By Kendall W. Stiles
Up to date it in its seventh variation, Case Histories in foreign Politics offers 20 unique case reviews to provide a ancient point of view for greater reading global affairs. supplying in-depth ancient illustrations of middle options in diplomacy, this casebook surveys significant occasions within the twentieth and twenty first centuries and highlights either enduring and rising difficulties. Case Histories in overseas Politics seems past present occasions to assist readers make significant comparisons among what occurred long ago and what's occurring now.
This e-book describes smooth difficulties and key techniques within the research of diplomacy. With 26 case stories, it offers a story history to contemporary historic advancements. targeting the relatives among the good powers, conflicts within the outer edge, and the relationships among justice and cash, chapters ponder particular international locations, areas, crises, associations, and controversies. those contain: Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile hindrance, the army- commercial complicated, SALT I, the Persian Gulf warfare, the United international locations, the Nuremberg Trials, decolonization in Africa, Apartheid, sweatshops, 3rd global debt, and the foreign landmine ban. Stiles teaches at Loyola collage of Chicago. Annotation c. ebook information, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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International Security 10, no. 1 (Summer 1985): 135–163. ” International Security 10, no. 1 (Summer 1985): 171–203. S. Response to the 9/11 Attacks CONCEPT INTRODUCTION “National interest” is an incredibly elastic concept—capable of stretching to encompass any potential foreign threats for which an overzealous internationalist wants to prepare. It can also shrink to cover only life-threatening dangers on your doorstep. Because of the concept’s malleability, we could easily dismiss it as a mere rhetorical flourish.
There was no clear precedent for fighting against a worldwide terror network (see Chapter 7). Some even objected to the term “War on Terror” since it conflates a movement with a tactic. Even moving against al-Qaeda or some other specific organization still left open the question of whether efforts should be made to address the immediate causes of terrorism or focus instead on the outcomes. The various proposals can be categorized into three general categories: the “national interest” approach, the “hegemonic imperative” school, and the “multilateralist” position.
The domestic agencies were waiting for evidence of a domestic threat from sleeper cells within the United States. No one was looking for a foreign threat to domestic targets. The threat that was coming was not from sleeper cells. It was foreign—but from foreigners who had infiltrated into the United States. A second cause of this disparity in response is that domestic agencies did not know what to do, and no one gave them direction. Cressy told us that the CSG did not tell the agencies how to respond to the threats.
Case Histories in International Politics: CourseSmart eTextbook (7th Edition) by Kendall W. Stiles