Books reviewed in this issue
International Relations theory
Kant and the end of war: a critique of just war theory. By Howard Williams.
Major powers and the quest for status in international politics: global and regional perspectives. Edited by Thomas J. Volgy, Renato Corbetta, Keith A. Grant and Ryan G. Baird.
International organization, law and ethics*
Humanity's law. By Ruti G. Teitel.
Extraterritorial application of human rights treaties: law, principles, and policy. By Marko Milanovic.
Conflict, security and defence*
Barriers to peace in civil war. By David E. Cunningham.
The deaths of others: the fate of civilians in America's wars. By John Tirman.
Governance, civil society and cultural politics
Holy ignorance: when religion and culture part ways. By Olivier Roy.
Orientalists, Islamists and the global public sphere: a genealogy of the modern essentialist image of Islam. By Dietrich Jung.
Political economy, economics and development
Eclipse: living in the shadow of China's economic dominance. By Arvind Subramanian.
The impact of China on global commodity prices: the global reshaping of the resource sector. By Masuma Farooki and Raphael Kaplinsky.
Energy, resources and environment
The crisis in energy policy. By John M. Deutch.
Carbon coalitions: business, climate politics, and the rise of emissions trading. By Jonas Meckling.
Climate change and migration: security and borders in a warming world. By Gregory White.
Health justice: an argument from the capabilities approach. By Sridhar Venkatapuram.
The quest: energy, security, and the remaking of the modern world. By Daniel Yergin.
Energy and security in South Asia: cooperation or conflict? By Charles Ebinger.
Global energy security and American hegemony. By Doug Stokes and Sam Raphael.
To cook a continent: destructive extraction and the climate crisis in Africa. By Nnimmo Bassey.
The Stalin cult: a study in the alchemy of power. By Jan Plamper.
Propaganda state in crisis: Soviet ideology, indoctrination, and terror under Stalin, 1927–1941. By David Brandenberger.
Human rights, perestroika, and the end of the Cold War. By Anatoly Adamishin and Richard Schifter.
The Annual Register: world events 2010. Edited by D. S. Lewis and Wendy Slater.
Living with a reluctant hegemon: explaining European responses to US unilateralism. By Caroline Fehl.
Russia and Eurasia*
Russia's foreign security policy in the 21st century: Putin, Medvedev and beyond. By Marcel de Haas.
Gruzinskaya razvedka: tainaya voina protiv rossiy. By Oleg Glazunov.
Middle East and North Africa
Revolution 2.0: the power of the people is greater than the people in power: a memoir. By Wael Ghonim.
Liberation Square: inside the Egyptian revolution and the rebirth of a nation. By Ashraf Khalil.
Egypt in the era of Hosni Mubarak 1981–2011. By Galal Amin.
In the lion's den: an eyewitness account of Washington's battle with Syria. By Andrew Tabler.
Yemen divided: the story of a failed state in South Arabia. By Noel Brehony.
Yemen on the brink. Edited by Christopher Boucek and Marina Ottaway.
Ethiopia: the last two frontiers. By John Markakis.
A civil society deferred: the tertiary grip of violence in the Sudan. By Abdullahi A. Gallab.
War and conflict in Africa. By Paul D. Williams.
Afghanistan and Pakistan: conflict, extremism, and resistance to modernity. By Riaz Mohammad Khan.
Explaining Pakistan's foreign policy: escaping India. By Aparna Pande.
War against the Taliban: why it all went wrong in Afghanistan. By Sandy Gall.
East Asia and Pacific*
Strong society, smart state: the rise of public opinion in China's Japan policy. By James Reilly.
Who's afraid of China? The challenge of Chinese soft power. By Michael Barr.
Strategic vision: America and the crisis of global power. By Zbigniew Brzezinski.
George F. Kennan: an American life. By John Lewis Gaddis.
The North American idea: a vision of a continental future. By Robert A. Pastor.
Politics and strategy: partisan ambition and American statecraft. By Peter Trubowitz.
Latin America and Caribbean
Cuba since the revolution of 1959: a critical assessment. By Samuel Farber.
Red October: left-indigenous struggles in modern Bolivia. By Jeffery R. Webber.