Books by FPRI Scholars

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 »

The Return of Marco Polo’s World

In the late thirteenth century, Marco Polo began a decades-long trek from Venice to China. The strength of that Silk ... Read more »

American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump

  American foreign policy is in a state of upheaval. The rise of Donald Trump and his “America First” platform ... Read more »