A new issue of The Washington Diplomat is out. Max Abrahms (Johns Hopkins): The Credibility Paradox: Violence as a Double-Edged Sword in International Politics. From Human Rights and Human Welfare, a roundtable on the International Criminal Court, peace, and justice; Carlos Figueroa reviews State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of George W. Bush by Andrew Kolin; a review essay on international organization and poverty alleviation; and Matthew S. Weinert reviews Political Evil in a Global Age: Hannah Arendt and International Theory by Patrick Hayden. From The National Interest, Amitai Etzioni on the myth of multipolarity. From The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, an interview with Michele Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. More and more and more and more and more on The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan. The Korean peninsula: Immanuel Wallerstein on the future of a geopolitical nexus. Leon Hadar reviews We Are Not All Westerners Now No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn by Charles A. Kupchan. Michael Barker interviews Kees Van Der Pijl on foundations of social change. Why are a few rocks in the middle of the ocean so important?

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