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US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State Current

Dr. Geoffrey Gresh & Dr. Tugrul Keskin | This book examines the emergence and development of U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East from the early 1900s to the present. With contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars, it takes a fresh, interdisciplinary, and insightful look into the many antecedents that led to current U.S. foreign policy.

Architects of Occupation: American Experts and Planning for Postwar Japan Current

In Architects of Occupation, Dayna L. Barnes exposes the wartime origins of occupation policy and broader plans for postwar Japan. She considers the role of presidents, bureaucrats, think tanks, the media, and Congress in policymaking. Members of these elite groups came together in an informal policy network that shaped planning.

Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors, and Sectors Current

In a truly contemporary analysis of Moscow′s relations with its neighbors and other strategic international actors, Nikolas K. Gvosdev and Christopher Marsh use a comprehensive vectors approach, dividing the world into eight geographic zones.

The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence (Central Asian Studies) Current

Dr. Erica Marat | This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central Asian states. It examines their hidden story, the different stages of their development from the early twentieth century until the present, and the influence they had on the state and society.