J. Paul Pope reviews David Priess's The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from LBJ to Obama.
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A review of Mark Bradley's The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Melvin Small reviews Michael S. Neiberg's account of how Americans reacted to World War I, and the impacts of that "largely forgotten" war in the shaping of modern America in The Path to War: How the First World War Changed America
Charlie Dunlap reviews Rosa Brooks' How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon and says that it's the perfect book on American military culture and civil-military relations to read on that long plane ride.
A review of Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict and Human Rights, edited by Jens David Ohlin (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
A review of William C. Banks and Stephen Dycus' Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military (Harvard, 2016).
A review of Charles Lister's The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency (Oxford, 2015).
Daniel Philpott reviews Elizabeth Shakman Hurd's Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion (Princeton, 2015) and Saba Mahmood's Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report (Princeton, 2016).
Kenneth Anderson reviews Mary Thompson-Jones' To the Secretary: Leaked Embassy Cables and America's Foreign Policy Disconnect.