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The Resource From Berlin to Baghdad : America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

From Berlin to Baghdad : America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

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From Berlin to Baghdad : America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World
Title
From Berlin to Baghdad
Title remainder
America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Containing Communism was the primary goal of American foreign policy for four decades, allowing generations of political leaders to build consensus atop a universally accepted foundation. From Berlin to Baghdad dissects numerous attempts, after communism's collapse, to devise a new grand strategy that could match containment's moral clarity and political efficacy. In the 1990s, the Bush and Clinton administrations eventually acknowledged that they could not reduce America's multifaceted post--Cold War objectives to a single fundamental precept. After 9/11, George W. Bush promoted the war on t
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brands, Hal
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009)
  • World politics
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Diplomatic relations
  • World politics
  • United States
Label
From Berlin to Baghdad : America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Beyond the Cold War?; Great Expectations?; Beyond Containment?; The Tiananmen Interlude; First Steps; Berlin and Beyond; Demise of the Old Order; Claiming Victory; 2. Peace Elusive; Invading Panama; A Bad Lesson; Into the Storm; Give War a Chance; Aftermath; The Debate Takes Shape; 3. The Search for Order; Starting Anew; Catchphrase Diplomacy; The Pragmatists Object; What New World Order?; Hegemony and Its Discontents; 4. The Successor to Containment; The Politics of Human Rights
  • Carter Redux?The Logic of Enlargement; Opening Moves; Unassertive Multilateralism; Refining Enlargement; 5. Unmaking Enlargement; Nation Building; Blinksmanship; The Wages of Free Trade; After NAFTA; 6. Whither Foreign Policy?; First Moves in East Asia; Reversing Course; European Diplomacy; Skill or Luck?; Clinton and the Middle East; Paradigm Lost; 7. Post-Bumper Sticker Diplomacy; Beyond Catchphrases; European Insecurity; War for the Alliance; Peacemaker in Chief; Doing Everything; 8. The Politics of Foreign Policy; Rights and Wrongs; The Post-Post-Cold War World; A War on Terrorism?
  • Unilateralism AscendantUnmaking Foreign Policy; The Shrinking President; 9. Full Circle; New President, Same Problems; Watershed; Any Terrorist, Any Place; Selling the War on Terror; Shaping a Strategy; The War on Terror Unfolds; 10. Waging the War on Terror; Morality and Myopia; With Friends Like These . . .; Shifting Priorities?; On to Baghdad; Preemption and Its Consequences; The War on Recession; Terror-Baiting; Homeland Security and Civil Liberties; The War on Terror Resilient; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (428 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159324
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129chg5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344068
Label
From Berlin to Baghdad : America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Beyond the Cold War?; Great Expectations?; Beyond Containment?; The Tiananmen Interlude; First Steps; Berlin and Beyond; Demise of the Old Order; Claiming Victory; 2. Peace Elusive; Invading Panama; A Bad Lesson; Into the Storm; Give War a Chance; Aftermath; The Debate Takes Shape; 3. The Search for Order; Starting Anew; Catchphrase Diplomacy; The Pragmatists Object; What New World Order?; Hegemony and Its Discontents; 4. The Successor to Containment; The Politics of Human Rights
  • Carter Redux?The Logic of Enlargement; Opening Moves; Unassertive Multilateralism; Refining Enlargement; 5. Unmaking Enlargement; Nation Building; Blinksmanship; The Wages of Free Trade; After NAFTA; 6. Whither Foreign Policy?; First Moves in East Asia; Reversing Course; European Diplomacy; Skill or Luck?; Clinton and the Middle East; Paradigm Lost; 7. Post-Bumper Sticker Diplomacy; Beyond Catchphrases; European Insecurity; War for the Alliance; Peacemaker in Chief; Doing Everything; 8. The Politics of Foreign Policy; Rights and Wrongs; The Post-Post-Cold War World; A War on Terrorism?
  • Unilateralism AscendantUnmaking Foreign Policy; The Shrinking President; 9. Full Circle; New President, Same Problems; Watershed; Any Terrorist, Any Place; Selling the War on Terror; Shaping a Strategy; The War on Terror Unfolds; 10. Waging the War on Terror; Morality and Myopia; With Friends Like These . . .; Shifting Priorities?; On to Baghdad; Preemption and Its Consequences; The War on Recession; Terror-Baiting; Homeland Security and Civil Liberties; The War on Terror Resilient; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (428 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159324
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129chg5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344068

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