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Gary J. Bass is the author of Freedom’s Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention and Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals. He is a professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University. A former reporter for The Economist, he often writes for The New York Times and has also written for The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Slate, and other publications. 

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The Blood Telegram

Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for Best Foreign Affairs Book

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Economist, Financial Times, The New Republic, The Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews

This magnificent history provides the first full account of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger’s secret support for Pakistan... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $30.00

A riveting history—the first full account—of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.

Giving an astonishing inside... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $15.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Freedom's Battle
The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

This gripping and important book brings alive over two hundred years of humanitarian interventions. Freedom’s Battle illuminates the passionate debates between conscience and imperialism ignited by the first human rights activists in the 19th century, and shows how a newly emergent free press galvanized British, American, and French citizens to action... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Freedom's Battle
The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

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