Bruce Cumings

Articles by Bruce Cumings

1 July 2015

The 70th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan will roll around on August 15, 2015, no doubt eliciting a hailstorm of commentary—and speculation that North Korea will collapse and the two Koreas reunify.

1 March 2006
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea, by Guy Delisle. Drawn and Quarterly, 184 pages, 2005, $19.95. Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Prop from the Hermit Kingdom, audio CD by Christiaan Virant. Sublime Frequencies, 2005, $14.
1 July 2004
Mao: A Reinterpretation By Lee Feigon, Ivan R. Dee, 2002, 229 pages; $24.95 Beyond Tiananmen: The Politics of U.S.-China Relations, 1989-2000 By Robert L. Suettinger, Brookings Institution Press, 2003, 559 pages; $39.95
1 January 2003
The president's national security adviser believes the United States should use “anticipatory defense” against any country it thinks might attack.
1 May 2002
The Tragedy of Great Power Politics John J. Mearsheimer W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 555 pages; $26.95
1 March 2001
While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today By Donald Kagan and Frederick W. Kagan St. Martin's Press, 2000 435 pages; $32.50
1 May 1999
Never at War: Why Democracies Will Not Fight One Another By Spencer Weart, Yale University Press, 1998, 424 pages; $35.00