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H-Diplo Article Review 632 on “Shifting Political Calculation: The Secret Taiwan-Soviet Talks, 1963-1971.” Cold War History 15:4

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No. 632
27 July 2016

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[PDF] H-Diplo Article Review 632 on “Shifting Political Calculation: The Secret Taiwan-Soviet Talks, 1963-1971.” Cold War History 15:4 [27 July 2016]

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PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 632 on Xiang Zhai and Ruping Xiao.  “Shifting Political Calculation: The Secret Taiwan-Soviet Talks, 1963-1971.”  Cold War History 15:4 (2015): 533-551.  DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2015.1031115.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2015.1031115

Author: 
Gale A. Mattox, Stephen M. Grenier, eds.
Reviewer: 
Astri Suhrke

Suhrke on Mattox and Grenier, 'Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance'


Gale A. Mattox, Stephen M. Grenier, eds. Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance. Stanford: Stanford Security Studies, 2015. 352 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9627-9.

Reviewed by Astri Suhrke (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Stephen G. Craft
Reviewer: 
Michael Shiyung Liu

Liu on Craft, 'American Justice in Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy'


Stephen G. Craft. American Justice in Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy. Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 284 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6635-3.

Reviewed by Michael Shiyung Liu (Academia Sinica)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 25 July to 05 August

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 25 July to 05 August is as follows:

Week of 25 July:

1. H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Sarah Sunn Bush, The Taming of Democracy Assistance. Why Democracy Promotion Does not Confront Dictators. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Introduction by Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Reviewers:

Maryam Z. Deloffre, Arcadia University

Larry Garber, United States Agency for International Development

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Author: 
Gale A. Mattox, Stephen M. Grenier, eds.
Reviewer: 
Astri Suhrke

Suhrke on Mattox and Grenier, 'Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance'


Gale A. Mattox, Stephen M. Grenier, eds. Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance. Stanford: Stanford Security Studies, 2015. 352 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9627-9.

Reviewed by Astri Suhrke (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Stephen G. Craft
Reviewer: 
Michael Shiyung Liu

Liu on Craft, 'American Justice in Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy'


Stephen G. Craft. American Justice in Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy. Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 284 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6635-3.

Reviewed by Michael Shiyung Liu (Academia Sinica)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Michael C. Horowitz, Allan C. Stam, Cali M. Ellis
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Saunders

Saunders on Horowitz and Stam and Ellis, 'Why Leaders Fight'


Michael C. Horowitz, Allan C. Stam, Cali M. Ellis. Why Leaders Fight. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 228 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-65567-6.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Saunders (George Washington University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Richard D. Hooker Jr., Joseph J. Collins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dan E. Caldwell

Caldwell on Bailey and Immerman, 'Understanding the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan' and Hooker Jr. and Collins, 'Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War'


Beth Bailey, Richard H. Immerman, eds. Understanding the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 368 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-2690-2; $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7143-8.Richard D. Hooker Jr., Joseph J. Collins, eds. Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 2015. Maps. 488 pp. $32.98 (paper), ISBN 978-1-329-62849-6.

Author: 
John M. Schuessler
Reviewer: 
David Greenberg

Greenberg on Schuessler, 'Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy'


John M. Schuessler. Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 192 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5359-5.

Reviewed by David Greenberg (Rutgers University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach