Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

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ISBN-13: 9780190611484
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 951,851
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 16.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the University's Department of History and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author of five books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. In 2007 Smithsonian Magazine named him one of America's "Top Young Innovators" in the Arts and Sciences. His writings appear widely in blogs and print media. Professor Suri is also a frequent public lecturer and guest on radio and television programs.

Benjamin Valentino is an Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. He serves as co-director of the Government Department Honors Program and is the faculty coordinator for the War and Peace Studies Program at the Dickey Center for International Understanding. Professor Valentino's book Final Solutions: Mass Killing and Genocide in the 20th Century received the Edgar S. Furniss Book Award for making an exceptional contribution to the study of national and international security. His work has appeared in outlets including The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The American Political Science Review, Security Studies, International Organization and The Journal of Politics.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Sustaining Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy
Jeremi Suri and Benjamin Valentino

SECTION I: RECALIBRATING NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY
1. Dollar Diminution and New Macroeconomic Constraints on American Power
Jonathan Kirshner

2. Does American Military Power Attract Foreign Investment?
Daniel Drezner and Nancy Hite-Rubin

3. Preserving National Strength in a Period of Fiscal Restraint
Cindy Williams

4. State Finance and National Power: Great Britain, China, and the United States in Historical Perspective
Jeremi Suri

5. Reforming American Power: Civilian National Security Institutions in the Early Cold War and Beyond
William Inboden

6. To Starve an Army: How Great Power Armies Respond to Austerity
John W. Hall

7. Climate Change and US National Security: Sustaining Security Amidst Unsustainability
Joshua William Busby

SECTION II: REGIONAL SECURITY COMMITMENTS
8. At Home Abroad: Public Attitudes towards America's Overseas Commitments
Benjamin Valentino

9. The Right Choice for NATO
William Wohlforth

10. The United States and the Middle East: Interests, Risks, and Costs
Daniel Byman and Sara Bjerg Moller

11. Keep, Toss, or Fix? Assessing US Alliances in East Asia
Jennifer Lind

12. Terminating the Interminable?
Sumit Ganguly

13. Neutralizing the Problem of Afghanistan
Audrey Kurth Cronin

CONCLUSION
Jeremi Suri and Benjamin Valentino

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