Notes from the Edge
William Perry’s new memoir aims to sound the alarm about a rebirth of the nuclear threat. But his book lacks the sensationalism that might have attracted a wider audience.
Dueling memoirs, one by Chris Hill and the other by Emma Sky, illuminate the Iraqi darkness when read together.
Cool Hand Brent
A new biography of Brent Scowcroft captures some of the man the author once worked for, but only some.
A Realist Raised from the Dead
Everywhere, the President’s foreign policy has miscarried. Does The Prince have any advice that might yet rescue the situation, and with it the President’s power?
The Necessary Man
Jordan’s King Abdullah has a vital role to play in the fight against ISIS, but the U.S. first needs to show its resolve.