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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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    Book Review: Breaking the WTO: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project by Kristen Hopewell

Book Review: Breaking the WTO: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project by Kristen Hopewell

In Breaking the WTO: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project, Kristen Hopewell argues that the active pursuit of […]

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    Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Why do Mexicans migrate to the US? In On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration, Filiz Garip seeks […]

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    Book Review: Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein by John Nixon

Book Review: Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein by John Nixon

In Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein, John Nixon tells the fascinating story of Saddam Hussein’s capture […]

Book Review: Theory of the Border by Thomas Nail

In Theory of the Border, Thomas Nail looks at the constitutive role played by different types of border regimes – […]

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    Book Review: Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action and the Origins of the Second Indochina War by William J. Rust

Book Review: Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action and the Origins of the Second Indochina War by William J. Rust

In Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action and the Origins of the Second Indochina War, William J. Rust focuses […]

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    Book Review: The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change by Hazem Kandil

Book Review: The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change by Hazem Kandil

In The Power Triangle: Military, Security and Politics in Regime Change, Hazem Kandil utilises Egypt, Turkey and Iran as […]

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    Book Review: Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance by Ian G. R. Shaw

Book Review: Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance by Ian G. R. Shaw

In Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance, Ian G. R. Shaw examines the history and development of US […]

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    Book Review: The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East by Christopher Phillips

Book Review: The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East by Christopher Phillips

In The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East, Christopher Phillips looks at the Syrian conflict […]

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    Book Review: Radicalized: New Jihadists and the Threat to the West by Peter R. Neumann

Book Review: Radicalized: New Jihadists and the Threat to the West by Peter R. Neumann

In Radicalized: New Jihadists and the Threat to the West, Peter R. Neumann explores the phenomenon of the ‘new jihadists’ […]

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    Book Review: Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present by June Treufel Dreyer

Book Review: Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present by June Treufel Dreyer

In Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present, June Treufel Dreyer reflects on […]

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