Books by FPRI Scholars

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

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... Read more »

The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

This Handbook breaks new ground by addressing global security through the lens of religion and examining the role religion plays in both war and peace. In recent years there... Read more »

Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order

Purchase Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order In the late 1970s, the United States often seemed to be a superpower in... Read more »

Misunderstanding Terrorism

Purchase Misunderstanding Terrorism Misunderstanding Terrorism provides a striking reassessment of the scope and nature of the global neo-jihadi threat to the West. The post-9/11 decade experienced the emergence of new... Read more »

The Soul of Armies: Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Military Culture in the US and UK

Purchase The Soul of Armies: Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Military Culture in the US and UK For both the United States and United Kingdom counterinsurgency was a serious component of security... Read more »