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  1. The Comparative International Politics of Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Jonas Wolff, Hans-Joachim Spanger, Hans-Jürgen Puhle

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Though scholarly attention to democracy promotion is increasing, there is still little comparative and theoretically-based work on the protagonists of democracy promotion. This book investigates the motives that drive democracy promotion in a comparative and theoretically oriented manner, exploring...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Race and US Foreign Policy

    The African-American Foreign Affairs Network

    By Mark Ledwidge

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    African-Americans' analysis of, and interest in, foreign affairs represents a rich and dynamic legacy, and this work provides a cutting edge insight into this neglected aspect of US foreign affairs. In addition to extending the parameters of US foreign policy literature to include race and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Prevention, Pre-emption and the Nuclear Option

    From Bush to Obama

    By Aiden Warren

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Despite its portrayal as a bold departure, the Bush Doctrine was not the "new" or "revolutionary" policy instrument that many at the time portended. This work seeks to argue that while it was clear that the Bush Doctrine certainly qualified as a preventive war policy, it is apparent that the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The United States and NATO since 9/11

    The Transatlantic Alliance Renewed

    By Ellen Hallams

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The US decision not to work through NATO after 9/11 left many European members of the alliance feeling deflated. This decision reflected not only the unilateralism of the Bush Administration, but also the belief that US operational freedom and flexibility had been hampered during NATO’s two Balkans...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Obama Administration’s Nuclear Weapon Strategy

    The Promises of Prague

    By Aiden Warren

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book comprehensively outlines and evaluates the key Obama nuclear weapons policies, developments and initiatives from 2008–2012. Beginning with the administration’s vision and goals posited in the 2009 Prague Speech and reaffirmed in the National Security Strategy of 2010, the book assesses...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society

    Drones, Rendition and Invasion

    By Wali Aslam

    Series: New International Relations

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Leo Strauss and the Invasion of Iraq

    Encountering the Abyss

    By Aggie Hirst

    Series: Interventions

    The political philosophy of Leo Strauss has been the subject of significant scholarly and media attention in recent years, particularly in the context of the decision to invade Iraq in 2003. Allegations that a group of Strauss-inspired Neo-conservatives intervened in the foreign policy...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Case for Multinational Federalism

    Beyond the all-encompassing nation

    By Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Throughout the world, liberal-democracies are grappling with increasing claims made in the name of minority national, socio-cultural and ethno-cultural identities that seek greater recognition in the institutions of the nation-state. This work inserts itself into debates centred on diversity...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Euroscepticism in Southern Europe

    A Diachronic Perspective

    Edited by Susannah Verney

    Euroscepticism has emerged as a growing constraint on European integration, starting with the Maastricht Treaty in the early 1990s, continuing with the mid-2000s constitutional debacle and intensifying with the eurozone crisis – a crisis in which Southern Europe has played a key role. But is...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge