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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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

Indyk, Martin

Summary: "A perceptive and provocative history of Henry Kissinger's diplomatic negotiations in the Middle East that illuminates the unique challenges and barriers Kissinger and his successors have faced in their attempts to broker peace between Israel and its Arabneighbors"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

Fursenko, A. V. (Aleksandr Vasilʹevich)

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 FUR

Khalidi, Rashid.

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Summary: Analyzes three historical moments from the past thirty-five years to reveal how the U.S. and Israel have worked together to prevent the emergence of a Palestinian state.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.053 KHA

Burrows, William E.

Summary: Unknown to the public and cloaked in the utmost secrecy, the United States flew missions against the Communist bloc almost continuously during the Cold War in a desperate effort to collect intelligence and find targets for all-out nuclear war. The only hint of the relentless, clandestine operations came when one of the planes was shot down. Many of the air force and navy flyers were killed on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 BUR

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...

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

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

Crist, David.

Summary: Reveals the covert operations that have brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open war, including Iran's proposal for peace after 9/11, which was rejected by President Bush, and Iran's secret army in post-U.S. invasion Iraq.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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

Hahn, Steven

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian's provocative reinterpretation of the eight decades surrounding the Civil War (and leading into the twentieth century); the next volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner. In this ambitious story of American imperial conquest and capitalist development, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Steven Hahn takes on the conventional...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 HAH

Ferguson, Niall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2004

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

Gerges, Fawaz A.

Summary: "During his presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised to distance the United States from the neoconservative foreign policy legacy of his predecessor, George W. Bush, and usher in a new era of a global, interconnected world. More than two years have passed since his inauguration, and the reality of President Obama's approach is in stark contrast to the ebullient and optimistic image that he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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

Alexander, Bevin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hippocrene Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 ALE

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Discusses the people and events involved in Japan's decision to attack on Pearl Harbor, which forced the United States to enter World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 RIC

Marton, Kati.

Summary: "This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John le Carre, is relevant today as a tale of fanaticism and the lengths it takes us to. True Believer reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, NOEL HAVILAND MAR

Bradley, James.

Summary: Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 359.4 BRA

Doyle, Michael

Summary: "By 1990, the first Cold War was ending. The Berlin Wall had fallen and the Warsaw Pact was crumbling; following Russia's lead, cries for democracy were being embraced by a young Chinese populace. The post-Cold War years were a time of immense hope and possibility. They heralded an opportunity for creative cooperation among nations, an end to ideological strife, perhaps even the beginning of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1 DOY

Kemper, Steve

Summary: "In 1932, Japan was in crisis. Naval officers had assassinated the prime minister. The military had a stranglehold on the government. War with Russia loomed, and propaganda campaigns swept the country, urging schoolchildren to give money to procure planes and tanks. Into this maelstrom stepped Joseph C. Grew, America's most experienced and talented diplomat. When Grew was appointed to serve as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 KEM

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 KEM

Hasday, Judy L.

Summary: Chronicles the events leading up to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the details of the attack itself, and the ensuing reaction of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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Sciutto, Jim

Summary: "CNN's Chief National Security Correspondent reveals the invisible fronts of twenty-first century warfare and identifies the ongoing battles being waged -- often without the public's full knowledge -- from disinformation campaigns to advanced satellite weaponry. The United States is currently under attack from multiple adversaries -- yet most Americans have no idea of the dangers threatening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Leverett, Flynt Lawrence.

Summary: "Less than a decade after Washington endorsed a fraudulent case for invading Iraq, similarly misinformed and politically motivated claims are pushing America toward war with Iran. Today the stakes are even higher: such a war could break the back of America's strained superpower status. Challenging the daily clamor of U.S. saber rattling, Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett argue that America should...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2013

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

Foreman, Amanda

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Summary: In the Civil War, both the North and the South demanded Britain's support. A World on Fire portrays the complex web of relationships between the two countries through the lives of a selected group of participants who shared one thing in common. They all wrote about their experiences in diaries and letters that survive to this day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.72 FOR

Hill, Marc Lamont

Summary: "In this major work of daring criticism and analysis, scholar and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill and Israel-Palestine expert Mitchell Plitnick spotlight how one-sided pro-Israel policies reflect the truth-bending grip of authoritarianism on both Israel and the United States. Except for Palestine argues that progressives and liberals who oppose regressive policies on immigration, racial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2022

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Summary: With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, examine the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years, of how the United States came within reach of securing peace between Israel and its neighbors. Today, the need to learn from the past mistakes couldn't be more urgent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HUM

Bradley, James

Summary: Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.4 BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 359.4 BRA

Kinzer, Stephen.

Summary: What can the United States do to help realize its dream of a peaceful, democratic Middle East? Kinzer provides a penetrating, timely critique of America's approach to the world's most volatile region, and offers a startling alternative.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2010

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

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