Jessica T. Mathews was President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1997 until 2015 and is now a Distinguished Fellow there. She has served in the State Department and on the National Security Council staff in the White House. (May 2021)
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
Iran, North Korea, and the US
Rhetorical bluster and military gestures only undermine US credibility.
Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy
by Trita Parsi
North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Entering the New Era of Deterrence
edited by Sung Chull Kim and Michael D. Cohen
August 17, 2017 issue
Can China Replace the West?
Gideon Rachman’s ‘Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline from Obama to Trump and Beyond’
Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline from Obama to Trump and Beyond
by Gideon Rachman
May 11, 2017 issue
Trump & the World
The essence of his foreign policy has been remarkably consistent for decades
The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies
by Michael T. Flynn and Michael Ledeen
The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force
by Eliot A. Cohen
A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order
by Richard Haass
February 9, 2017 issue
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
September 24, 2015 issue