Books by Walter Russell Mead

Released: Oct. 15, 2007

"A remarkable piece of historical analysis bound to provoke discussion and argument in foreign-policy circles."
A Council on Foreign Relations scholar examines the biggest geopolitical story of modern times: the birth, rise and continuing growth of Anglo-American power. Read full book review >
Released: April 28, 2004

"Part pessimism, part pipe-dream: overall, an interesting exercise in geopolitical description—and prescription."
Yes, Virginia, America does aspire to rule the world. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 8, 2001

"A clear, crisp analysis, refreshingly free of jargon and cant. (8 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
A political scientist (Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition, not reviewed) proposes that four "schools" compete for dominance in American foreign policy. Read full book review >