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Recent Discussions

Author: 
John Kierulf
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Doyle, II

Doyle, II on Kierulf, 'Disarmament under International Law'


John Kierulf. Disarmament under International Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $32.81 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4823-7.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Doyle, II (Texas State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Re: ISSF Policy Series: The “Global Order” Myth

I enjoyed reading Professor Andrew Bacevich's essay on President Donald Trump and the Global Order. I do question whether Trump is moving to break with past U.S. policy despite his rhetoric. As Bacevich notes, Trump has exhibited little sense of understanding U.S. policy since 1945 or little evidence of a willingness to study it. Trump wants to be the center of attention; witness his performances at several international meetings, sit-downs with world leaders, etc.

ISSF Roundtable 9-21 on Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable, Volume IX, No. 21 (2017)
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H-Diplo/ISSF Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable and Web/Production Editor:  George Fujii

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

Public Statement from the CIA’s Historical Review Panel

From: Robert Jervis <rlj1@columbia.edu>

Public Statement from the CIA’s Historical Review Panel

 

Professor Tami Biddle

Department of National Security and Strategy

US Army War College

 

Professor Frank Costigliola

Department of History

University of Connecticut

 

Professor William Inboden

Department of History

University of Texas at Austin

 

Professor Robert Jervis (Chair)

Department of Political Science

Columbia University

 

ISSF Roundtable 9-20 on Constructing National Security: U.S. Relations with India and China

H-Diplo | ISSF  Roundtable, Volume IX, No. 20 (2017)

issforum.org

H-Diplo/ISSF Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable and Web/Production Editor:  George Fujii

Jarrod Hayes.  Constructing National Security:  U.S. Relations with India and China.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.  ISBN:  9781107040427 (hardback, $113.00).

Author: 
Julian Gewirtz
Reviewer: 
Hiroki Takeuchi

Takeuchi on Gewirtz, 'Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China'


Julian Gewirtz. Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97113-4.

Reviewed by Hiroki Takeuchi (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Reformers and Internationalists Are Likely Partners

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 24 July to 04 August

The H-Diplo publication schdule for the period 24 July to 04 August is as follows:

Week of 24 July:

1. H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable Review of Jarrod Hayes. Constructing National Security: U.S. Relations with India and China. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Introduction by George Lawson, London School of Economics

Reviewed by

David James Gill, University of Nottingham

Seo-Hyun Park, Lafayette College

Ole Waever, University of Copenhagen

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Nate Jones, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan M. DiCicco

DiCicco on Jones, 'Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War'


Nate Jones, ed. Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. New York: New Press, 2016. 320 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62097-261-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan M. DiCicco (Canisius College)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Armand de Mestral, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Yackee

Yackee on de Mestral, 'Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies'


Armand de Mestral, ed. Second Thoughts: Investor-State Arbitration between Developed Democracies. Waterloo, Ontario: CIGI Press, 2017. 552 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-928096-38-2.

Reviewed by Jason Yackee (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Stefan Vander Elst
Reviewer: 
Jay Rubenstein

Rubenstein on Vander Elst, 'The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400'


Stefan Vander Elst. The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4896-8.

Reviewed by Jay Rubenstein (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Published on H-Diplo (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
John Kierulf
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Doyle, II

Doyle, II on Kierulf, 'Disarmament under International Law'


John Kierulf. Disarmament under International Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $32.81 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4823-7.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Doyle, II (Texas State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach