America's 'War on Terrorism': New Dimensions in U.S. Government and National Security

America's 'War on Terrorism': New Dimensions in U.S. Government and National Security

by John E. Owens
     
 

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How has 9/11 and George W. Bush's self-declared 'war' on terror changed American government and US foreign policy? This is the central question addressed in the nine original essays in this book. Following an introduction by the editors, in which they survey issues and debates raised by America's 'War' on Terrorism and its consequences for US government and politics,

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How has 9/11 and George W. Bush's self-declared 'war' on terror changed American government and US foreign policy? This is the central question addressed in the nine original essays in this book. Following an introduction by the editors, in which they survey issues and debates raised by America's 'War' on Terrorism and its consequences for US government and politics, foreign policy, and for American foreign relations, the contributions to this volume_from British and American scholars_explain the implications of the post-9/11 mobilization and reconfiguration of US foreign and internal security policies. Issues addressed in the book include: the growth of presidential power, executive branch reconfiguration and the managerial presidency, the Bush doctrine of pre-emption, the changing role of the US in the international order, the impact of the 'war' on terrorism on the US military, intelligence failure and the changed role of US intelligence, renewed tension in US-European relations, and Bush's alliance with Tony Blair's government in the United Kingdom. Taken together, the essays represent an original and timely assessment of the domestic and international repercussions of George W. Bush's responses to the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739130254
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
01/01/1955
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
270
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

John E. Owens is professor of United States government and politics at the University of Westminster and a faculty fellow in the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at the American University. John W. Dumbrell is professor of government at Durham University.

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