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  • Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of Conflictby Robert I. Rotberg

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    "An exciting and wide-ranging exploration of the myths and narratives that lie behind the unresolved Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.... Anyone dedicated to the fullest possible understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will want to read this volume cover to cover." -- ... more...

  • When States Failby Robert I. Rotberg

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 41.95

    Since 1990, more than 10 million people have been killed in the civil wars of failed states, and hundreds of millions more have been deprived of fundamental rights. The threat of terrorism has only heightened the problem posed by failed states. When States Fail is the first book to examine how and why states decay and what, if anything, can be done... more...

  • Patterns of Social Capitalby Robert I. Rotberg

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    Examines voluntary associations, comparatively and cross-culturally, as indicators of citizen readiness for civic engagement. more...

  • The Founderby Robert I. Rotberg

    Oxford University Press, USA 1988; US$ 14.99

    A tall, robust-looking, imposing figure, Cecil John Rhodes was a man of many contradictions. Rhodes, the dreamy idealist, called his copy of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius his "most precious possession," while Rhodes, the ruthless businessman, firmly believed in the adage, "every man has his price." He supported invidious racial... more...

  • Transformative Political Leadershipby Robert I. Rotberg

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 31.00

    Accomplished political leaders have a clear strategy for turning political visions into reality. Through well-honed analytical, political, and emotional intelligence, leaders chart paths to promising futures that include economic growth, material prosperity, and human well-being. Alas, such leaders are rare in the developing world, where often institutions... more...

  • Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africaby Robert I. Rotberg

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and World Peace Foundation publication With so much attention paid to America's war on terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, the world has all but forgotten the spread of terrorism in other regions. From South Asia to South America, terrorist groups are on the rise. One of the most dangerous regions is the greater Horn of... more...

  • Corruption, Global Security, and World Orderby Robert I. Rotberg

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Never before have world order and global security been threatened by so many destabilizing factorsfrom the collapse of macroeconomic stability to nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and tyranny. Corruption, Global Security, and World Order reveals corruption to be at the very center of these threats and proposes remedies such as positive leadership,... more...

  • Building a New Afghanistanby Robert I. Rotberg

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 20.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and World Peace Foundation publication In the wake of the Taliban nightmare, Afghanistan must tackle serious problems before it can emerge as a confident, independent nation. Security in this battered state continues to deteriorate; suicide bombings, convoy ambushes, and insurgent attacks are all too common. Effective... more...

  • Mass Atrocity Crimesby Robert I. Rotberg

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 28.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and World Peace Foundation publication What can be done to combat genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other crimes against humanity? Why aren't current measures more effective? Is there hope for the future? These and other pressing questions surrounding human security are addressed head-on in this provocative and all-too-timely... more...

  • Worst of the Worstby Robert I. Rotberg

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 26.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and World Peace Foundation publication Repressive regimes tyrannize their own citizens and threaten global stability and order. These repositories of evil systematically oppress their own people, deny human rights and civil liberties, severely truncate political freedom, and prevent meaningful individual economic opportunity.... more...