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    Pathways to Freedom by Isobel Coleman, Terra Lawson-Remer, John Campbell, Grzegorz Ekiert, Joshua Kurlantzick, Shannon K. O'Neil, Carlos Pio, George Soroka, Jan Teorell, and Andrew Wilson

    An authoritative look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help.

  • By All Means Necessary
    By All Means Necessary by Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael A. Levi

    This clear and authoritative new book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy.

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    Irish National Army commander-in-chief Michael Collins was assassinated in an ambush while en route through County Cork.


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