Recent Discussions

Author: 
Robert G. Kaufman
Reviewer: 
Robert J. Lieber

Lieber on Kaufman, 'Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America'


Robert G. Kaufman. Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 304 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6720-6.

Reviewed by Robert J. Lieber (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 03 to 21 July

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 03 to 21 July is as follows:

Week of 03 July:

1. H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Wilfried Loth, Building Europe: A History of European Unification. Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2015.

Introduction by Charles Maier, Harvard University

Reviewed by:

Michael J. Geary, Maastricht University and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Antonio Varsori, University of Padova

Irwin Wall, University of California, Riverside, and New York University

ISSF Policy Series: Donald Trump: The View from the Asia-Pacific. Loose Nukes and Loose Cannons

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Donald Trump: The View from the Asia-Pacific. Loose Nukes and Loose Cannons
Essay by Priscilla Roberts, City University of Macau

Published on 29 June 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Re: Vang on Kurlantzick, 'A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA'

In the recent review of Joshua Kurlantzick's A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA by Chia Youyee Vang [https://networks.h-net.org/node/28443/reviews/184591/vang-kurlantzick-great-place-have-war-america-laos-and-birth-military], Vang wrote: "Since the infiltration routes that became known as the Ho Chi Minh Trail began on Lao territory above the demilitarized

Tales of the Border: Migration Narratives and Border Studies in the Trump Era (NeMLA 2018)

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Donald Trump's election as President of the United States on an openly anti-immigrant, and indeed anti-Mexican, platform constitutes a challenge for the field of border studies: What is border culture when the leader of the most powerful country in the world insists on closing the border

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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