America's War on Terror, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Developing ideas established in the first edition, this new version of America's War on Terror updates and expands the original collection of essays allowing the reader to fully understand how the causes of the war on terror, both domestic and foreign policy implications, and the future challenges faced by the United States have moved on since 2003.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754677857
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 326
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Politics and History of Terror Robert P. Watson Watson, Robert P. 1

Pt. 1 Origins of the War on Terror

2 Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam and the United States Tom Lansford Lansford, Tom Jack Covarrubias Covarrubias, Jack 17

3 The Fight against Terrorism in Historical Context: George W. Bush and the Development of Presidential Foreign Policy Regimes Neal Allen Allen, Neal 37

4 The War on Terror and the Just Use of Military Force Patrick Hayden Hayden, Patrick 49

5 Identifying and Confronting the "Axis of Evil": A Critical Retrospective Robert J. Pauly, Jr. Pauly, Robert J., Jr. 73

Pt. 2 Domestic Implications

6 Presidential Priorities and Budgetary Realities: How Critical is the President as an Individual in Shaping the National Budget? Michael G. Dziubinski Dziubinski, Michael G. Steve A. Yetiv Yetiv, Steve A. 89

7 President Bush and the War on Terrorism: Historic Opportunity Lost to Complete his Father's Legacy and Define his Own Place in History John Davis Davis, John 105

8 The Evolution of Homeland Security and the War on Terror Neil Reedy Reedy, Neil Justin Miller Miller, Justin 119

Pt. 3 Foreign Policy Implications

9 The Middle East Peace Process after 9/11 Vaughn P. Shannon Shannon, Vaughn P. 139

10 The Limits of Military Power: The United States in Iraq Tom Lansford Lansford, Tom Jack Covarrubias Covarrubias, Jack 169

11 Three Dimensional Chess: An Analysis of the Circumstances of Terrorism in Central and South Asia Dirk C. van Raemdonck van Raemdonck, Dirk C. 183

12 The Effects of Globalization on Transnational Terrorism Shahdad Naghshpour Naghshpour, Shahdad J. J. St. Marie St. Marie, J. J. 207

Pt. 4 FutureChallenges

13 "Terrorism" in the Moral Discourse of Humanity Mark Evans Evans, Mark 227

14 Why Bush Should Have Explained September 11th Kristin Andrews Andrews, Kristin 247

15 Rebalancing America's War on Terror: President Obama Matthew A. Williams Williams, Matthew A. Jack Covarrubias Covarrubias, Jack 261

Appendix A 283

Appendix B 285

Bibliography 293

Index 299

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