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Mark Falcoff

Mark Falcoff

Mark Falcoff is resident scholar emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute.

Imperial Bedfellows Gandhi and Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age by Arthur Herman Bantam. 681 pp. $30.00   Arthur Herman is a prolific historian...

Disunion The Last Days of Europe: Epitaph for an Old Continent by Walter Laqueur St. Martin’s. 256 pp. $25.95 It seems like only yesterday—in fact, it was only yesterday—that...

Balancing Act Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War by Robert L. Beisner Oxford. 800 pp. $35.00 In today’s troubled and conflicted Washington, it is not uncommon to...

Red Star Over Hollywood: The Film Colony's Long Romance with the Left by Ronald Radosh and Allis Radosh Encounter. 309 pp. $29.95 Even the most casual observer of...

Roughly two decades have passed since most of Latin America turned away from authoritarian regimes, typically dominated by military institutions, and turned toward electoral democracy...

Alger Hiss’s Looking Glass Wars: The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy by G. Edward White Oxford. 286 pp. $30.00 In 1948, Whittaker Chambers, an erstwhile Communist-party member...

Vixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger by Richard Pipes Yale. 255 pp. $30.00 Readers of COMMENTARY will immediately identify Richard Pipes as the distinguished historian of Russia and a...

The 30th anniversary of the coup d’etat that deposed Chile’s Marxist president Salvador Allende has come and gone, but not without a burst of accusations...

The sudden arrest in April of several score Cuban human-rights activists, dissidents, independent journalists, and librarians, followed rapidly by their sentencing to long terms in...

Feltrinelli by Carlo Feltrinelli translated by Alistair McEwan Harcourt. 344 pp. $30.00 “A story of riches, revolution, and violent death”—so reads the subtitle on the cover of what...

It is a good two decades since the journalist Christopher Hitchens first burst upon the awareness of the American media and intellectual class. Almost from...