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  • America's Half-Century: United States Foreign Policy in the Cold War and After (The American Moment)

    Did the United States "win" the Cold War? In its self-congratulatory euphoria, argues Thomas McCormick in this new edition of his highly acclaimed study, America neglected a twenty-year process of political and economic devolution―the real threat to global peace and prosperity. Revised andupdated through 1993, it describes how the end of the Cold War affected the United States's global role as well as suggesting what possibilities lie ahead for a restructured world-system....

    • ASIN: 0801850118
    • Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press

  • A Search for Strategic Wisdom: Guiding the Twists and Turns of US National Security Strategy

    Forging national security strategies is one of the most important and difficult challenges that the U.S. government faces. In this landmark book, Dr. Richard Kugler addresses the U.S. track record in this arena over the past century. For each president, from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, he asks whether U.S. key decisions were wise or unwise. Kugler reaches a troubling conclusion: although the United States has often acted wisely, too often it has acted unwisely in ways that have had damaging, unforeseen consequences. Kugler starts by re...

    • ASIN: 1537238523

  • Rogue States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Containment after the Cold War

    President Clinton and other U.S. officials have warned that "rogue states" pose a major threat to international peace in the post-Cold War era. But what exactly is a rogue state? Does the concept foster a sound approach to foreign policy, or is it, in the end, no more than a counterproductive political epithet? Robert Litwak traces the origins and development of rogue state policy and then assesses its efficacy through detailed case studies of Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. He shows that the policy is politically selective, inhibits the ability o...

    • ASIN: 0943875978
    • Brand: Brand: Woodrow Wilson Center Press

  • Harry Hopkins: FDR's Envoy to Churchill and Stalin (Biographies in American Foreign Policy)

    One of the most controversial figures of the New Deal Era, Harry Hopkins elicited few neutral responses from his contemporaries. Millions admired him and believed the New Deal agencies he headed had rescued them from despair, but many of President Roosevelt’s enemies passionately hated him and derisively called him the “world’s greatest spender” or FDR’s “left-wing Rasputin.” Hopkins was a paradoxical man: a trained social worker who enjoyed the company of the “swells,” attending cocktail parties, and gambling at the track. On...

    • ASIN: 1442222204

  • Putin's Propaganda Machine: Soft Power and Russian Foreign Policy

    Putin's Propaganda Machine examines Russia’s “information war,” one of the most striking features of its intervention in Ukraine. Marcel H. Van Herpen argues that the Kremlin’s propaganda offensive is a carefully prepared strategy, implemented and tested over the last decade. Initially intended as a tool to enhance Russia’s soft power, it quickly developed into one of the main instruments of Russia’s new imperialism, reminiscent of the height of the Cold War. The author describes a multifaceted strategy that makes use of diverse ins...

    • ASIN: 1442253614
    • Brand: Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc

  • Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943 (FDR at War Book 2)

    “Superb . . . Hamilton brilliantly sets out Roosevelt’s foresight, determination and skill in establishing a new world order.” —Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post “Provocative . . . stimulating to follow.” —Thomas E. Ricks, New York Times Book Review 1943 was the year of Allied military counteroffensives, beating back the forces of the Axis powers in North Africa and the Pacific—the “Hinge of Fate,” as Winston Churchill called it. In Commander in Chief Nigel Hamilton reveals FDR’s true role in this saga: overruling his own Jo...

    • ASIN: B011H55OG6

  • Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes After the Cold War (Problems of International Politics)

    Competitive authoritarian regimes - in which autocrats submit to meaningful multiparty elections but engage in serious democratic abuse - proliferated in the post-Cold War era. Based on a detailed study of 35 cases in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and post-communist Eurasia, this book explores the fate of competitive authoritarian regimes between 1990 and 2008. It finds that where social, economic, and technocratic ties to the West were extensive, as in Eastern Europe and the Americas, the external cost of abuse led incumbents to cede power rath...

    • ASIN: 0521709156
    • Brand: Brand: Cambridge University Press

  • Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II (American Business, Politics, and Society)

    They helped conquer the greatest armies ever assembled. Yet no sooner had they tasted victory after World War II than American generals suddenly found themselves governing their former enemies, devising domestic policy and making critical economic decisions for people they had just defeated in battle. In postwar Germany and Japan, this authority fell into the hands of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur, along with a cadre of military officials like Lucius Clay and the Detroit banker Joseph Dodge.In Sovereign Soldiers, Grant Madsen tells...

    • ASIN: 0812250362

  • President Roosevelt and the Coming of the War, 1941: Appearances and Realities

    Conceived by Charles Beard as a sequel to his provocative study of American Foreign Policy in the Making, 1932-1940, President Roosevelt and the Coming of the War outraged a nation, permanently damaging Beard's status as America's most influential historian. Beard's main argument is that both Democratic and Republican leaders, but Roosevelt above all, worked quietly in 1940 and 1941 to insinuate the United States into the Second World War. Basing his work on available congressional records and administrative reports, Beard concludes that FDR's ...

