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Author: 
George W. Allen
Reviewer: 
Edwin Moise

Moise on Allen, 'None So Blind: A Personal Account of Intelligence Failure in Vietnam'

George W. Allen. None So Blind: A Personal Account of Intelligence Failure in Vietnam. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2001. xiv + 296 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-387-1.

Reviewed by Edwin Moise (Clemson University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

None So Blind

None So Blind

Author: 
Paul Kennedy, William I. Hitchcock, eds.
Reviewer: 
Barry M. Stentiford

Stentiford on Kennedy and Hitchcock, 'From War to Peace: Altered Strategic Landscapes in the Twentieth Century'

Paul Kennedy, William I. Hitchcock, eds. From War to Peace: Altered Strategic Landscapes in the Twentieth Century. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2000. ix + 325 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08010-0.

Reviewed by Barry M. Stentiford (Department of History and Geography, Grambling State University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

New World Disorder

Author: 
Piero Gleijeses
Reviewer: 
Robert Waters

Waters on Gleijeses, 'Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976'

Piero Gleijeses. Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976. Envisioning Cuba Series. Chapel Hill, N.C. and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xix + 552 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2647-8.

Reviewed by Robert Waters (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2002)

Missions Impossible?

Missions Impossible?

Author: 
Melanie C. Greenberg, John H. Barton, Margaret E. McGuinness, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stefan Wolff

Wolff on Greenberg and Barton and McGuinness, 'Words over War: Mediation and Arbitration to Prevent Deadly Conflict'

Melanie C. Greenberg, John H. Barton, Margaret E. McGuinness, eds. Words over War: Mediation and Arbitration to Prevent Deadly Conflict. Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xxxviii + 447 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9893-6; $104.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9892-9.

Author: 
Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jost Dülffer

Dülffer on Friedrich, 'Germany and America: Essays in Honor of Gerald R. Kleinfeld'

Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich, ed. Germany and America: Essays in Honor of Gerald R. Kleinfeld. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2001. xii + 324 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-274-2.

Reviewed by Jost Dülffer (Historisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

A Great Communicator

A Great Communicator

Author: 
John Newsinger
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Colman

Colman on Newsinger, 'British Counterinsurgency: From Palestine to Northern Ireland'

John Newsinger. British Counterinsurgency: From Palestine to Northern Ireland. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. x + 221 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-79385-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Colman (Department of Historical and Critical Studies, University of Central Lancashire, England ) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Shattering Myths about British Counterinsurgency

Author: 
Kenneth J. Conboy, James Morrison
Reviewer: 
Joseph G. Morgan

Morgan on Conboy and Morrison, 'The CIA's Secret War in Tibet'

Kenneth J. Conboy, James Morrison. The CIA's Secret War in Tibet. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. x + 301 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1159-1.

Reviewed by Joseph G. Morgan (Department of History and Political Science, Iona College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
Larry P. Goodson
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Flynn

Flynn on Goodson, 'Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban'

Larry P. Goodson. Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001. vii + 264 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98050-8; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98111-6.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Flynn (Department of History, San Diego State University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
Dean J. Kotlowski, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas W. Maulucci

Maulucci on Kotlowski, 'The European Union: From Jean Monnet to the Euro'

Dean J. Kotlowski, ed. The European Union: From Jean Monnet to the Euro. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000. xi + 231 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1331-9.

Reviewed by Thomas W. Maulucci (Department of History, UMUC Schwäbisch Gmünd) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Author: 
John F. Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Susan Butler

Butler on Sullivan, 'Of Spies and Lies: A CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam'

John F. Sullivan. Of Spies and Lies: A CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002. xii + 248 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1168-3.

Reviewed by Susan Butler (independent scholar) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2002)

Spiraling Downward

Spiraling Downward

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Srinivasan Sitaraman

Sitaraman on Rubin and Stulberg, 'The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries'

Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds. The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-603-5; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-602-8.

Author: 
James Barr
Reviewer: 
John V. Bowlus

Bowlus on Barr, 'Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East'

James Barr. Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East. New Yotk: Basic Books, 2018. vi + 454 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05063-5.

Reviewed by John V. Bowlus (Kadir Has University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Richard S. Grayson
Reviewer: 
Jay Winter

Winter on Grayson, 'Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution'

Richard S. Grayson. Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 484 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02925-5.

Reviewed by Jay Winter (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lawrence S. Kaplan
Reviewer: 
David Walker

Walker on Kaplan, 'Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament'

Lawrence S. Kaplan. Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament. Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 212 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7486-0.

Reviewed by David Walker (Boise State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andreas Wimmer
Reviewer: 
Erin K. Jenne

Jenne on Wimmer, 'Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart'

Andreas Wimmer. Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart. Princeton Studies in Global and Comparative Sociology Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. xxiii + 345 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17738-0.