Books by FPRI Scholars

Before the Age of Prejudice: A Muslim Woman’s National Security Work with Three American Presidents

This book offers a fascinating insider’s perspective from one who happens to be a Muslim woman on U.S. foreign policy ... Read more »

President Carter: The White House Years

The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments—drawing on his ... Read more »

Compulsion in Religion: Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Samuel Helfont draws on extensive research with Ba’thist archives to investigate the roots of the religious insurgencies that erupted in ... Read more »

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

The need to understand this global giant has never been more pressing: China is constantly in the news, yet conflicting ... Read more »

Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat’s Chronicle of America’s Long Struggle with Castro’s Cuba

Our Woman in Havana chronicles the past several decades of US-Cuba relations from the bird’s-eye view of State Department veteran and ... Read more »