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“In his 99th year, Henry Kissinger . . . continues to contribute to our understanding of the world.”
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“Mishra’s astute and engaging book should . . . be seen as a warning.”
“Though one can ultimately disagree with Simms’ revisionist arguments, he has made an impressive effort to challenge the conventional history of Hitler’s approach to the world and war in th
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“Who should read War on Peace? Anyone concerned with the fate of America and the world.”
“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”
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Every once in awhile a book comes along that challenges deep seated assumptions and beliefs, upends one’s complacency, and plants seeds of discontent in the mind of the reader.
“Peter Eichstaedt’s Consuming the Congo is a comprehensive and thorough exposure of brutality that has not been equaled since the genocide in Rwanda. . . .