Lord Salisbury: A Model for Aspiring Imperialists
Perhaps Lord Salisbury's most useful and permanent lesson, lies in the particular nature of his patriotism and of his conduct of foreign policy.
City of Bad Omens
As every schoolboy would once have known, traditionally the Chinesehave believed that a dynasty reigns because it has been vouchsafeddivine approval--the Mandate of Heaven.
This volume surrounds Old Nick's brief for obligatory badness with essays by the editor and three scholars, each of whom suggests it is time to rethink Machiavelli's rethinking. While granting Machiavelli's importance, the commentators are uniform
Destroying South Africa's Democracy: USAID, the Ford Foundation and Civil Society
For however delightful and heroic a man Mandela is, and no matter how utterly justified his movement's struggle has been, one should not be blinded to the problems with his party.
Inside the Cave: The Banality of I.R. Studies
In general, the landscape of international relations thinking in the United States is a view of a great American desert with a few refreshing and enlivening oases. Here's how to improve it.
China Studies in McCarthy's Shadow: A Personal Memoir
Great differences among academics and personal antagonisms in their fields of specialization are common in the best of times.