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In This Arab Time, by Ajami

In This Arab Time: The Pursuit of Deliverance

by Fouad Ajamivia Hoover Press
Saturday, November 15, 2014

In this collection of bold and wide-ranging essays, Fouad Ajami offers his views on the Middle East, commenting on the state of affairs in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Egypt and more. He brings into focus the current struggles of the region through detailed historical standpoints and a highly personal perspective.

To Make and Keep Peace Among Ourselves and with All Nations

by Angelo M. Codevillavia Hoover Press
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Angelo Codevilla asks, What does it mean for the United States to be at peace? How is it to be won and preserved in our time? Noting that our government’s increasingly unlimited powers flow in part from our statesmen’s inability to stay out of wars or win them and that our statesmen and academics have ceased to think about such thing. the purpose of this book is to rekindle such thoughts.

Teachers versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix Them

by Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. Westvia Brookings Institution Press
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A comprehensive exploration of 21st Century school politics, Teachers versus the Public offers the first comparison of the education policy views of both teachers and the public as a whole, and reveals a deep, broad divide between the opinions held by citizens and those who teach in the public schools.

The Weaver's Lost Art

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Press
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Looking beneath the surface of strategy, policy, and daily operations, the author uses the analogy of weaving to review the United States’ historical responsibility for maintaining international peace and security.

The Struggle for Mastery in the Fertile Crescent

by Fouad Ajamivia Hoover Press
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Fouad Ajami analyzes the struggle for influence along the Fertile Crescent—the stretch of land that runs from Iran’s border with Iraq to the Mediterranean—among three of the regional powers that have stepped into the vacuum left by the West: Iran, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia.

Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt

by Samuel Tadrosvia Hoover Press
Sunday, June 1, 2014

The author offers insights on Egypt’s failed revolution: how it happened and why it did not succeed. Samuel Tadros argues that, as Egypt continues on its destructive downward path, it is important to examine the role that its revolutionaries played in that trajectory.

The Consequences of Syria

by Lee Smithvia Hoover Press
Sunday, June 1, 2014

Lee Smith analyzes the current US administration’s stance on Syria, questioning whether it will build the foundations of a new Middle East or usher in an era of instability that will affect the entire world.

Israel and the Arab Turmoil

by Itamar Rabinovichvia Hoover Press
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Itamar Rabinovich examines how Israel is facing a new and changing regional order in the Middle East, from the ramifications of the Arab Spring to a receding US role and beyond. The author looks specifically at Israel’s evolving relationships with Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, and the Palestinians.

Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

via Hoover Press
Saturday, November 1, 2014

The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to major financial crises. More than five years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but questions still persist about the best ways to avoid and respond to future financial crises.

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness

by Russell Robertsvia Portfolio Hardcover
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Adam Smith may have become the patron saint of capitalism after he penned his most famous work, The Wealth of Nations. But few people know that when it came to the behavior of individuals—the way we perceive ourselves, the way we treat others, and the decisions we make in pursuit of happiness—the Scottish philosopher had just as much to say. He developed his ideas on human nature in an epic, sprawling work titled The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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