In addition to periodicals and papers, texts being considered for the two-semester course include:

  • The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce;
  • The Anarchical Society:  A Study of Order in World Politics by Hedley Bull; 
  • World Order by Henry Kissinger; 
  • The Fate of the West:  The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea by Bill Emmott; 
  • Liberal Internationalism:  Theory, History, Practice by Beate Jahn; 
  • On Tyranny:  Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder; 
  • Brookings Big Ideas for America edited by Michael E. O’Hanlon; 
  • A Liberal World Order in Crisis:  Choosing between Imposition and Restraintby Georg Sorensen; 
  • Reordering the World:  Essays on Liberalism and Empire by Duncan Bell; 
  • Liberal Leviathan:  The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order by G. John Ikenberry;
  • Liberal World Orders edited by Tim Dunne and Trine Flockhart; 
  • A World in Disarray by Richard Haass;
  • Act of Creation by Stephen C. Schlesinger; 
  • The Accidental Admiral by James Stavridis.