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  1. The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    1865 to the Present

    Edited by Christos Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States in the modern period. Each chapter begins with a brief...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Constructing US Foreign Policy

    The Curious Case of Cuba

    By David Bernell

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book seeks to address the roots of the hostility that has characterized the United States’ relationship with Cuba and has persisted for decades, long after the Cold War. It answers the question of why America’s Cold War era policy toward Cuba has not substantially changed, despite a radically...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63

    By Christopher K. Ives

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Neoconservatism and American Foreign Policy

    A Critical Analysis

    By Danny Cooper

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    At the time of America’s 2003 invasion of Iraq, the term "neoconservative" was enjoying wide currency. To this day, it remains a term that engenders much debate and visceral reaction. The purpose of this book is to critically engage with a set of ideas and beliefs that define the neoconservative...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. US Policy Towards Cuba

    Since the Cold War

    By Jessica Gibbs

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    US Policy Towards Cuba is a comprehensive examination of U.S. policy towards Cuba after the Cold War, from 1989-2008. It discusses the competition between Congress and the executive for control of policy, and the domestic interests which shaped policymaking and led to the passage of two major...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The US Public and American Foreign Policy

    Edited by Andrew Johnstone, Helen Laville

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Though often overlooked, public opinion has always played a significant role in the development and promotion of US foreign policy and this work seeks to comprehensively assess the impact and nature of that opinion through a collection of historical and contemporary essays. The volume evaluates the...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction

    Comparing Japan and Iraq

    By Jeff Bridoux

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    On the eve of the invasion of Iraq, President G.W. Bush argued that if setting up democracy in Japan and Germany after WW II was successful, then it should also be successful in Iraq. This book provides a detailed comparison of the reconstruction of Japan from 1945 to 1952 with the current...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The American Culture of War

    A History of US Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    The American Culture of War presents a sweeping, critical examination of every major American war of the late 20th century: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, through to Operation Enduring Freedom. Lewis deftly traces the evolution of US military strategy,...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge