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by Diego Masi


Today the USA, China, and Europe divvy the world up and own about one third of it each.

In 30 years, things will change and Europe will decline and be weaker....

The Hunt for Unicorns

Improving Human Rights

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth, filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Emilie Hafner-Burton, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of International Justice and Human Rights at UC San Diego...

The Madman Theory

by Jim Sciutto

From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?Richard Nixon tried it first. Hoping to make communist bloc countries...

China's Trump Card

by Raymond Yeung

Discover the impact of blockchain on the trade relationship between the world's two largest economies 

China's Trump Card: Cryptocurrency and its Game-Changing Role in Sino-US Trade grapples with the fascinating...

Shadow State

by Luke Harding

A thrilling account of how Russia is waging a hidden war against America and the West, using espionage, corruption, fake news, and KGB-style murder

March 2018. Two Russian assassins arrive in a provincial English...

Superpower Showdown

by Bob Davis & Lingling Wei

This is the inside story of the US–China trade war, how relations between these superpowers  unraveled, darkening prospects for global peace and prosperity, as told by two Wall Street Journal reporters, one...

State union 2020

by Pascale Joannin

The Schuman Report 2020 on the State of the Union offers a complete panorama of the European Union.


Pascale Joannin is managing director of the Schuman Fondation.

The Treaty Making Power

by William C. Morey

This article, "The Treaty-Making Power and the Legislative Authority of the States," By William C. Morey, D.C.L., Professor of History and Political Science, University of Rochester was originally published...

The Human Factor

by Archie Brown

In this penetrating analysis of the role of political leadership in the Cold War's ending, Archie Brown shows why the popular view that Western economic and military strength left the Soviet Union with no alternative...

The Return of Great Power Rivalry

by Matthew Kroenig

The United States of America has been the most powerful country in the world for over seventy years, but recently the U.S. National Security Strategy declared that the return of great power competition with...

International Relations in a Relational Universe

by Milja Kurki

It is time for International Relations (IR) to join the relational revolution afoot in the natural and social sciences. To do so, more careful reflection is needed on cosmological assumptions in the sciences...

Imperialism and the Developing World

by Atul Kohli

How did Western imperialism shape the developing world? In Imperialism and the Developing World, Atul Kohli tackles this question by analyzing British and American influence on Asia, Africa, the Middle East,...

Do Morals Matter?

by Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Americans constantly make moral judgments about presidents and foreign policy. Unfortunately, many of these assessments are poorly thought through. A president is either praised for the moral clarity of his...

Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

by Henriette Müller

The EU's pluralistic, nonhierarchical system of multilevel governance lacks clear structures of both government and opposition. According to the EU treaties, the presidency of the European Commission is thus...

The Limits of Human Rights

by Bardo Fassbender & Knut Traisbach

What are the limits of human rights, and what do these limits mean? This volume engages critically and constructively with this question to provide a distinct contribution to the contemporary discussion on human...

Irony and Outrage

by Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

For almost a decade, journalists and pundits have been asking why we don't see successful examples of political satire from conservatives or of opinion talk radio from liberals. This book turns that question...

Federalism: A Very Short Introduction

by Mark J. Rozell & Clyde Wilcox

Early Americans were suspicious of centralized authority and executive power. Casting away the yoke of England and its king, the founding fathers shared in this distrust as they set out to pen the Constitution....

History of the Great War, 1914-1918

by Carlton J. H. Hayes

"Self-interest was the dominant note of the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the Great War. In economics and in politics, among individuals, social classes, and nations, flourished a self-interest...

Islamic Law and International Law

by Emilia Justyna Powell

There are twenty-nine Islamic law states (ILS) in the world today, and their Muslim population is over 900 million. Muslims in these countries--and, to some extent, all Muslims--are ethically, morally, doctrinally,...