Comment & Opinion - Review Archive

03 July 2020
The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age by Elizabeth Shackelford. New York: Public Affairs 2020. 304 pp., $29 hardcover 9781541724488, $17.99 e-book…
24 June 2020
The Kurds of Northern Syria: Governance, Diversity and Conflicts by Harriet Allsopp and Wladimir Van Wilgenburg. London and New York: I.B. Tauris 2019. 264 pp., £75 hardcover 978-…
01 June 2020
Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism by Wendy Liu. Repeater. 2020. Amongst the turmoil of recent years, there are perhaps two broad overriding…
15 May 2020
Threats and Alliances in the Middle East: Saudi and Syrian Policies in a Turbulent Region by May Darwich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 218 pp, £75 hardcover…
01 May 2020
Avoiding the Terrorist Trap: Why Respect for Human Rights is the Key to Defeating Terrorism by Tom Parker. London and Singapore: World Scientific, 2019. 892 pp., £200 hardcover…
09 April 2020
Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Militant History by Max Abrahms. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018. 285 pp., £35.00 hardcover 978-0-19-881155-8. With the death of…
27 March 2020
The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism 1860-1914 by Donald Sassoon. Allen Lane 2019. 753 pp, £30 hardcover 978-0-241-31516-3, £14.99 paperback 978-0-141-98655-5, £30…
27 January 2020
‘One Planet’ Cities: Sustaining Humanity Within Planetary Limits by David Thorpe. London: Routledge 2019. 308 pp., £120 hardcover 9781138615090, £36.99 paperback 9781138615106…
17 December 2019
Richard McGregor’s Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan and the Fate of US Power in the Pacific Century has, according to the numerous blurbs on the cover and comments on the Amazon,…
10 December 2019
The World’s Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize, by Geir Lundestad. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 229 pp., £18.99 hardcover 9780198841876…