Books by Members

Foreign Service: Five Decades on The Frontlines of American Diplomacy

By James Dobbins






First Line of Defense

By The American Academy of Diplomacy









Diplomats & Terrorists Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party

By Diego and Nancy Asencio







51mvmgeuk3l-_sl500_sy298_bo1204203200_Our Man is Inside

By Diego Asencio








The Joys anthe-joys-and-perils-of-serving-abroad-diego-and-nancy-asenciod Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S. Foreign Service Family

By Diego and Nancy Asencio







Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent 

By Herman J. Cohen








The Mind of the African Strongman: Conversations with Dictators, Statesmen, and Father Figures

By Herman J. Cohen






american-ambassadors-the-past-present-and-future-of-americas-diplomats-dennis-c-jettAmerican Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America’s Diplomats

By Dennis Jett








Why American Foreign Policy Fails: Unsafe at Home and Despised Abroad

By Dennis Jett








Why Peacekeeping Fails

By Dennis Jett







The Other War: Winning and Losing in Afghanistan

By Ronald E. Neumann







Our Latest Longest War: Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan

Edited by Aaron B. O’ Connell

Chapter One:  Washington Goes to War – Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann






improving-decisionmaking-in-a-turbulent-world-chalres-p-riesImproving Decisionmaking in a Turbulent World

By Charles P. Ries







doomed-to-succeed-by-dennis-rossDoomed to Succeed

By Dennis Ross

New York Times Review








South Asia and the Great Powers: International Relations and Regional Security

Edited by Sten Rynning

Chapter One by Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann





india-at-the-global-high-table-teresita-schaffer-howard-schafferIndia at the Global High Table: The Quest for Regional Primacy and Strategic Autonomy

By Teresita and Howard Schaffer