Summer Reads 2019

This July and August we’re revisiting some of the best long reads from the Foreign Affairs archives. Find the complete list of summer reads below. A New Americanism Jill Lepore on the centuries-long struggle to define what it means to be American. When Stalin Faced Hitler Stephen Kotkin on Hitler, Stalin, and how the German-Soviet non-aggression pact fell apart. What Really Happened in Iran Ray Takeyh on the mythology around the U.S. role in Iran’s 1953 coup. The Opening of the North Korean Mind Jieun Baek on how illicit foreign media is undermining North Korean state propaganda. The Longest Wars George Packer on Vietnam, Afghanistan, and how Washington repeats its foreign policy mistakes. How America Lost Faith in Expertise Tom Nichols on the danger of seeing ignorance …