Eagle Rules? Foreign Policy and American Primacy in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1by Robert J. Lieber
Pub. Date: 08/28/2001
This important and original volume assesses what we now know about world politics and American foreign policy after more than a decade of the post-Cold War era, and the wider implications of this experience both for the U.S role in the 21st Century and for international relations more broadly. The chapter authors are leading authorities in their fields,/b>
This important and original volume assesses what we now know about world politics and American foreign policy after more than a decade of the post-Cold War era, and the wider implications of this experience both for the U.S role in the 21st Century and for international relations more broadly. The chapter authors are leading authorities in their fields, and their contributions integrate both foreign and domestic setting for foreign policy. Part I looks at public opinion, debates about humanitarian intervention, the use of force in foreign conflicts, and congressional-executive relations in the making of foreign policy. Part II deals with the key regional issues confronting the United States, including the Middle East, Europe, Russia, China and East Asia, Latin America and Africa. Part III addresses major functional topics, including international economics and trade, defense policy, proliferation, “rogue” states, the environment, and America's relationship to the United Nations. For individuals interested in the United State's degree of international primacy—the impact of domestic politics on its world role, and the longer-term implications of foreign policy.
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Table of Contents
1. Foreign Policy and American Primacy, Robert J. Lieber, Georgetown University.
I. THE EAGLE AT HOME.
2. Public Opinion and Foreign Policy, Ole Holsti, Duke University.
3. Who Rules the Roost? Congressional-Executive Relations on Foreign Policy After the Cold War, Andrew Bennett, Georgetown University.
II. REGIONAL RELATIONS.
4. The United States and Europe: From Primacy to Partnership? Ivo Daalder, Brookings Institution.
5. Russia's Transformation and American Policy, Gail Lapidus, Stanford University.
6. The U.S. and the Americas: Unfulfilled Promise at the Century's Turn, Robert Pastor, Emory University.
7. A Cautionary Tale: The U.S. and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Harvey Sicherman, Foreign Policy Research Institute.
8. Iran and Iraq: From Dual to Differentiated Containment, Robert S. Litwak, Woodrow Wilson International Center.
9. Lone Eagle, Lone Dragon? How the Cold War Did Not End for China, Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin.
10. The U.S. and Africa: Power with Limited Influence, Donald Rothchild, University of California, Davis.
III. SECURITY ISSUES.
11. Defense Policy for the 21st Century, Cindy Williams, MIT.
12. Use of Force Dilemmas: Policy, Norms, and Politics, Bruce Jentleson, Duke University.
13. Weapons Proliferation and Missile Defense: New Patterns, Tough Choices, Michael Nacht, University of California, Berkeley.
IV. GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS
14. Containing Backlash: Foreign Economic Policy in an Age of Globalization, Benjamin J. Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara.
15. The Eagle and the Global Environment: The Burden of Being Essential, Robert Paarlberg, Wellesley.
16. The U.S. and International Organizations, Stanley Hoffmann, Harvard University.
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