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By Kendall W. Stiles

Up-to-date it in its seventh variation, Case Histories in foreign Politics offers 20 unique case experiences to supply a old viewpoint for greater reading global affairs. offering in-depth ancient illustrations of center ideas 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 to be past present occasions to assist readers make significant comparisons among what occurred some time past and what's taking place now.

This ebook describes smooth difficulties and key suggestions within the research of diplomacy. With 26 case stories, it presents a story heritage to fresh old advancements. concentrating on the kin among the good powers, conflicts within the outer edge, and the relationships among justice and cash, chapters examine particular nations, areas, crises, associations, and controversies. those comprise: Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile trouble, the army- business complicated, SALT I, the Persian Gulf battle, the United countries, the Nuremberg Trials, decolonization in Africa, Apartheid, sweatshops, 3rd international debt, and the foreign landmine ban. Stiles teaches at Loyola college of Chicago. Annotation c. e-book information, Inc., Portland, OR (

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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 period from 1947 to 1991, although dangerous, had the virtue of providing American policy makers with a relatively stable international system. It was easy to think of the world in terms of the Soviet bloc and the Western bloc, and the dominant issues involved preventing nuclear war. ” With the end of the Cold War, the United States suddenly found itself in a very different international environment. Questions arose as to whether this was a time to retrench and withdraw into a more narrow role as defender of its own territory rather than a vast network of allies (See Chapter 4).

Stephen Hadley Deputy National Security Advisor, 2001–2005. Condoleezza Rice National Security Advisor, 2001–2005. Zacarias Moussaoui Frenchman convicted in connection with the 9/11 plot. Abu Zubaydah Alias for Zein al Abideen Mohamed Hussein—Palestinian al-Qaeda operative. Mohammed Atta Egyptian who led the 9/11 plot, he hijacked American Airlines Flight 11. Thomas Pickard Acting FBI Director, June 25–September 4, 2001. S. Response to the 9/11 Attacks CHRONOLOGY The 9/11 Attacks 1989 November The Berlin Wall falls.

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