For twenty years, American policymakers and foreign-policy analysts have been concerned with how to maintain peace and enhance stability in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. The objectives of U.S.
The debate about political
Avi Shlaim, author of the masterly Collusion Across the Jordan (1988), has written a short history of Western interven
This book is predicated on the belief that a thriving civil society is a necessary but not sufficient requirement for the emergence of democracy.
This is an interesting book,
Laurie Brand, a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California, has a talent for approaching her subjects from unique perspectives.