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  1. Military Strategy as Public Discourse

    America's war in Afghanistan

    By Tadd Sholtis

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation’s elites. The legitimacy of a country’s military strategy can become a subject of intense public debate and doubt, especially in prolonged...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Citizen’s Guide to American Foreign Policy

    Tragic Choices and the Limits of Rationality

    By David Patrick Houghton

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    American foreign policy often looks like a trail of man-made debris and disaster. Of course, the explanations for many poorly-made decisions are rather complex. In this brief and cogent analysis, Houghton shows us that understanding American foreign policy often comes down to recognizing the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Political Consequences of Anti-Americanism

    Edited by Richard Higgott, Ivona Malbasic

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    Anti-Americanism as a concept is confused, often used in a contradictory fashion and invariably driven by emotion rather than intellect. Nevertheless, it casts a long policy shadow with adverse consequences (both real and potential) for actors including those who may not support the concept. This...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century

    Europe, America and the Rise of the Rest

    By Erwan Lagadec

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book offers an overview of the interface between European integration, transatlantic relations, and the 'rise of the rest' in the early 21st century. The collapse of the Soviet bloc opened up an era in which the drivers and perceived benefits of the US alliance among European countries have...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Democracy Promotion and Conflict-Based Reconstruction

    The United States & Democratic Consolidation in Bosnia, Afghanistan & Iraq

    By Matthew Alan Hill

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates US foreign policy and tests the hypothesis that transition-inspired democracy promotion will successfully establish liberal democracy around the world, and thus fulfil the aims of the American mission and its application of the democratic peace. It features two detailed case...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Rise of China and Transformation of the US-China Relationship

    Forging Partnership in the Age of Strategic Mistrust

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    The rise of China has transformed Sino-US relations in the 21st century. Although the United States remains atop the global power hierarchy, its relative leverage has become more restraint as China has steadily stepped up as a counterweight to US influence. The Sino-US relationship has, therefore,...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Louisiana Purchase

    A Global Context

    By Robert D. Bush

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land from France at a price of approximately three cents per acre, dramatically altering the young nation’s geography and its political future. President Thomas Jefferson had struggled for three years over the purchase, which many...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics

    The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress

    By Miriam Jiménez

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts today see ethnic politicians largely in relation to their collectivities, but by actually...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Grand Strategy and the Presidency

    Foreign Policy, War and the American Role in the World

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book examines the role and importance of the Presidency in the formulation and conduct of US grand strategy. The text discusses US strategic history, with particular emphasis on the period from the end of the Cold War to the present day. While the United States periodically has enjoyed...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Obama's Foreign Policy

    Ending the War on Terror

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    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 22nd 2013 by Routledge