Legacy and Continuity in US Foreign Policy
In 2009, President Barack Obama was inaugurated under the highest of expectations and hailed as a dynamic and effective statesperson who would reverse the controversial extremes that had characterised the George W. Bush era. Obama’s first term, however, was subject to intense criticism; not only...
To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge
The strategic use of a concept
This book examines the use of concepts – specifically ‘weapons of mass destruction’ (WMD) – in US foreign policy discourse. Current analysis of WMD definition has made headway into identifying the repercussions that the conceptual conflation of such diverse weapons – typically understood as a...
Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge
Ending the War on Terror
This edited volume is an innovative analysis of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, security and counter-terrorism policy, specifically within the context of ending the now infamous War on Terror. The book adopts a comparative approach, analysing change and continuity in US foreign policy...
Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge