Books by FPRI Scholars

Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces

Mark Moyar

Purchase this book here.  Oppose Any Foe is the epic story of America’s most elite warriors: the Special Operations Forces. Born as small appendages to the conventional armies of ...

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Vanguard of the Imam: Religion, Politics, and Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Afshon Ostovar

Click here to purchase this book. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are one of the most important forces in the Middle East today. As the appointed defender of Iran’s revolution, the ...

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The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force

Eliot A. Cohen

Purchase The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force “Speak softly and carry a big stick” Theodore Roosevelt famously said in 1901, when the ...

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Maps of War: Mapping conflict through the centuries

Jeremy Black

Purchase Maps of War: Mapping conflict through the centuries There is little documented mapping of conflict prior to the Renaissance period, but, from the 17th century onward, military commanders and ...

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War in Europe: 1450 to the Present

Jeremy Black

Purchase War in Europe: 1450 to the Present War in Europe is an overview of war and military development in Europe since 1450, bringing together the work of a renowned ...

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