    • ASIN: 0765809982

  • We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History (Council on Foreign Relations Book)

    Did the Soviet Union want world revolution? Why did the USSR send missiles to Cuba? What made the Cold War last as long as it did? The end of the Cold War makes it possible, for the first time, to begin writing its history from a truly international perspective. Based on the latest findings of Cold War historians and extensive research in American archives as well as the recently opened archives in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and China, We Now Know provides a vividly written, eye-opening account of the Cold War during the years fro...

    • ASIN: 0198780710
    • Brand: Oxford University Press USA

  • The Gospel of Freedom and Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

    In the decades after World War II, Protestant missionaries abroad were a topic of vigorous public debate. From religious periodicals and Sunday sermons to novels and anthropological monographs, public conversations about missionaries followed a powerful yet paradoxical line of reasoning, namely that people abroad needed greater autonomy from U.S. power and that Americans could best tell others how to use their freedom. In The Gospel of Freedom and Power, Sarah E. Ruble traces and analyzes these public discussions about what it meant for America...

    • ASIN: 1469618931

  • One War at a Time: The International Dimensions of the American Civil War

    One War at a Time - Lincoln's axiom for Union diplomacy- refutes the opinion of most historians and biographers that Lincoln played only a minor role in U.S. foreign relations. It reveals his continuing efforts to avoid a war with England or France while using the threat of war to prevent European recognition of Confederate independence. Mahin covers Confederate efforts to obtain diplomatic recognition, the construction of warships for the Confederacy in Britain, the British role in the blockade-running operation, and the postwar "Alabama claim...

    • ASIN: 1574882090
    • Brand: Brand: Potomac Books

  • From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the diplomat Putin wants to interrogate—and has banned from Russia—a revelatory, inside account of U.S.-Russia relations from 1989 to the present“A fascinating and timely account of the current crisis in the relationship between Russia and the United States.” —New York Times Book ReviewPutin would need an enemy, and he turned to the most reliable one in Russia’s recent history: the United States and then, by extension, me. In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join ...

    • ASIN: 0544716248

  • War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier

    If you want to understand Afghanistan, writes Carter Malkasian, you need to understand what has happened on the ground, in the villages and countryside that were on the frontline. These small places are the heart of the war.Modeled on the classic Vietnam War book, War Comes to Long An, Malkasian's War Comes to Garmser promises to be a landmark account of the war in Afghanistan. The author, who spent nearly two years in Garmser, a community in war-torn Helmand province, tells the story of this one small place through the jihad, the rise and fall...

    • ASIN: 019997375X

  • Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era

    The end of the Cold War led to a dramatic and fundamental change in the foreign policy of the United States. In Mission Failure, Michael Mandelbaum, one of America's leading foreign-policy thinkers, provides an original, provocative, and definitive account of the ambitious but deeply flawed post-Cold War efforts to promote American values and American institutions throughout the world.In the decades before the Cold War ended the United States, like virtually every other country throughout history, used its military power to defend against threa...

    • ASIN: 0190469471

  • American Foreign Policy Since World War II (21st Edition)

    The Gold Standard for Textbooks on American Foreign Policy American Foreign Policy Since World War II provides you with an understanding of America's current challenges by exploring its historical experience as the world's predominant power

    • UPC: 442536362
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Peace, War, and Liberty : Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy

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    • UPC: 496961743

  • How was the behavior of the US in Foreign Policy from 1917 till the end of the Vietnam War and what are the different possibilities? - eBook

    Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (Lehrstuhl für Auslandswissenschaft), course: Proseminar: Introduction to the American Political System, language: English, abstract:

    • UPC: 234542793

  • The US foreign policy after the Cold War - eBook

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Politik - Internationale Politik - Region: USA, Note: 2,3, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Institut für Politikwissenschaft und Japanologie), Veranstaltung: American Government and Politics, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: After the end of

    • UPC: 325742458

  • Us Foreign Policy Since 1945

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    • UPC: 39790922
    • Rating: 3.0

  • British Destroyers and Frigates : The Second World War and After

    Since World War II the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that author Norman Friedman traces back to the radically different Tribal-class destroyers of 1936. This volume covers the

    • UPC: 55622420
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Thucydides and Us Foreign Policy Debates After the Cold War

    This thesis examines the reception of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War in US foreign policy debates since the end of the Cold War. It begins with a background survey of Thucydides' use in foreign

    • UPC: 53260774

  • "Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam - eBook

    The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense

    • UPC: 943543338

  • Towards a New Cold War : U.S. Foreign Policy from Vietnam to Reagan

    With the same uncompromising style that characterized his breakthrough, Vietnam-era writings, "Toward a New Cold War" extends Chomsky's critique of United States foreign policy through the early 1970s to Ronald Reagan's first

    • UPC: 24750234

  • Army Diplomacy : American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy After World War II

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    • UPC: 42082453

  • American Foreign Policy Between WWI and WWII (1920-1939)

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