DEMETRIOS JAMES CARALEY AND MARYLENA MANTAS, EDITORS
2016 · 248 Pages
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This book is one of a series of publications released by the Academy of Political Science on timely subjects of special importance in the fields of public and international affairs. Continuing Issues in U.S. National Security Policy brings together essays that explore topics of central and ongoing importance to American foreign policy. [A]n overview discuss[es] the intersection between the presidency and foreign policy issues, and how the selected essays can inform our understanding of critical foreign policy mistakes and opportunities.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Demetrios James Caraley
Introduction: Presidents and Foreign Policy
Will More Countries Become Democratic?
Samuel P. Huntington
Limits of American Power
Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Understanding the Bush Doctrine: Preventive Wars and Regime Change
Globalization as a Security Strategy: Power and Vulnerability in the “China Model”
Andrew J. Nathan and Andrew Scobell
Creating a Disaster: NATO’s Open Door Policy
Robert J. Art
The Role of Villain: Iran and U.S. Foreign Policy
Paul R. Pillar
Pakistani Opposition to American Drone Strikes
C. Christine Fair, Karl Kaltenthaler, and William J. Miller
The Rationality of Radical Islam
Quintan Wiktorowicz and Karl Kaltenthaler
The Soft Underbelly of American Primacy: Tactical Advantages of Terror
Richard K. Betts
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