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Vali Nasr

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Vali Nasr is Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and the bestselling author of The Shia Revival and Forces of Fortune. From 2009 to 2011, he served as Senior Advisor to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. A Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributor to Bloomberg View, he lives in Washington, D.C.

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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

Forcefully persuasive, The Dispensable Nation is a game changer for America as it charts a course in the Muslim world, Asia, and beyond. Vali Nasr shows how the Obama administration missed its chance to improve U.S. relations with the Middle East by continuing to pursue its predecessor’s questionable strategies there. Nasr... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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