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New and Published Books

  1. The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. US Foreign Policy and the Rogue State Doctrine

    By Alex Miles

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Concerns over Iran’s nuclear programme, North Korea’s nuclear brinkmanship and, in the past, Iraq’s apparent pursuit of WMD have captured the world’s attention, and dominated the agenda of the American foreign policy establishment. But, what led policymakers and the US military to emphasise the...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Presidential Rhetoric from Wilson to Obama

    Constructing crises, fast and slow

    By Wesley Widmaier

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Over the past century, presidential constructions of crises have spurred recurring redefinitions of U.S. interests, as crusading advance has alternated with realist retrenchment. For example, Harry Truman and George W. Bush constructed crises that justified liberal crusades in the Cold War and War...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. US Foreign Policy and China

    Bush’s First Term

    By Guy Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This work is an exploration of how U.S.-China relations were managed by President George W. Bush. Roberts argues that contrary to conventional wisdom, President Bush conducted a calculated, pragmatic and highly successful strategy toward Beijing, which avoided conflict, resolved crisis and...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era

    By Joseph A Gagliano

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Conventional wisdom holds that the President enjoys the preponderance of foreign policy power, however Congress has influenced China policymaking more than is generally recognized. The legislature has demonstrated consistent interests in the realm of China policy, and it has invariably pursued...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Constructing America's Freedom Agenda for the Middle East

    Democracy or Domination

    By Oz Hassan

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book explores how George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda for the Middle East and North Africa was conceived and implemented as an American national interest, from the Bush era right through to the initial stages of the Obama administration. It highlights how the crisis presented by September 11 2001...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. US Arms Policies Towards the Shah's Iran

    By Stephen McGlinchey

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book reconstructs and explains the arms relationship that successive U.S. administrations developed with the Shah of Iran between 1950 and 1979. This relationship has generally been neglected in the extant literature leading to a series of omissions and distortions in the historical record....

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The New American Way of War

    Military Culture and the Political Utility of Force

    By Ben Buley

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book explores the cultural history and future prospects of the so-called ‘new American way of war’. In recent decades, American military culture has become increasingly dominated by a vision of ‘immaculate destruction’, which reached its apogee with the fall of Baghdad in 2003. Operation...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. American Images of China

    Identity, Power, Policy

    By Oliver Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The United States and China are arguably the most globally consequential actors of the early twenty first century, and look set to remain so into the foreseeable future. This volume seeks to highlight that American images of China are responsible for constructing certain truths and realities about...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Obama and the World

    New Directions in US Foreign Policy, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Inderjeet Parmar, Linda B. Miller, Mark Ledwidge

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This significantly revised, updated and extended second edition of New Directions in US Foreign Policy retains the strongest aspects of its original structure but adds a comprehensive account of the latest theoretical perspectives, the key actors and issues, and new policy directions....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge