Successfully traces the interaction between domestic and international actors during regime transitions in a wide range of cases from the 1970s to the 2000s. Each chapter provides a font of primary research very rarely found in edited volumes of this sort. In particular, this book offers a unique source of detail on U.S. foreign policy towards a wide range of countries at various points over the last thirty years. Nowhere is so much detail on so many cases available in a single book.(Lucan Way, University of Toronto)
The book is solid in scholarship, methodology, and organization.(Choice)
About the Author
Kathryn Stoner is a senior fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, deputy director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, and faculty director of the Susan Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies at Stanford University. Michael McFaul the Peter and Helen Bing Sr. Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political pcience at Stanford University. Previously he served as senior director for Russia in the National Security Council of President Barack Obama. He was appointed the United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation in January 2012.