Reviews of Books

Friends & Enemies

Waging Modern War, by retired U.S. Army General Wesley Clark, is a fascinating account of coalition warfare: NATO's 1999 war against Yugoslavi

Preparing for the War After the War on Terrorism

Why Americans should be concerned with the Quadrennial Defense Review

The Bacterium That Changed History

Consider this: 650 years after that tidal wave of mortality that became known in English-speaking countries as "the Black Death," the word "plague" rem

The Hitch with Hitchens

Few figures except the ghost of Joe McCarthy provoke the furies of the feverish Left more than Henry Kissinger, so this book should preserve Hitchens's club membership

Between Heaven and Hell

Hamlet in Purgatory in many respects serves as the culmination of Greenblatt's long-term project as a cultural historian.

Books in Brief

The Broken Hearth: Reversing the Moral Collapse of the American Family, by William J. Bennett ...