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Stephen Tankel
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Keven Ruby

Ruby on Tankel, 'With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror'

Stephen Tankel. With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror. Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 424 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-54734-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16810-6.

Reviewed by Keven Ruby (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo Book Review Essay 173- Aldrich on Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean

H-Diplo Essay No. 173
An H-Diplo Book Review Essay

Published on 24 May 2019

Review Editor:  Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Eric T. Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 308 pp. Maps, illustrations, index. ISBN: 9780674983380 ($35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50).

URL: http://tiny.cc/E173

H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review 117- Lester and Lacquement, Jr. on “Killing Norms Softly: US Targeted Killing, Quasi-secrecy and the Assassination Ban.”

H-Diplo | ISSF Article Review 117

Editors: Diane Labrosse and Seth Offenbach
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Andris Banka and Adam Quinn.  “Killing Norms Softly:  US Targeted Killing, Quasi-secrecy and the Assassination Ban.”  Security Studies 27:4 (2018):  665-703.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2018.1483633.

Published by ISSF on 23 May 2019

CfP: Deadline Friday for "Concluding the Great War: Peace Achieved? 1918-1919" Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, June 26-28 2019

Hawaii World War I Symposium

Call for Presentations

Concluding the Great War: Peace Achieved? 1918-1919

Hawaii Pacific University - Honolulu, Hawaii

June 26-28, 2019

CfP: Deadline 31 May for "Biographies and Politics" Conference, Warsaw

We would like to invite you to propose papers for the international conference

Biographies and Politics: Involvement of Jews and Activists of Jewish Origin in Leftist Movements in 19th- and 20th- Century Poland.

The conference is jointly organized by the POLIN Museum and the Aleksander Brückner Center for Polish Studies, the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, and the University College London.

H-Diplo Book Review Essay 172- Chappel on Brodie. German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945

H-Diplo Essay No. 172
An H-Diplo Book Review Essay

Published on 21 May 2019

Review Editor:  Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

Thomas Brodie.  German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2018ISBN:  9780198827023 (hardcover, $85.00).

URL: http://tiny.cc/E172

Reviewed by James Chappel, Department of History, Duke University

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H-Diplo Roundtable XX-39 on Southeast Asia’s Cold War: An Interpretive History

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 39

20 May 2019

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Ang Cheng Guan.  Southeast Asia’s Cold War:  An Interpretive History.  Honolulu:  University of Hawai’i Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9780824872571 (hardback, $68.00); 9780824873479 (paperback, $30.00).

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Author: 
Stephen Tankel
Reviewer: 
Keven Ruby

Ruby on Tankel, 'With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror'

Stephen Tankel. With Us and Against Us: How America's Partners Help and Hinder the War on Terror. Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 424 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-54734-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16810-6.

Reviewed by Keven Ruby (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Emrah Sahin
Reviewer: 
Andrew Patrick

Patrick on Sahin, 'Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire'

Emrah Sahin. Faithful Encounters: Authorities and American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5462-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Patrick (Tennessee State University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Reviewer: 
Chris Foss

Foss on Allcock, 'Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy'

Thomas Tunstall Allcock. Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 284 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7615-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foss (University of Portland) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Steve Coll
Reviewer: 
Barbara Elias

Elias on Coll, 'Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan'

Steve Coll. Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Penguin Books, 2018. Illustrations. xxiii + 757 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-458-6; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-241-33735-6.

Reviewed by Barbara Elias (Bowdoin College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)