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H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable 10-31 on The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable, Volume X, No. 31 (2019)

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Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web/Production Editor: George Fujii 

Stephen M. Walt.  The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy.  New York:  Farrah, Straus and Giroux, 2018.  ISBN:  9780374280031 (hardcover, $28.00).

Published on 15 July 2019

Author: 
Michael R. Fischbach
Reviewer: 
Nadia Alahmed

Alahmed on Fischbach, 'Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color'

Michael R. Fischbach. Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. x + 278 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0738-5.

Reviewed by Nadia Alahmed (Dickinson College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

H-Diplo/ISSF Forum 22 on "Aspects of the Global Nuclear Order in the 1970s"

H-Diplo | ISSF Forum, No. 22 (2019)

Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Forum on David Holloway and Leopoldo Nuti, eds.  “Aspects of the Global Nuclear Order in the 1970s.”  The International History Review 40:5 (October 2018):  963-1221.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2018.1432497.

CfP - NATO: Past and Present

In 2019 NATO marks the seventieth anniversary of its founding. Created as a bulwark against perceived Soviet expansionism, NATO became a fixture of the European security landscape, one that anchored the United States in Europe and formed the institutional framework for political and military cooperation between Washington and its Western European allies. NATO helped to keep Western Europe secure, democratic, and prosperous through the Cold War years. The end of the Cold War presented the Transatlantic alliance with a new set of challenges.

H-Diplo/ISSF Forum 22 on “Aspects of the Global Nuclear Order in the 1970s"

H-Diplo | ISSF Forum, No. 22 (2019)

Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii 

Forum on David Holloway and Leopoldo Nuti, eds.  “Aspects of the Global Nuclear Order in the 1970s.”  The International History Review 40:5 (October 2018):  963-1221.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2018.1432497.

Published on 12 July 2019

H-Diplo Article Review 872- Vogel on Mishima. “Institutional Conversion of Japan’s National Personnel Authority: How Indigenous Forces Have Reshaped a U.S. Occupation-imposed Bureaucratic Institution.”

H-Diplo Article Review No. 872
11 July 2019

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Ko Mishima“Institutional Conversion of Japan’s National Personnel Authority:  How Indigenous Forces Have Reshaped a U.S. Occupation-imposed Bureaucratic Institution.”  Journal of American-East Asian Relations 25:4 (2018):  384-412.  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1163/18765610-02504002.

8th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations -- Posters still accepted

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The 8th Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations symposium will be held this year on July 17 and 18 at the Ronald Reagan Building Amphitheater in Washington, D.C. This biennial, two-day symposium will feature experts addressing Arctic marine operations, ocean and environmental issues, policy, law, and governance.

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Author: 
Michael R. Fischbach
Reviewer: 
Nadia Alahmed

Alahmed on Fischbach, 'Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color'

Michael R. Fischbach. Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. x + 278 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0738-5.

Reviewed by Nadia Alahmed (Dickinson College) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Rebecca Erbelding
Reviewer: 
Laurel Leff

Leff on Erbelding, 'Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe'

Rebecca Erbelding. Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe. New York: Doubleday, 2018. Illustrations. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-54251-7; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-525-43374-3.

Reviewed by Laurel Leff (Northeastern University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Anna Ohanyan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Suvi H. Kansikas

Kansikas on Ohanyan, 'Russia Abroad: Driving Regional Fracture in Post-Communist Eurasia and Beyond'

Anna Ohanyan, ed. Russia Abroad: Driving Regional Fracture in Post-Communist Eurasia and Beyond. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 232 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-620-2; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-619-6.

Reviewed by Suvi H. Kansikas (University of Helsinki) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Bohdan S. Kordan
Reviewer: 
Bohdan Harasymiw

Harasymiw on Kordan, 'Strategic Friends: Canada-Ukraine Relations from Independence to the Euromaidan'

Bohdan S. Kordan. Strategic Friends: Canada-Ukraine Relations from Independence to the Euromaidan. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2018. 160 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5521-1.

Reviewed by Bohdan Harasymiw (University of Calgary) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jonathan A. Grant
Reviewer: 
Jamie Martin

Martin on Grant, 'Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919-1939'

Jonathan A. Grant. Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919-1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. x + 228 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42835-4.

Reviewed by Jamie Martin (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)