Why American Foreign Policy Fails: Unsafe at Home and Despised Abroad

Why American Foreign Policy Fails: Unsafe at Home and Despised Abroad

by D. Jett

Hardcover(2008)

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Why American Foreign Policy Fails: Unsafe at Home and Despised Abroad by D. Jett

This book explores the recent changes in U.S. foreign policy, examines the roles that the six primary actors (the President, the Congress, the bureaucracy, non-governmental organizations, the media and the public) play in policy decisions, and assesses the potential for improvement within this system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403965035
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/17/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 197
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dennis Jett is the Dean of the International Center at the University of Florida. A former career diplomat, he served as Ambassador to Peru and Mozambique, on the National Security Council and in Argentina, Israel, Malawi and Liberia. He has a Ph.D. in international relations and his dissertation entitled "Why Peacekeeping Fails" has been published in 2000. He has been interviewed on Jim Lehrer News Hour, CNN, NPR and other national news programs and has written over 70 opinion pieces for major newspapers. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

Introduction What's Changed Why Other Books on Foreign Policy Get it Wrong How it Really Works The Policy Makers The Policy Implementers - The Bureaucracy Case studies - Putting it to the Test Why it Won't Change Why it Might Change

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