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Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 by Yair Hirschfeld

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Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014

Yair Hirschfeld

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The Resistance in South Vietnam following the “Geneva Convention”

Lutz Baehr
Lutz Baehr provides some additional context to the publication of the History of Southern Resistance. more

History of the Southern Resistance or History of the Communist Resistance?

Nu-Anh Tran
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Nu-Anh Tran concludes that achievements and shortcomings the volume provide a window into understanding the possibilities and limitations of historical research in contemporary Vietnam. more

Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến and the Interwar Period

Pierre Asselin
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Pierre Asselin suggests that the volume does shed new light on various important issues, and otherwise validates some of our assumptions about the southern revolution, even as it is marred by some serious shortcomings. more

Some Clarifications on Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến

Nguyen Trong Xuat
Nguyen Trong Xuat (Editorial Board of Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến) responds to some of the issues and questions raised by the reviewers of History of Southern Resistance and provides some additional context to the publication. more

Dau Voi, Duoi Chuot (Head of an Elephant, Tail of a Mouse)

Merle Pribbenow
Merle Pribbenow concludes in his review of Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance) that the collection is a valuable resource for the history of the Vietnam Wars, but one which lacks a true Southern “voice.” more

Introduction to the Commentaries on the History of the Southern Resistance

John Prados
John Prados (National Security Archive) frames the issues and arguments in an introduction to the reviews of History of the Southern Resistance (Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến). more

The Urban Movement and the Planning and Execution of the Tet Offensive

Sophie Quinn-Judge
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Sophie Quinn-Judge argues that the urban political struggle played a major role in the early years of the Vietnam War. more

Caught Between Propaganda and History

Shawn McHale
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Shawn McHale sees this book as a major contribution to understanding the war in South Vietnam, but with significant shortcomings. more

In Search of Arctic Energy

Emily Stromquist and Robert Johnston
After reviewing hydrcarbon markets as well as the challenges to Arctic exploration and product expansion, this report examines the best practices that can be derived from the experiences of other countries such as Russia and Norway. more

The Coming Tunisian Elections: What Will Be the Role of Women?

Lilia Labidi
Since the revolution that led to the end of the Ben Ali regime in January 2011, Tunisian women have obtained political parity and participated, for the first time, in the writing of the country’s new constitution. With just a few weeks remaining until new elections that will determine the country’s political orientation over the next five years, a look at the experiences of women who have been involved in formal politics can help us understand the political culture of a society in the process of a democratic transition. more

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.