The Noam Chomsky Reading List
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Chomsky's Recommended US Foreign Policy Books List

The following is a book list on US Foreign Policy made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. See the home page for details.

Book Title Author(s) Total References
Deterring DemocracyChomsky, Noam119
Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel and the PalestiniansChomsky, Noam99
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism (Political Economy of Human Rights, 01) Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward68
Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for PeaceChomsky, Noam68
Culture of TerrorismChomsky, Noam54
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass MediaChomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward50
Hegemony or SurvivalChomsky, Noam47
World Orders, Old and NewChomsky, Noam40
Year 501Chomsky, Noam29
Pirates and EmperorsChomsky, Noam28
At War with Asia: Essays on IndochinaChomsky, Noam26
Cambodia 1975 - 1982Vickery, Michael21
Intervention: How America Became Involved in VietnamKahin, George21
Demonstration Elections: United States Staged Elections in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam and El SalvadorHerman, Edward; Brodhead, Frank20
A Preponderance of Power: National Security, Truman Administration and the Cold WarLeffler, Melvyn P.19
American Power and the New MandarinsChomsky, Noam18
Failed StatesChomsky, Noam16
Western State TerrorismGeorge, Alexander L.; Chomsky, Noam15
Weakness and Deceit: America and El Salvador's Dirty WarBonner, Raymond13
Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counter-Terrorism, 1940-1990McClintock, Michael12
U.S.Policy Toward Economic Nationalism in Latin America, 1917-29Krenn, Michael L.10
The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940Schmitz, David F.10
Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World AffairsChomsky, Noam10
Kennedy's Quest for Victory: American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963Paterson, Thomas G.10
The American Occupation of Japan: The Origins of the Cold War in AsiaSchaller, Michael9
Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from Nixon to ReaganGarthoff, Raymond L.9
Requiem for Revolution: United States and Brazil, 1961-69Leacock, Ruth9
Reflections on the Cuban Missile CrisisGarthoff, Raymond L.9
Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin AmericaLowenthal, Abraham F.8
The Reagan Aministration And NicaraguaPetras, James; Morley, Morris8
Collateral Damage: The New World Order at Home and AbroadPeters, Cynthia8
Last Reflections on a War: Bernard B.Fall's Last Comments on VietnamFall, Bernard B.8
Confronting the Third World: United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1980Kolko, Gabriel7
Condemned to Repetition: United States and NicaraguaPastor, Robert A.7
Inevitable Revolutions: United States in Central AmericaLafeber, Walter7
Anatomy of a War: Vietnam, the United States, and the Modern Historical ExperienceKolko, Gabriel7
War with Iraq: Costs, Consequences, and AlternativesKaysen, Carl7
The Kennedy Tapes. Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile CrisisZelikow, Philip D.; May, Ernest R.7
The containment of Latin AmericaGreen, David7
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, PretoriaGleijeses, Piero7
Subversion as Foreign Policy: Secret Eisenhower and Dulles Debacle in IndonesiaKahin, Audrey; Kahin, George7
Supremacy and Oil: Iraq, Turkey and the Anglo-American World Order, 1918-30Stivers, William6
Reagan Versus the Sandinistas: Undeclared War on NicaraguaWalker, Thomas W.6
American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. DiplomacyBacevich, Andrew J6
In the Name of Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan YearsCarothers, Thomas6
Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine ConflictFinkelstein, Norman G.6
The Marshall Plan: America, Britain and the Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1947-1952 Hogan, Michael J.5
Qaddafi and the United States since 1969Haley, Edward5
Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the FutureNational Intelligence Council5
America's Palestine: Popular and Official Perceptions from Balfour to Israel's StatehoodDavidson, Lawrence5
Dominant Powers and Subordinate States: The United States in Latin America and the Soviet Union in Eastern EuropeTriska, Jan F.5
The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934 Schmidt, Hans5
