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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Does Democracy Matter?: The United States and Global Democracy Support

Maia Otarashvili, Adrian A. Basora, Agnieszka Marczyk, Richard Kraemer, Sarah Bush, Melinda Haring

Does democracy matter? Is democracy on the defensive globally? If so, what can or should be done to support democracy throughout the world? The present book arose from a ...

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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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Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

David Armitage

Purchase Civil Wars: A History in Ideas A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of organized human aggression from Ancient Rome through the centuries ...

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Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America’s Role in the World

Robert D. Kaplan

Purchase Earning the Rockies An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America’s role in the world—from bestselling author of The Revenge of ...

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