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Robert Kagan
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Robert Kagan is senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a columnist for The Washington Post. He is also the author of The Return of History and the End of Dreams, Dangerous Nation, Of Paradise and Power, and A Twilight Struggle. Kagan served in the U.S. State Department from 1984 to 1988. He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.

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Dangerous Nation
America's Foreign Policy from Its Earliest Days to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century
Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $18.00

Most Americans believe the United States had been an isolationist power until the twentieth century. This is wrong. In a riveting and brilliantly revisionist work of history, Robert Kagan, bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power, shows how Americans have in fact steadily been increasing their global power and influence from... Read more >
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Dangerous Nation

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $13.99

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Of Paradise and Power
America and Europe in the New World Order
Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 174 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 27, 2004
Price: $14.95

From a leading scholar of our country’s foreign policy, the brilliant essay about America and the world that has caused a storm in international circles now expanded into book form.

European leaders, increasingly disturbed by U.S. policy and actions abroad, feel they are headed for what the New York Times (July 21... Read more >

Of Paradise and Power
America and Europe in the New World Order
Written by Robert Kagan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Return of History and the End of Dreams

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $14.00

Hopes for a new peaceful international order after the end of the Cold War have been dashed by sobering realities: Great powers are once again competing for honor and influence. The world remains “unipolar,” but international competition among the United States, Russia, China, Europe, Japan, India, and Iran raise new threats... Read more >
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The Return of History and the End of Dreams

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $9.99

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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.95

Robert Kagan, the New York Times bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power and one of the country’s most influential strategic thinkers, reaffirms the importance of United States’s global leadership in this timely and important book.

Upon its initial publication, The World America Made became one of the most talked about political... Read more >
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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

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