The United States and the Origins of the Cuban RevolutionBenjamin, Jules R5
Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms TradeTirman, John5
Vietnam: A HistoryKarnow, Stanley5
Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923Gardner, Lloyd C.4
Towards a Society That Serves Its People: The Intellectual Contribution of El Salvador's Murdered JesuitsLacey, Hugh; Hassett, John4
Just the Facts: A Civilian's Guide to U.S. Defense and Security Assistance to Latin America and the CaribbeanOlson, Joy; Isacson, Adam4
Washington's War on NicaraguaSklar, Holly4
9-11Chomsky, Noam4
Surprise, Security, and the American ExperienceGaddis, John Lewis4
American Foreign PolicyKissinger, Henry A.4
Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in GuatemalaSchlesinger, Stephen C.; Kinzer, Stephen4
Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Volume II: Since 1914: Vol 2Paterson, Thomas G.; Merrill, Dennis4
The Politics of War: The World and United States Foreign Policy, 1943-1945Kolko, Gabriel4
Nicaragua: Living in the Shadow of the Eagle Walker, Thomas W.4
John Quincy Adams and American Global EmpireWeeks, William Earl4
Mark Twain's Weapons of Satire: Antiimperialist Writings on the Philippine-American WarTwain, Mark; Zwick, Jim4
Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug ConnectionCockburn, Leslie4
The United States and the Rule of Law in International AffairsMurphy, John F.4
National Security and United States Policy Toward Latin America Schoultz, Lars4
Critical Mission: Essays on Democracy PromotionCarothers, Thomas4
The Origins of the Korean War: Volume II The Roaring of the Cataract 1947-1950Cumings, Bruce4
America in Vietnam: A Documentary HistoryWilliams, William Appleman; Gardner, Lloyd C.; Lafeber, Walter; McCormick, Thomas4
War and State Terrorism: The United States, Japan and the Asia-Pacific in the Long Twentieth CenturySelden, Mark; So, Alvin Y.4
Human Rights and United States Policy Toward Latin AmericaSchoultz, Lars4
Strategies of ContainmentGaddis, John Lewis4
Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil WarWeeks, William Earl3
The American Connection: State Terror and Popular Resistance in El Salvador McClintock, Michael3
The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - a New ApproachBaker, James A.; Hamilton, Lee H.3
A Diplomatic History of the American People Bailey, Thomas A.3
Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952Schonberger, Howard B.3
The Inter-American systemConnell-Smith, Gordon3
Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International TerrorismCooley, John K.3
Uncertain greatness: Henry Kissinger and American foreign policyMorris, Roger3
United States Penetration of BrazilBlack, Jan Knippers3
The War of 1898: United States and Cuba in History and HistoriographyPerez, Louis A.3
The Future of Central America: Policy Choices for the U.S. and MexicoFagen, Richard R.; Pellicer, Olga3
In the Shadows of the Sun: United States Policy and Development Alternatives in the CaribbeanDeere, Carmen Diana3
A Journey Through the Cold War: A Memoir of Containment and CoexistenceGarthoff, Raymond L.3
Brazil and the Quiet Intervention, 1964Parker, Phyllis3
Decade of Transition: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Origins of the American-Israeli AllianceBen-zvi, Abraham3
The United States and Italy, 1940-1950: The Politics and Diplomacy of StabilizationMiller, James Edward3
The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy, from Truman to ReaganSpiegel, Steven L.3
America in VietnamLewy, Guenter3
Imperial State and Revolution: The United States and Cuba, 1952-1986Morley, Morris3
Thank God They're on Our Side: United States and Right-wing Dictatorships, 1921-65Schmitz, David F.3
Manifest Design: American Exceptionalism and EmpireHietala, Thomas R.3
Perilous Power:The Middle East and U.S. Foreign PolicyChomsky, Noam; Achcar, Gilbert3
An American company: The tragedy of United Fruit McCann, Thomas P3
In RetrospectMcNamara, Robert S.3
The Dismantling of the Good Neighbor PolicyWood, Bryce3
America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948Harper, John Lamberton3
The CIA and the Marshall PlanPisani, Sallie3
Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in Lebanon, 1945-1958Gendzier, Irene L3
Shattered Hope: The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States, 1944-1954Gleijeses, Piero3
Dependent Development: The Alliance of Multinational, State, and Local Capital in Brazil Evans, Peter B.3
