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Book Reviews
William P. Kiehl, Contributing Editor


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New Conflict for a Continent Review by David Beechey

New American Public Opinion on the Iraq War Review by Michael Schneider

New U.S. Government Counterterrorism Review by Michael Cotter

New The War of All the People Review by James L. Abrahamson

Spoken Word Reviews
Francis P. Sempa, Contributing Editor

New The Ultimate Ally Review by Francis P. Sempa

New Stalin's Secret Agents Review by Francis P. Sempa

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Three Gifts from Diplomats Who are Authors
New "Polarized" State by David L. Arnett
New "The Ageless Baba" by Jon P. Dorschner
New "2033" by Robert Earle


Opinions expressed are those of the individual authors, and do not represent the position of American Diplomacy which maintains its founding principles of balance and non-partisanship.

Syria and Our Foreign Policy by Sol Schindler

Not (Y)our Father's Russia by David T. Jones

A Call to Action on Public Diplomacy by Morris E. Jacobs

The Iraqi War: Swimming Against the Tide of Opinion by Samah al-Momen

A Regional Solution to the Syrian Uprising by Varun Vira

How the Egyptian Revolution Emphasized the Sovereignty of the People by Abeer Bassiouny Arafa Ali Radwan

Obama, Netanyahu And the Middle East by James L. Abrahamson

Does History Take Sides? The Problem of Evoking the Past to Justify Policy by Michael W. Santos

The Perils in U. S. Mediation of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: What History Has Taught Us by Yoav J. Tenembaum

Don’t Leave Counter-Terrorism to the Military by Haviland Smith

A Role Reversal from a Military-First Approach by Joseph Lyons

The Lost Libertarian Moment by Howard Cincotta

ADP Board Secretary Williams Retires
WilliamsAt its July 25th meeting the Board of American Diplomacy Publishers accepted the resignation of its secretary, Ed Williams and Board President Amb. Brenda Schoonover presented him with a plaque that recognized his
"...devotion to duty, loyalty and dedication to the furtherance of the journal's scope of work and responsibilities, especially that of American Diplomacy Board Secretary, with extraordinary qualities of drive and efficiency."

Williams has served as secretary for ten years and will remain an active member of the Board. His replacement as secretary is Ambassador (ret.) Gwen C. Clare.

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My Picks: A Top 10 List
By Csaba T. Chikes
A Sampler from our archives

More detail about these recommendations here.

Jimmy Carter and the 1979 Decision to Admit the Shah into the United States By William J. Daugherty (March 16, 2003)

My Dependent Wife
by Lucien Heichler (December 17, 2003)

On Professionalism Among American Ambassadors
By Henry Mattox (2, 1999)

By Bart Moon (October12, 2009)

America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire Reviewed by Gerald J. Loftus (January 15, 2008)

The Futile Search for Root Causes of Terrorism By Michael Radu (August 16, 2002)

Smith-Mundt: Censorship American Style?
By Gregory L. Garland (March 3, 2009)

Remembering Saisith
By William Sommers (September 14, 2009

The Victors and the Vanquished 2003
By Michael Hornblow (January 12, 2004)

A Venture in Scholarship
Editor’s Introduction by Henry Mattox (1999)

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