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Jessica T. Mathews

Jessica T. Mathews served in the State Department and on the National Security Council staff and as President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. (November 2020)

Illustration by Molly Crabapple

The New Nuclear Threat

A second nuclear arms race has begun—one that could be more dangerous than the first.

The Age of Hiroshima

edited by Michael D. Gordin and G. John Ikenberry

The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

by Fred Kaplan

The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump

by William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina

The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States: A Speculative Novel

by Jeffrey Lewis

August 20, 2020 issue

Afghan National Army soldiers on patrol with US Marines in Narang village, Kunar province, Afghanistan, 2005; photograph by Stephen Dupont from his book Generation AK: The Afghanistan Wars 1993–2012, to be published this month by Steidl

What Foreign Policy for the US?

Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World

by Ian Bremmer

The Right Way to Lose a War: America in an Age of Unwinnable Conflicts

by Dominic Tierney

Is the American Century Over?

by Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy

by Barry R. Posen

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

by Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action With Annexes I–V

an agreement signed by China, France, Russia, Germany, the UK, the US, the European Union, and Iran, July 14, 2015

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September 24, 2015 issue

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