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Book news

for 'Liberty's Surest Guardian'

May 2, 2012


CNN Opinion section article about "Obama's strategic retreat in Afghanistan"


April 9, 2012


Jeremi Suri rated in the 300 Top Professors by Princeton Review and ratemyprofessors.com



March 21, 2012


Jeremi Suri featured as a "UT Game Changer," video by the University of Texas-Austin



March 12, 2012


"America's self-defeating cycle in Afghanistan" a special article by Jeremi Suri



March 8, 2012


Suri coments on the current social media activism campaign about Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army.


February 2, 2012


Video of book discussion by Global Brief

December 19, 2011

"After Kim" essay on death of Kim Jong Il on GlobalBrief


FOX News
Austin TX

November 29, 2011

Jeremi Suri, Professor in the History Department at UT, sat down with our own Joe Bickett this morning on Good Day to talk about American involvement in the Middle East, and exactly what the term "nation-building means."

American Involvement In The Middle East: MyFoxAUSTIN.com

November 15, 2011

"Occupy Wall Street's Pivotal Moment" interview on APM's Marketplace


November 15, 2011

Profs. Suri and Stein on "Occupy Wall Street" in Bloomburg.com interview


October 28, 2011

Rethinking the special relationship bteween Europe and the U.S. Jeremi Suri quoted.


October 26, 2011

Is America really an empire? U.S. foreign policy has its flaws, but nation-building is different than imperialism.


October 24, 2011

On C-SPAN Book.tv , Jeremi Suri, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, spoke about his book, Liberty's Surest Guardian.


October 21, 2011

In Libya, U.S. Steers Clear of Nation-Building


October 21, 2011

Gadhafi's Death and Middle East Rebirth


October 14, 2011

New York Times Op-Ed "America the Over Committed" at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/14/opinion/america-the-overcommitted.html?ref=opinion

October 9, 2011

Online Discussion Transcript of Liberty's Surest Guardian with author, Jeremi Suri
Transcript at: http://fdlbooksalon.com/2011/10/09/fdl-book-salon-welcomes-jeremi-suri/

October 7, 2011

The Daily Beast. Our Next Step in the Middle East: The Arab Spring put severe limits on American influence in the Middle East—but Washington still has a unique opportunity to help convert failed states into peaceful nations.

October 4, 2011

WEBCAST of book event at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC. Co-sponsored by the Cold War International History Project.


daily texan

September 28, 2011

Daily Texan, "'Liberty's Surest Guardian' tells of U.S. success, world impact" http://www.dailytexanonline.com/news/2011/09/28/libertys-surest-guardian-tells-us-success-world-impact

MSNBC interview

September 28, 2011

"The Specialist" interview with MSNBC Dylan Ratigan and panel on what the past can teach us about effective expenditures and presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones, nation-building.

September 27, 2011

CNN.com article by Jeremi Suri, "How to Leave a Strong Afghanistan"  http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/27/opinion/suri-afghanistan/index.html

September 26, 2011

Q & A with Jeremi Suri, Author of Liberty's Surest Guardianhttp://www.utexas.edu/opa/blogs/shelflife/2011/09/27/“liberty’s-surest-guardian”-author-draws-new-model-for-nation-building/

University of Texas News Release: "Five Principles Critical to Successful Nation-Building Finds History and Global Affairs Scholar"  http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/09/26/nation-building/

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Press Release: "Creative-Minded Educator Jeremi Suri Serves Up Historical Lessons to New Generation of Nation-Builders"   https://www.utexas.edu/lbj/news/2011/making-history-matter-creative-minded-educator-jeremi-suri-c 

September 22, 2011

Salon.com - "George Washington's eerie foresight: Over the last two centuries, his vision of the nation-state has become the norm. But why?" http://www.salon.com/life/feature/2011/09/22/nation_building_excerpt


September 18, 2011

Jeremi Suri will discuss Arab-Israeli relations and nation-building in the Middle East with former President Jimmy Carter and PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi on NPR's All Things Considered

September 11, 2011

Jeremi Suri in The Boston Globe article "9/11:What Else it Taught Us"

September 9, 2011

Global Brief blog post: "Why 9/11 Doesn't Matter"

August 25, 2011

Article on Libya: "Historians have studied regime transitions in many countries coming out of dictatorship. Each case is unique, but there are some similarities that are worth articulating as Libyans struggle to reform their society..."


September 2011

Simon & Schuster releases Jeremi Suri's new book Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-building from The Founders to Obama

Free Press, September 2011
Hardcover, 368 pages
ISBN-10: 1439119120
ISBN-13: 9781439119129

Also available in E-book

Simon & Schuster book page