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    Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

In Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe, Dimitar Bechev offers a nuanced and cool-headed account that challenges dominant narratives […]

Book Review: Uranium by Anthony Burke

In Uranium, Anthony Burke offers a short, digestible survey of the global nuclear landscape that positions uranium as an […]

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    Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

In Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China, Julian Gewirtz documents the interactions between […]

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    Book Review: The Balkans in the Cold War edited by Svetozar Rajak, Konstantina E. Botsiou, Eirini Karamouzi and Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

Book Review: The Balkans in the Cold War edited by Svetozar Rajak, Konstantina E. Botsiou, Eirini Karamouzi and Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

In The Balkans in the Cold War, editors Svetozar Rajak, Konstantina E. Botsiou, Eirini Karamouzi and Evanthis Hatzivassiliou bring together contributors […]

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    Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Ed Jones explores two books from Bill Kissane and David Armitage that reflect on the history of civil war, […]

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    Book Review: International Organizations and Military Affairs by Hylke Dijkstra

Book Review: International Organizations and Military Affairs by Hylke Dijkstra

In International Organizations and Military Affairs, Hylke Dijkstra captures the breadth and depth of the interconnections between member states […]

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    Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

In Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know, Timothy J. Colton offers a concise yet comprehensive introduction to Russia’s current […]

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    Book Review: Rethinking the New World Order by Georg Sørensen

Book Review: Rethinking the New World Order by Georg Sørensen

In Rethinking the New World Order, Georg Sørensen explores timely questions regarding the nature of the ‘old’ and ‘new’ world […]

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    Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

In The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide, Geneive Abdo argues that growing tensions […]

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    Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

In Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad, Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and […]

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    Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

In Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90, editors Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann offer a […]

Book Review: Charlemagne by Johannes Fried

In Charlemagne, Johannes Fried offers a new account of the life of the Frankish king and emperor, one of the […]

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    Book Review: Why the UK Voted for Brexit: David Cameron’s Great Miscalculation by Andrew Glencross

Book Review: Why the UK Voted for Brexit: David Cameron’s Great Miscalculation by Andrew Glencross

In Why the UK Voted for Brexit: David Cameron’s Great Miscalculation, Andrew Glencross offers an analysis of ‘Brexit’: the […]

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    Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

In The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy, Brian Klaas provides a frontline […]

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    Book Review: Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia by Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw

Book Review: Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia by Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw

In Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia, Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw look at the under-explored […]

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