* Selections new to the fourth edition.
Part I. Visions of War and Peace
Francis Fukuyama, "The End of History?"
John J. Mearsheimer, "Why We Will Soon Miss the Cold War"
Samuel P. Huntington, “The Clash of Civilizations?”
* Fareed Zakaria, “Economics Trumps Politics”
Part II. International Realism: Anarchy and Power
Thucydides, "The Melian Dialogue"
Niccolo Machiavelli, "Doing Evil in Order to Do Good"
Thomas Hobbes, "The State of Nature"
Edward Hallett Carr, "Realism and Idealism"
Kenneth N. Waltz, “The Origins of War in Neorealist Theory”
Robert Gilpin, "Hegemonic War and International Change"
Geoffrey Blainey, "Power, Culprits, and Arms"
Part III. International Liberalism: Institutions and Cooperation
Immanuel Kant, "Perpetual Peace"
Richard Cobden, “Peace Through Arbitration”
Woodrow Wilson, "Community of Power vs. Balance of Power"
Michael W. Doyle, "Liberalism and World Politics"
Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, "Power and Interdependence"
Part IV. Psychology: The Human Mind and International Conflict
Sigmund Freud, "Why War?"
Stanley Milgram, "How Good People Do Bad Things"
Daniel Kahneman and Jonathan Renshon, "Why Hawks Win"
* Robert Jervis, “War and Misperception”
Part V. Culture: Customs, Norms, and Learning
Alexander Wendt, "Anarchy is What States Make of It"
* Richard Ned Lebow, “Spirit, Standing, and Honor”
Margaret Mead, "War is Only an Invention, Not a Biological Necessity"
John Mueller, "The Obsolescence of Major War"
Martha Finnemore, "Constructing Norms of Humanitarian Intervention"
J. Ann Tickner, "Men, Women, and War"
Part VI. Economics: Interests and Interdependence
Niccolo Machiavelli, "Money is Not the Sinews of War..."
Norman Angell, "The Great Illusion"
Geoffrey Blainey, "Paradise is a Bazaar"
V.I. Lenin, "Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism"
Joseph Schumpeter, "Imperialism and Capitalism"
Alan S. Milward, "War as Policy"
Kenneth N. Waltz, "Structural Causes and Economic Effects"
Richard Rosecrance, "Trade and Power"
Part VII. Politics: Ideology and Identity
Ernest Gellner, "Nations and Nationalism"
Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, "Democratization and War"
Chaim Kaufmann, "Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars"
Radha Kumar, "The Troubled History of Partition"
Part VIII. Military Technology, Strategy, and Stability
Robert Jervis, "Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma"
Jack S. Levy, "The Offensive/Defensive Balance of Military Technology"
Charles Fairbanks and Abram Shulsky, "Arms Control: Historical Experience"
Kenneth N. Waltz, "The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: More May Be Better"
Part IX. Revolution, Unconventional Warfare, and Terrorism
Martha Crenshaw, “The Logic of Terrorism”
Mark Juergensmeyer, “Religious Radicalism and Political Violence”
Osama bin Ladin, "Speech to the American People"
Mark Sageman, "Jihadi Networks of Terror"
T. E. Lawrence, “Science of Guerrilla Warfare”
Mao Tse-tung, “On Guerrilla Warfare”
Samuel P. Huntington, “Patterns of Violence in World Politics”
* David Galula, “Insurgency and Counterinsurgency”
* Eliot Cohen, Conrad Crane, Jan Horvath, and John Nagl, “Principles, Imperatives, and Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency”
* Gian P. Gentile, “A Strategy of Tactics: The Folly of Counterinsurgency”
Part X. New Threats and Strategies for Peace
Thomas F. Homer-Dixon, "Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict"
* Indra de Soysa, “Ecoviolence”
G. John Ikenberry and Anne-Marie Slaughter, "A World of Liberty Under Law"
Richard K. Betts and Thomas J. Christensen, "China: Can the Next Superpower Rise Without War?"
Samuel P. Huntington, "Peace Among Civilizations?"