Let’s not kid ourselves. The armed forces of the United States and China are now very far along in planning and practicing how to go to war with each other. Neither has any idea when or why it might have to engage the other on the battlefield but both agree on the list of contingencies that cou
This is the second of three lectures on the changing international political, economic, and military environment after the Pax Americana. The first considered changes in the pattern of relations between great and middle-ranking powers. The third will address the changes underway in the
Eugene Rogan's The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East; 1914-1920 is a brilliant book that combines the academic rigor one expects from a serious work of history and a fluid writing style that makes it an enjoyable read.
Robert Springborg has been one of the most astute analysts of Egyptian politics since his first book, Family, Power, and Politics in Egypt, was published in 1982. His latest work, Egypt, stands out from the spate of books published after the 2011 uprising.
Continuing the work that they began in their Foxbats over Dimona (2007) on Soviet actions prior to and during the 1967 war, veteran Israeli journalists Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez in this new book provide a fuller account of Soviet involvement in the tense period between the end of t