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Patrick Glynn

Patrick Glynn

In the Shadow of the Garrison State: America’s Anti-Statism and its Cold War Grand Strategy by Aaron L. Friedberg Princeton. 351 pp. $21.95 By now, most of us...

Acheson: The Secretary of State Who Created the American World by James Chace Simon if Schuster. 512 pp. $30.00 “History will deal severely with the Prime Minister,” Winston...

We might as well be honest at the outset: foreign-policy problems have a kind of intractable and uninteresting quality about them today, sharply contrasting with...

Public & Private Tension Between Opposites: Reflections on the Practice and Theory of Politics. by Paul H. Nitze. Scribner’s. 212 pp. $22.00. Paul Nitze’s latest book, Tension Between Opposites,...

Uncharted Waters Democracy Against Itself: The Future of the Democratic Impulse. by Jean-François Revel. Translated by Roger Kaplan. Free Press. 288 pp. $24.95. By the end of the cold...

The Post-Cold-War Age The Real World Order: Zones of Peace/Zones of Turmoil. by Max Singer and Aaron Wildavsky. Chatham House. 228 pp. $25.00. Three years into the post-cold-war era...

Law and Order Toward Managed Peace: The National Security Interests of the United States, 1759 to the Present. by Eugene V. Rostow. Yale University Press. 401 pp. $35.00. America...

Today a fundamental change is under way in the character of global political life. A new era is in the making. Gone or fading are...

After the Cold War Informing Statecraft: Intelligence for a New Century. by Angelo Codevilla. Free Press. 350 pp. $24.95. Production of grand world views and new foreign-policy schemes has...

Since the dawn of the 20th century, Western societies have recurrently passed through periods when they imagined that the problems of international politics had either...

One important by-product of the passionate antinuclear controversy earlier in this decade has been a wave of new and influential revisionist writing on the role...

Whether to his most passionate traditional supporters or to his bitterest long-time critics, President Reagan’s unreserved embrace of arms control in the final months of...