Books by Members


 

 

Madam Secretary 

By Madeleine Albright

 

 

 

 

 



 

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First Line of Defense

By The American Academy of Diplomacy

 

 

 

 



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

By Diego and Nancy Asencio

 

 

 



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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

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

The Politics of Diplomacy

By James A. Baker, III

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Currency Conflict and Trade Policy: A New Strategy for the United States

By C. Fred Bergsten and Joseph E. Gagnon

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The 1903 Skinner Mission to Ethiopia and A Century of American-Ethiopian Relations

By Aurelia E. Brazeal, David H. Shinn, Robert P. Skinner

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War: Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

By Reuben E. Brigety II

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Ambassador’s Apprentice: A Foreign Service Memoir

By Everett Ellis Briggs

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Honor to State: Reflections of a Reagan-Bush Era Ambassador 

By Everett Ellis Briggs

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal 

By William J. Burns

 

 

 



 

 

 

Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon

By Ash Carter

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Hard Choices

By Hillary Rodham Clinton

 

 

 

 

 



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Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent 

By Herman J. Cohen

 

 

 



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

By Herman J. Cohen

 

 



 

 

US Policy Toward Africa: Eight Decades of Realpolitik

By Herman J. Cohen

 

 

 

 



 

International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflict: The Chang

 

 

 

 

International Negotiation and Mediation in Violent Conflicts: The Changing Context of Peacemaking

By Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall

 



 

 

 

 

 

Diplomacy and the Future of the World Order

Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall, Editors

 

 



 

Wandering the World: Personal Recollections of a Life in Diplomacy

By Walter L. Cutler

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The Rules of the Global Game: A New Look at U.S. International Economic Policymaking

By Kenneth W. Dam

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The Bear and the Porcupine: The U.S. and Mexico

By Jeffrey Davidow

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Danger Zones: A Diplomat’s Fight for America’s Interests

By John Gunther Dean

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Danger and Opportunity: An American Ambassador’s Journey Through the Middle East

By Edward P. Djerejian

 

 

 

 



 

 

Foreign Service: Five Decades on The Frontlines of American Diplomacy

By James Dobbins

 

 

 



 

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President Carter: The White House Years

By Stuart E. Eizenstat

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Diversifying Diplomacy: My Journey from Roxbury to Dakar

By Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas and Jim Robison

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

America’s Misadventures in the Middle East

By Chas W. Freeman Jr. 

 

 

 



 

Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in  the Post-Cold War World: Gates, Robert M.: 9781524731885: Amazon.com: Books

 

 

 

Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World

By Robert M. Gates

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

By Robert M. Gates

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

In the Photo’s Lower Right Corner: A Conversation with Ambassador Harry Geisel 

By Harold W. Geisel

 

 

 



 

Negotiating the New START Treaty: Gottemoeller, Rose: 9781621966999:  Amazon.com: Books

 

 

 

Negotiating the New START Treaty

By Rose Gottemoeller

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

Congress, Presidents, and American Politics: Fifty Years of Writings and Reflections

By Lee H. Hamilton

 

 

 

 

 



 

Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific: Heritage and Contemporary Challenges

Edited By Howard M. Hensel and Amit Gupta

Chapter Six: From the Suez Canal to the Gulf of Aden – Ambassador David H. Shinn

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

By Christopher R. Hill

 

 

 

 



 

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

By Vicki Huddleston

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

High-Value Target: Countering al Qaeda in Yemen

By Edmund J. Hull

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Mission to Algiers: Diplomacy by Engagement

By Cameron R. Hume

 

 

 

 

 



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American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America’s Diplomats

By Dennis Jett

 

 

 

 



 

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Bombs, Bureaucrats, and Billionaires - Kindle  edition by Jett, Dennis C.. Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @  Amazon.com.

 

 

 

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Bombs, Bureaucrats, and Billionaires

By Dennis C. Jett

 

 

 



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

By Dennis Jett

 

 

 

 



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Why Peacekeeping Fails

By Dennis Jett

 

 

 



 

 

 

Every Day Is Extra

By John Kerry

 

 

 

 

 



 

Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East

By Daniel C. Kurtzer and Scott B. Lasensky

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Pathways to Peace: America and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

By Daniel C. Kurtzer

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

By Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, Shibley Telhami, Shibley Z. Telhami

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

The United States and Pakistan, 1947-2000: Disenchanted Allies 

By Dennis Kux

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Yellow Ribbon: The Secret Journal of Bruce Laingen

By L. Bruce Laingen

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Negotiating with Iran: Wrestling the Ghosts of History

By John W. Limbert

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Shiraz in the Age of Hafez: The Glory of a Medieval Persian City

By John W. Limbert

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False Ideologies Led America Astray–And How to Return to Reality

By Jack F. Matlock, Jr. 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Bangladesh and Pakistan: Flirting with Failure in South Asia

By William B. Milam

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics

By Walter Mondale

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Managing Overseas Operations: Kiss Your Latte Goodbye

By Tibor P. Nagy and Gregory Engle

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Three Embassies, Four Wars: A Personal Memoir

By Ronald E. Neumann

 

 

 

 



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The Other War: Winning and Losing in Afghanistan

By Ronald E. Neumann

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History 

By Joseph S. Nye, Jr. and David A. Welch

 

 

 

 

 



 

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

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Ambassador: Warrior for Peace

By Edward J. Perkins

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The Eagle and the Trident: U.S.―Ukraine Relations in Turbulent Times

By Steven Pifer

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

China Boys: How U.S. Relations with the PRC Began and Grew. a Personal Memoir

By Nicholas Platt

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

My American Journey

By Colin Powell

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

By Condoleezza Rice

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For

By Susan Rice

 

 

 

 

 



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Improving Decisionmaking in a Turbulent World

By Charles P. Ries

 

 

 



 

 

 

Dealings: A Political and Financial Life 

By Felix Rohatyn

 

 

 

 

 



 

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Doomed to Succeed

By Dennis Ross

New York Times Review

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace

By Dennis Ross

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Front Line Public Diplomacy: How US Embassies Communicate with Foreign Publics

By William A. Rugh

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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

Edited by Sten Rynning

Chapter One by Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann

 

 

 

 



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India at the Global High Table: The Quest for Regional Primacy and Strategic Autonomy

By Teresita and Howard Schaffer

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States: Riding the Roller Coaster

By Teresita and Howard Schaffer

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

A World Transformed

By Brent Scowcroft and George H.W. Bush

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence

By Wendy R. Sherman

 

 

 

 



 

 

Hizmet in Africa: The Activities and Significance of the Gülen Movement

By David H. Shinn

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

China and Africa: A Century of Engagement

By David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenmann

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Turmoil and Triumph: Diplomacy, Power, and the Victory of the American Deal

By George P. Shultz

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

The Leader’s Bookshelf

By James Stavridis and R. Manning Ancell

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy

By Strobe Talbott

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

A Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet

By Arturo Valenzuela and Pamela Constable

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times 

By William J. vanden Heuvel

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

By Robin Wright

 

 

 

 

 



 

To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global  Commonwealth - Kindle edition by Zelikow, Philip D. . Politics & Social  Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

 

To Build a Better World: Choices to End the Cold War and Create a Global Commonwealth

By Philip Zelikow and Condoleezza Rice

 

 

 

 

 



 

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The Road Less Traveled: The Secret Battle to End the Great War, 1916-1917

By Philip Zelikow

 

 

 

 

 



 

America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy -  Kindle edition by Zoellick, Robert B.. Politics & Social Sciences Kindle  eBooks @ Amazon.com.

 

 

 

America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

By Robert B. Zoellick