Kristina Spohr’s new book Post Wall, Post Square offers a vivid account of the decision-making that shaped the world order after 1989—and explains why what happened in Beijing mattered just as much as Berlin.
Why was the Brexit campaign so dominated by analogies to WWII, and what did it reveal about how the British imagine their past and future? David Reynolds probes these questions in Island Stories, his new “unconventional history of Britain.”
TAI Executive Editor Damir Marusic recently talked with Dr. Charles Edel, Senior Fellow at the United States Studies Centre in Australia, co-author (with Hal Brands) of The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order, and one of the smartest Asia analysts around. Fresh from a trip to Tokyo, Edel discusses coronavirus, the shifting strategic landscape […]
Executive Editor Damir Marusic sat down with Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle to talk about plausible paths forward for the U.S. economy, the different kinds of inequality, and how elites refusing to budge on various orthodoxies empowered populists on both the right and the left to come to power.
What do a memoir about fatherhood, a dive into the theological roots of liberalism, a reflection on the travails of the EU, and a Baltimore murder mystery all have in common? Each is one of our favorite books of 2019.