Free Beacon Jack Caravelli

Jack Caravelli served in the Central Intelligence Agency, the White House National Security Council Staff from 1996-2000, and then as deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Energy from 2000-2003. He is the author of Beyond Sand & Oil: The Nuclear Middle East and Nuclear Insecurity.

Relationships in The Desert

Review: 'Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the United States since FDR,' by Bruce Riedel

February 11, 2018

Trouble Online

Review: 'The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace' by Alexander Klimburg

December 3, 2017

Striking a Balance in Foreign Policy

Review: Juliana Geran Pilon, 'The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World'

March 5, 2017

Will This Be the Asian Century?

Review: Gideon Rachman, 'Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century'

January 1, 2017
The mansion house at Bletchley Park

Espionage in a Time of Slaughter

Review: Max Hastings, 'The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers and Guerrillas, 1939-1945'

December 11, 2016
Syrian citizens gather at the scene where two blasts exploded in the pro-government neighborhood of Zahraa, in Homs province, Syria in Feb. 2016 / AP

The Middle East’s Good Old Days

Review: Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon, ‘Pragmatic Superpower’

August 28, 2016
Vladimir Putin

The New Russian Empire

Review: Agnia Grigas, ‘Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire’

August 21, 2016
NATO Summit in Warsaw

Alliances Fall Apart

Review: Jakub Grygiel and A. Weiss Mitchell, ‘The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and The Crisis of American Power’

July 24, 2016
Barack Obama, Shinzo Abe

America Needs Nuclear Weapons—and the World Needs Us to Have Them

Review: Brad Roberts, ‘The Case for Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century’

June 26, 2016

The Return of Power Politics

Review: Michael Mandelbaum, 'Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era'

May 22, 2016