The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan EraHunter, Jane; Marshall, Jonathan; Scott, Peter Dale2
Eisenhower and Latin AmericaRabe, Stephen G.2
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's WarShadid, Anthony2
Addicted to Oil: America's Relentless Drive for Energy SecurityRutledge, Ian2
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961-1963 Vol. 12American Republics2
Dangerous LiaisonCockburn, Alexander; Cockburn, Leslie2
The essence of security: Reflections in officeMcNamara, Robert S.2
Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabia: A Study of the Dynamics of Foreign Oil Policy, 1933-1950Anderson, Irvine H.2
American Public Opinion and U.S. Foreign PolicyRielly, John E2
The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three ContinentsDinges, John2
American Labor and Postwar Italy, 1943-1953: A Study of Cold War PoliticsFilippelli, Ronald2
A Dangerous PlaceMoynihan, Daniel; Weaver, Suzanne2
My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and Its AftermathHersh, Seymour M.2
Killing HopeBlum, William2
Peering into the abyss of the futureChomsky, Noam2
A History of the Monroe DoctrinePerkins, Dexter2
Search for Security: Saudi Arabian Oil and American Foreign PolicyMiller, Aaron David2
To move a nation: The Politics of Foreign Policy in the Administration of John F. KennedyHilsman, Roger2
Just War Against Terror: Ethics and the Burden of American Power in a Violent WorldElshtain, Jean Bethke2
Unequal Giants: Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Brazil, 1889-1930Smith, Joseph2
The Kennedys and Cuba: The Declassified Documentary HistoryWhite, Mark J.2
Closest of Enemies: Personal and Diplomatic History of the Castro YearsSmith, Wayne S.2
Drugs and Democracy in Latin America: The Impact of U.S. PolicyYoungers, Coletta A.; Rosin, Eileen2
The U.S. Press and Iran: Foreign Policy and the Journalism of DeferenceDorman, William; Farhang, Mansour2
The Rising American EmpireAlstyne, Richard Warner Van2
Our Enemies and Us: America's Rivalries and the Making of Political ScienceOren, Ido2
The control of oilBlair, John Malcolm2
Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the WorldPorter, Bernard2
Making democracy safe for oil: Oilmen and the Islamic EastRand, Christopher T2
Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror Scheuer, Michael2
The Political Economy of American Foreign PolicyElliot, W. Y.2
Banana Diplomacy: The Making of American Policy in Nicaragua, 1981-1987Gutman, Roy2
Oil, War and American Security: The Search for a National Policy on Foreign Oil, 1941-47Stoff, Michael B.2
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold WarSimpson, Christopher2
The Battle for Guatemala: Rebels, Death Squads and U.S.PowerJonas, Susanne2
Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War, 1989-2001Morley, Morris; McGillion, Chris2
America's Confrontation with Revolutionary Change in the Middle East, 1948-83Stivers, William2
Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903Miller, Stuart Creighton2
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American EmpireJohnson, Chalmers1
Trouble in Our BackyardDiskin, Martin; Schoultz, Lars1
Rule of Power or Rule of Law?: An Assessment of US Policy and Actions Regarding Security-related TreatiesDeller, Nicole1
Colombia's Killer Networks: The Military-Paramilitary Partnership and the U.S Human Rights Watch1
Unmanifest destiny: American foreign policy - from the Monroe doctrine to El SalvadorAllman, T. D.1
Iraq and the Second Gulf War: State Building and Regime SecurityMohamedou, Mohammad-Mahmoud1
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa, 1959-1976Gleijeses, Piero1
Imperial Brain Trust: The Council on Foreign Relations and United States Foreign PolicyShoup, Laurence H.; Minter, William1
Imperious EconomyCalleo, David1
Grave New WorldLedeen, Michael A.1
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the RepublicJohnson, Chalmers1
The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World OrderAchcar, Gilbert1
Not Condemned to Repetition: The United States and NicaraguaPastor, Robert A.1
The atomic bomb suppressed: American censorship in Japan 1945-1949Braw, Monica1
Western interests in the Pacific RealmAdam, Thomas R1
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific WarDower, John W.1
The Origins of the Korean War: Liberation and the Emergence of Separate Regimes, 1945-1947 v. 1Cumings, Bruce1
Ideals and Self-interest in America's Foreign Relations: Great Transformation of the Twentieth CenturyOsgood, Robert Endicott1
