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The Rise of Illiberal Democracy
The American diplomat Richard Holbrooke pondered a problem on the eve of the September 1996 elections in Bosnia, which were meant to restore civic life to that ravaged country. "Suppose the electionExpand
The Post-American World
"This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else." So begins Fareed Zakaria's important new work on the era we are now entering. Following on the successExpand
The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad
Translated into twenty languages ?The Future of Freedom ?is a modern classic that uses historical analysis to shed light on the present, examining how democracy has changed our politics, economies,Expand
From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America's World Role
What turns rich nations into great powers? How do wealthy countries begin extending their influence abroad? These questions are vital to an understanding of the emergence of a new power - a source ofExpand
Culture Is Destiny: A Conversation with Lee Kuan Yew
" O N E OF T H E ASYMMETRIES ofhistory," wrote Henry Kissinger of Singapore's patriarch Lee Kuan Yew, "is the lack of correspondence between the abilities of some leaders and the power of theirExpand
Realism and Domestic Politics: A Review Essay
Islam, Democracy, and Constitutional Liberalism
It is always the same splendid setting, and the same sad story. A senior U.S. diplomat enters one of the grand presidential palaces in Heliopolis, the neighborhood of Cairo from which President HosniExpand
In Defense of a Liberal Education
The liberal arts are under attack. Degree courses like English and history, once very popular and highly respected, are in steep decline. In the US President Obama recently urged students to keep inExpand
The Post-American World: Release 2.0
The growth of countries such as India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Kenya is generating a new landscape. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, highest-grossing movies and most advancedExpand
A Conversation with Lee Kuan Yew