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It’s probably fair to say that most practitioners and general readers find little of interest or value in most contemporary academic work in the social sciences, and that most social scientists are either unconcerned by such attitudes or attribute them to the failings of the consumers, not the producers. However, we here at Foreign Affairs—responsible for running a forum for policymakers, scholars, and general readers alike—believe strongly that intellectual rigor, practical relevance, and accessible presentation are not mutually exclusive. We believe, in fact, that when done right, they are actually mutually reinforcing.
In Masters of International Relations, we’ve decided to gather together a few of our most recent articles from some of the leading lights in international relations, showing just how the gap between scholars and policymakers can and should be bridged.
The collection features Francis Fukuyama, John Ikenberry, Joseph Nye, Robert Keohane, and Fareed Zakaria on the future of history, liberalism, and America. Stephen Brooks, John Ikenberry, and William Wohlforth debate Barry Posen on U.S. grand strategy. Kenneth Waltz, Robert Jervis, and Richard Betts all chime in on Iran. Graham Allison discusses nuclear weapons, and Michael Walzer, David Campbell, and Robert Putnam talk humanitarianism and religion. Masters of International Relations also offers an introductory chapter by Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose.
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After the latest round of Middle East peace talks collapsed earlier this year, it was only a matter of time before Israelis and Palestinians came to blows yet again. Our latest eBook, Clueless in Gaza, brings together top-notch experts from all perspectives to tell the full story of the recent fighting, from causes to consequences
Ever since the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, the questions about what would follow Saddam and what role the United States would play in Iraq’s ultimate destiny have been controversial and hotly debated. To help you understand today’s headlines, we’ve pulled together the best of our coverage in a new eBook, Endgame in Iraq.
Twenty-five years after the protests, we are delighted to bring you Tiananmen and After, which includes a trove of secret documents showing why China’s leaders opted for violence at Tiananamen Square along with expert commentary on what happened back in June 1989, what it meant, and how China has—and hasn’t—changed since then.
Crisis in Ukraine sets the intellectual stage for understanding the turmoil in eastern Europe, what is really at stake, and what will come next.
This special collection pulls together a broad range of pieces that illuminate Iran’s turn toward negotiations, the pros and cons of the interim agreement, and the geopolitical and psychological intricacies of the crucial U.S.-Iranian-Israeli triangle.
Foreign Affairs has pulled together ten of our top print pieces and ten Web-only ones in this special collection. It includes everything from diplomacy and national security to economics to science and technology to culture, all done with our signature combination of expertise and accessibility.
Masters of International Relations gathers together a few of the most recent articles in Foreign Affairs from some of the leading lights in international relations, showing just how the gap between scholars and policymakers can and should be bridged.
This volume brings together a broad range of Foreign Affairs content to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Samuel Huntington’s classic article “The Clash of Civilizations?”
Bringing together a broad range of important articles from Foreign Affairs and ForeignAffairs.com, Iran and the Bomb tells the story of the Islamic Republic of Iran's quest for nuclear weapons and the outside world's struggle to respond.
This special eBook collection drawn from the archives of Foreign Affairs traces, in real time, the great intellectual debates that defined the twentieth century—and are molding the twenty-first.
Released to coincide with the 10th anniversary of 9/11, The US vs. al Qaeda offers a history of the War on Terror through three decades of the best Foreign Affairs coverage on the subject.
This collection sets the intellectual stage for understanding the revolutions in the Middle East and includes seminal pieces from Foreign Affairs, ForeignAffairs.com, and CFR.org.
Originally published in Foreign Affairs, the essays in this book assess the geopolitical consequences of China's rise to power, the development and environmental challenges China faces at home, and its relations with major world players.
This collection presents Samuel Huntington's original, seminal essay followed by critical responses published in Foreign Affairs.
Starting September 11, 2001, the United States found itself at war. This collection from Foreign Affairs presents today's most authoritative thinking for understanding the war on terror.
The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union ushered in a new era of international politics. This collection constitutes an essential reading list for anyone interested in contemporary international relations.
Originally published in Foreign Affairs, this collection presents essays on a broad array of topics such as handling rogue states, humanitarian intervention, dealing with the UN, managing relations with China, and more.
This collection presents Samuel Huntington's original, seminal essay followed by critical responses published in Foreign Affairs, including the author’s reply to his critics.