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Tony Saich

The Chinese Communist Party is profoundly influential both inside and outside China's borders. But few know of its early history, and until recently, the most prominent narrative of its origins came from the Party itself. But the recent release of two collections of documents reveals a more nuanced story than the official narrative.

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Joseph S. Nye

An analytical toolkit from one of the world's leading scholars of international relations on how the American public can effectively assess the morality of presidential foreign policy decisions - past, present, and future.

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Wendy Sherman

Not for the Faint of Heart takes us inside the world of international diplomacy, through the lens of one of our most effective negotiators. Ambassador Wendy Sherman shows why good work in her field is so hard to do, and how we can learn to apply core skills of diplomacy to the challenges in our own lives.

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