Strategy for Empire: U. S. Regional Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era / Edition 1by Brian Loveman
The United States has carved the world into five pieces, maintaining troops and military leadership in each. Yet outside military and defense circles, the potential impact of post-1990 American strategic reach_or perhaps overreach_has not been given sufficient attention. This timely reader fills this gap by collecting the perspectives of American presidents,… See more details below
The United States has carved the world into five pieces, maintaining troops and military leadership in each. Yet outside military and defense circles, the potential impact of post-1990 American strategic reach_or perhaps overreach_has not been given sufficient attention. This timely reader fills this gap by collecting the perspectives of American presidents, policymakers, military officers, establishment think tanks, and critical scholars. The text and accompanying CD bring together in one place a synthesis of official and semi-official views of post-1990 regional security agendas and of the evolving perception of post-Cold War threat scenarios. The CD accompanying the book sends readers directly to major policy documents and studies described in the text. The book and CD combined offer teachers a unique resource, providing a wealth of stimulating material for the classroom that is sure to promote critical thinking and spark lively discussion and debate.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: U.S. Regional Security Policies in the Post-Cold War Era Chapter 2 The National Security Strategy of the United States of America, September 2002 Part 3 U.S. Regional Security Policies, 1990-2003: Perspectives from the Military, Intelligence, and Establishment Think Tanks Chapter 4 The American Mission Chapter 5 The Challenges of American Imperial Power Chapter 6 Fortress Europa: European Defense and the Future of the North Atlantic Alliance Chapter 7 The U.S. Army and the Asia-Pacific Chapter 8 Searching for a Post-Saddam Regional Security Architecture Chapter 9 The Growing Threat to Democracy in Latin America Chapter 10 A CINC for Sub-Saharan Africa? Rethinking the Unified Command Plan Part 11 Alternative Views of U.S. Regional Security Policies since 1990 Chapter 12 U.S. Policy toward Russia and Eurasia in the 1990s Chapter 13 When Might Makes Wrong: The Impact of the U.S. Military in East Asia Chapter 14 U.S. Regional Security Policy in South Asia Chapter 15 U.S. Regional Security Policy in the Middle East Chapter 16 U.S. Security Policy toward Latin America: Enduring Themes, Changing Realities Chapter 17 Colombia: U.S. Security Policy in the Andean Region and the Specter of a Regionalized War Chapter 18 Is the United States a Rogue Nation? Chapter 19 Selected References on U.S. Regional Security and Defense Policy since 1990
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