A review of Kenneth Watkin's Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict (Oxford University Press, 2016).
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J. Paul Pope reviews David Priess's The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from LBJ to Obama.
A review of Mark Bradley's The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Melvin Small reviews Michael S. Neiberg's account of how Americans reacted to World War I, and the impacts of that "largely forgotten" war in the shaping of modern America in The Path to War: How the First World War Changed America
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