one whose roots can be found as far back as antiquity and whose resolution...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 LEV

Sanger, David E.

Summary: "A fast-paced account of America's plunge into simultaneous Cold Wars against two very different adversaries--Xi Jinping's China and Vladimir Putin's Russia--based on deep reporting from inside the White House, U.S. intelligence agencies, technology firms, and foreign governments"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Steinberg, James.

Summary: "After forty years of largely cooperative Sino-U.S. relations, policymakers, politicians, and pundits on both sides of the Pacific see growing tensions between the United States and China. Some go so far as to predict a future of conflict, driven by the inevitable rivalry between an established and a rising power, and urge their leaders to prepare now for a future showdown. Others argue that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.51 STE

Chomsky, Noam.

Summary: "Because We Say So presents more than thirty short, forceful commentaries written between 2011 and 2015 covering the most urgent matters in U.S. politics during global crisis. With uncompromising clarity, Chomsky takes on a range of hot-button issues from climate change, nuclear politics, and spying/cyberwar, to the Middle East and the future of democracy. Brilliant, accessible, timely,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 CHO

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