Books by Derek Chollet

Released: June 28, 2016

"A cogent, detailed policy review, effectively studded with first-person recollections, that probably won't sway Obama's conservative critics."
A measured insider's account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy, arguing that the very aspects that bring conservative derision represent subtle, long-term strengths. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Reverential but mostly evenhanded assessment of a singular diplomat."
An elucidating collection of writing by and about the late fiery, outspoken, undeniably capable United Nations ambassador and longtime diplomat. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2008

"A careful explication of why things are as they are, with all those old arguments continuing to sizzle and pop—suggestive and highly useful for those seeking to reshape policy in the near term."
A nation becalmed becomes a nation adrift in this provocative study from the Council on Foreign Relations. Read full book review >