September 11, Terrorist Attacks, and U.S. Foreign Policy
DEMETRIOS JAMES CARALEY, EDITOR

August 2002 · 200 pages
ISBN10: 1-884853-01-3

Paperback: $23.50 (APS Members: $18.80)

Order: 

ABOUT THIS BOOK

This book looks into important policy considerations that confront a democratic state when trying to combat terrorism. A distinguished group of authors, including Walter LaFeber, Richard K. Betts, Ruth Wedgwood, and Robert Jervis, contribute authoritative insights toward explaining the causes and consequences of the terrorist attacks on September 11.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Introduction                                        

September 11: An Overview
Demetrios James Caraley and Alexander A. Cooley

Part II: The Attacks

The Post September 11 Debate Over Empire, Globalization, and Fragmentation
Walter LaFeber

The Soft Underbelly of American Primacy: Tactical Advantages of Terror
Richard Betts

The Pragmatic Fanaticism of al Qaeda: An Anatomy of Extremism in Middle Eastern Politics
Michael Doran

Part III: The Axis of Evil

North Korea's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Badges, Shields or Swords?
Victor D. Cha

U.S. Policy Toward Iraq Since Desert Storm
Daniel Byman

CIA's Strategic Intelligence in Iraq
Richard L. Russell

Contradictions in Iranian and Indonesian Politics
Daniel Brumberg

Part IV: Looking to the Future

Al Qaeda, Military Commissions, and American Self-Defense
Ruth Wedgwood

An Interim Assessment of September 11: What Has Changed and What Has Not?
Robert Jervis

About PSQ's Editor

Demetrios James Caraley

Full Access

Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.

From the Archives

North Korea

North Korea's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Badges, Shields, or Swords?

Victor D. Cha examines the question about relative merits of engaging or containing North Korea.

MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC

Search the Archives

Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilson

view additional issues

New APS Book

Continuing Issues in U.S. National Security Policy   CONTINUING ISSUES IN U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY

Most read

Articles | Book reviews

Understanding the Bush Doctrine
Robert Jervis

The Study of Administration
Woodrow Wilson

Notes on Roosevelt's "Quarantine" Speech
Dorothy Borg

view all

About US

Academy of Political Science

The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.

Political Science Quarterly

With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.

Stay Connected
newsstand locator
About APS