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Author: 
Paul G. Harris, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gregory J. Dehler

Dehler on Harris, 'International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia'


Paul G. Harris, ed. International Environmental Cooperation: Politics and Diplomacy in Pacific Asia. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2002. xiii + 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-678-9.

Reviewed by Gregory J. Dehler (Front Range Community College)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

Environmental Cooperation in Asia

Author: 
Eric Hershberg, Kevin W. Moore, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Carafano

Carafano on Hershberg and Moore, 'Critical Views of September 11: Analyses from Around the World'


Eric Hershberg, Kevin W. Moore, eds. Critical Views of September 11: Analyses from Around the World. New York: The New Press, 2002. viii + 304 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56584-771-2.

Reviewed by James Carafano (Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

Author: 
Pierre Asselin
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Asselin, 'A Bitter Peace: Washington, Hanoi, and the Making of the Paris Agreement'


Pierre Asselin. A Bitter Peace: Washington, Hanoi, and the Making of the Paris Agreement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xi + 190 pp. $60.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8078-2751-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5417-4.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Department of History, Missouri Southern State University-Joplin)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2004)

Author: 
Robert B. Bruce
Reviewer: 
David R. Watson

Watson on Bruce, 'A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War'


Robert B. Bruce. A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003. viii + 380 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1253-6.

Reviewed by David R. Watson (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (December, 2003)

When America and France Were Friends

When America and France Were Friends

Author: 
H. P. Willmott
Reviewer: 
Andrej Gaspari

Gaspari on Willmott, 'When Men Lost Faith in Reason: Reflections on War and Society in the Twentieth Century'


H. P. Willmott. When Men Lost Faith in Reason: Reflections on War and Society in the Twentieth Century. Westport and London: Praeger, 2002. x + 288 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-97665-1.

Reviewed by Andrej Gaspari (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (December, 2003)

Reflections from Outside the Box

Reflections from Outside the Box

Author: 
Richard Sobel, Erik Shiraev, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ralph B. Levering

Levering on Sobel and Shiraev, 'International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis'


Richard Sobel, Erik Shiraev, eds. International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2003. xvi + 348 pp. $92.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0479-8.

Reviewed by Ralph B. Levering (Department of History, Davidson College)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Public Opinion and Foreign Policy during the Bosnian Crisis: A Comparative Perspective

Author: 
William E. Odom
Reviewer: 
T. C. Wales

Wales on Odom, 'Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America'


William E. Odom. Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. xli + 229 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-09976-8.

Reviewed by T. C. Wales (Department of History, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Marching Orders: General William Odom Takes On the U.S. Intelligence Community

Author: 
Fredrik Logevall
Reviewer: 
Brian Clancy

Clancy on Logevall, 'The Origins of the Vietnam War'


Fredrik Logevall. The Origins of the Vietnam War. Harlow: Longman, 2001. vi + 156 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-31918-9.

Reviewed by Brian Clancy (Department of History, University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2003)

Moths to a Flame

Moths to a Flame

Author: 
David McKnight
Reviewer: 
Frederick Wettering

Wettering on McKnight, 'Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War: The Conspiratorial Heritage'


David McKnight. Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War: The Conspiratorial Heritage. London: Frank Cass, 2002. xiv + 226 pp. $57.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7146-5163-7.

Reviewed by Frederick Wettering (Social Sciences Department, Lake-Sumter Community College)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2003)

Communist Parties and Soviet Espionage

Author: 
M. R. D. Foot
Reviewer: 
David Alvarez

Alvarez on Foot, 'Secret Lives: Lifting the Lid on Worlds of Secret Intelligence'


M. R. D. Foot. Secret Lives: Lifting the Lid on Worlds of Secret Intelligence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xvii + 302 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-860637-6.

Reviewed by David Alvarez (Department of Politics, Saint Mary's College of California)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2003)

Life in the Secret World

Life in the Secret World

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lise M. Howard

Howard on Makdisi and Prashad, 'Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World'


Karim Makdisi, Vijay Prashad, eds. Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 552 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28694-8; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28693-1.

Reviewed by Lise M. Howard (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

The Past and Future of UN Action: The Arab World

Author: 
Lawrence Wright
Reviewer: 
Justin Conrad

Conrad on Wright, 'The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State'


Lawrence Wright. The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State. New York: Knopf, 2016. 384 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-35205-5.

Reviewed by Justin Conrad (UNC Charlotte)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Robert J. Lieber
Reviewer: 
Kyle Haynes

Haynes on Lieber, 'Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order'


Robert J. Lieber. Retreat and its Consequences: American Foreign Policy and the Problem of World Order. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 152 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50671-4.

Reviewed by Kyle Haynes (Purdue University)
Published on H-Diplo (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Paul Rubinson
Reviewer: 
John Krige

Krige on Rubinson, 'Redefining Science: Scientists, the National Security State, and Nuclear Weapons in Cold War America'


Paul Rubinson. Redefining Science: Scientists, the National Security State, and Nuclear Weapons in Cold War America. Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017. 324 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-244-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-243-0.