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“Why Does Donald Trump Have So Much Trouble with the Truth?”

Essay by John Schuessler, Bush School, Texas A&M University

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Temple University's Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy (CENFAD) is delighted to once again solicit submissions for its annual Edwin H. Sherman Prize for Undergraduate Scholarship in Force and Diplomacy. The recipient of the Edwin Sherman Prize receives a $1,000 award along with a certificate. CENFAD welcomes submissions from students or instructors/advisors/mentors. Any paper written by an undergraduate student in the 2016 calendar year submitted by either the student or a faculty member at the student's college or university, is eligible.

[PDF] H-Diplo Rountable XVIII, 17 [27 February 2017]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 17 on Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia.  Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959:  A New History.  New York:  Lexington Books, 2015.  ISBN:  978-1-4985-1169-8 (hardcover, $110.00); 978-1-4985-1171-1 (paperback, $54.95); 978-1-4985-1170-4 (eBook, $109.99).

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 27 February to 25 March

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 27 February to 25 March is as follows:

Week of 27 February:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia, Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959: A New History.  New York: Lexington Books, 2015.

Introduction by Sergey Radchenko, Cardiff University

Reviewers:

Jeremy Friedman, Harvard University

Austin Jersild, Old Dominion University

Deborah Kaple, Princeton University

Steven Levine, University of Montana

Author: 
Nicholas J. Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Joan Clinefelter

Clinefelter on Schlosser, 'Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany'


Nicholas J. Schlosser. Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03969-0.

Reviewed by Joan Clinefelter (University of Northern Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rosa Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Brooks, 'How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon'


Rosa Brooks. How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-7787-0.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Author: 
Nicholas J. Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Joan Clinefelter

Clinefelter on Schlosser, 'Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany'


Nicholas J. Schlosser. Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03969-0.

Reviewed by Joan Clinefelter (University of Northern Colorado)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Rosa Brooks
Reviewer: 
Mike Pavelec

Pavelec on Brooks, 'How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon'


Rosa Brooks. How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-7786-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-7787-0.

Reviewed by Mike Pavelec (Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Hsiao-ting Lin
Reviewer: 
Stephen G. Craft

Craft on Lin, 'Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan'


Hsiao-ting Lin. Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65981-0.

Reviewed by Stephen G. Craft (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Amy E. Eckert
Reviewer: 
Eugenio Cusumano

Cusumano on Eckert, 'Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization'


Amy E. Eckert. Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5420-2.

Reviewed by Eugenio Cusumano (Leiden University)
Published on H-Diplo (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach