E-Books

E-Books

  • kdp library snapshotFPRI periodically publishes E-Books. These are web-based monographs and essay collections that draw on the FPRI research and conference programs.  Please review the current selection by year below.

 

  • To browse and purchase some of our most popular titled for your Kindle Reader, check our E-books on Amazon.com here.

 

  • fpri60In honor of FPRI’s 60th anniversary, each of its research program’s produced an edited volume meant to provide the reader with a taste of the quality analysis we produced on a diverse array of topics over the previous decade. They can be accessed here

Russia’s Nuclear Activity in 2020: A Show of Strength Despite COVID-19

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Federation's powerful nuclear arsenal has stood as a cornerstone of its political and military influence. In 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions, Russia's strategic nuclear forces maintained a...

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Instability and Interrelated Conflict: Evolving Security Dynamics in the Middle East

    The Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Syria/Iraq office convened a two-day virtual dialogue that brought together experts and policymakers from the United States, European Union, and Middle East to discuss developments in the region. A...

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Re-Thinking Assumptions for a 21st Century Middle East

American policy in the Middle East is based on outdated assumptions. It is time for U.S. policymakers to cease their old ways of thinking and take a fresh look at the region to determine how new realities might demand...

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Cooperation, Competition, and Compartmentalization: Russian-Turkish Relations and Their Implications for the West

  Executive Summary The relationship between the Russian Federation and Republic of Turkey is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Eurasia today. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) original adversary and one of its earliest members have...

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Labs over Fabs: How the U.S. Should Invest in the Future of Semiconductors

Executive Summary  The U.S. semiconductor industry faces an existential competitive threat. China’s efforts to catch up and eventually overtake the U.S. in semiconductor technology is not only an economic challenge—it is also a security threat. The Trump administration’s decision...

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The Russian Way of War in Syria: Implications for the West

This report is a part of FPRI’s edited volume Russia’s War in Syria: Assessing Russian Military Capabilities and Lessons Learned. The Russian Federation’s intervention in Syria is a watershed event. However the war there ends, its impact on Russia is...

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The East Mediterranean and Regional Security: A Transatlantic Trialogue

Download The East Mediterranean and Regional Security: A Transatlantic Trialogue here. Preface Turkey has been a military ally of the United States and the European Union for decades, and both Washington and Brussels consider a stable relationship with Ankara...

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Competing Power Schemes over Libya and the Challenge for Europe

This report is part of The Eastern Mediterranean and Regional Security: A Transatlantic Trialogue series. In May 2020, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian coined the word “syrianisation” to describe the growing complexity of the conflict in Libya. He...

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Iraq in Transition: Competing Actors and Complicated Politics

The Republic of Iraq has faced considerable challenges after the American-led invasion in 2003 to oust Saddam Hussein, ranging from insurgency to endemic corruption and poor government services. Baghdad has emerged as the epicenter of a broader geopolitical struggle...

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Continuity and Change in Iraq’s Sunni Politics: Sunni Arab Political Trends, Factions, and Personalities Since 2014

The year 2014 was a horrible one for Iraq. The national election held in April was preceded by two ominous trends: an increasingly strong, armed insurgency from the Sunni Arab population and an increasingly sharp sectarian conflict within the...

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