American Counterinsurgency Doctrine and El SalvadorSchwarz, Benjamin C.1
Political Policing: The United States and Latin AmericaHuggins, Martha K.1
The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against CastroHinckle, Warren; Turner, William W.1
Guatemala (Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952-1954)1
Reckless Gamble: The Sabotage of the United Nations in the Cuban Conflict and the Missile Crisis of 1962Ganser, Daniele1
America's Other War: Terrorizing ColombiaStokes, Doug1
Military Aid and Counterrevolution in the Third WorldWolpin, Miles D1
Politics of Escalation in VietnamFranz, Schurmann; Zelnik, Reginald; Scott, Peter Dale1
Killing Peace: Colombia's Conflict and the Failure of U.S. InterventionLeech, Garry M.1
How America Gets Away with Murder: Illegal Wars, Collateral Damage and Crimes Against HumanityMandel, Michael1
Military sales : the United States continuing munition supply relationship with Guatemala1
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958-1960: Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian PeninsulaAmerican Republics1
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and PowerYergin, Daniel1
The Reagan administration's record on human rights in 1986Lawyers Committee for Human Rights1
NATO's Secret Armies: Operation GLADIO and Terrorism in Western EuropeDaniele, Ganser1
Cold Warriors & Coups d'Etat: Brazilian-American Relations, 1945-1964Weis, Michael1
Conspiracy for empire: Big business, corruption, and the politics of imperialism in America, 1876-1907Francisco, Luzviminda Bartolome1
Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on TerrorClarke, Richard1
Sad and Luminous Days: Cuba's Struggle with the Superpowers After the Missile CrisisBrenner, Philip; Blight, James G.1
Packaging the Contras a Case of CIA DisinformationChamorro, Edgar1
The Path to Vietnam: Origins of the American Commitment to Southeast AsiaRotter, Andrew J.1
Talons of the Eagle: Dynamics of US-Latin American RelationsSmith, Peter H.1
American Diplomacy and the Spanish Civil War Traina, Richard P.1
Organization of American States and Hemisphere CrisisDreier, John C.1
Empire as a Way of LifeWilliams, William Appleman1
Thailand and the United StatesDarling, Frank C1
The rhetoric of empire;: American China policy, 1895-1901Young, Marilyn Blatt1
Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in VietnamPorter, Gareth1
The limits of power: the world and United States foreign policy, 1945-1954Kolko, Gabriel; Kolko, Joyce1
Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance StateMcCoy, Alfred W.1
The Vietnam Trauma in American Foreign Policy: 1945-75Kattenburg, Paul M.1
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920Kennan, George F.1
Our Kind of Guys: The United States and the Indonesian MilitaryNairn, Alan1
Under the Eagle:U.S Intervention in Central America and the CaribbeanPearce, Jenny1
The CIA in Guatemala: The Foreign Policy of InterventionImmerman, Richard1
Iraq,Inc.: A Profitable OccupationChatterjee, Pratap1
Taking Sides: America's Secret Relations With Militant IsraelGreen, Stephen J.1
America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920 Foglesong, David S.1
Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor: American Economic Development Policy Toward the Arab East, 1942-49Godfried, Nathan1
Defending the National Interest: Raw Materials Investments and U.S. Foreign PolicyKrasner, Stephen D.1
The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic ImperativesBrzezinski, Zbigniew1
Southeast Asia: Problems of United States Policy Henderson, William1
Force without War: U.S. Armed Forces as a Political InstrumentKaplan, Stephen S.; Blechman, Barry1
Imperial Democracy: Emergence of America as a Great PowerMay, Ernest R.1
Oil and the American CenturyPainter, David1
Predatory States: Operation Condor and Covert War in Latin AmericaMcSherry, J. Patrice1
Iraq: Military Victory, Moral Defeat Fox, Thomas C.1
Mussolini and Fascism: The View from AmericaDiggins, John Patrick1
Israel and the American National Interest: A Critical ExaminationRubenberg, Cheryl1
Managing the Counterrevolution: The United States and Guatemala, 1954-1961Streeter, Stephen M.1
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only SuperpowerBlum, William1
Imperialism at Bay: The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire 1941-1945Louis, Wm. Roger1
Imperial AmbitionsChomsky, Noam0
What We Say GoesChomsky, Noam0