American Foreign Policy Since World War II
Written by two renowned political scientists, this is the only available booklength treatment of U.S. foreign policy from 1945 to the present. Spanier and Hook analyze the behavior of the United States as a world power both during the Cold War and in its turbulent aftermath in order to identify recurring patterns and consider their implications.
Paperback, 385 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by CQ-Roll Call Group Books
(first published September 1st 1900)
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Decent book. The book seems to come from a center-right point of view. Nevertheless it discusses key points in American foreign policy has a strong historical element. The book is good in explaining the crisis United States faced in international politics and how policy makers handled those crisis and formulated policies. The book seems to avoid flaws and double standards in U.S. foreign policy, in that sense it fails to connect important events in history which were either a direct or indirect...more
Every four years America replaces a stupid president with a more stupid one and anyone can notice this ,After the second world war they replace a fool president , Harry Truman who decided to destroy thousands of Japanese people by the nuclear bomb , by another stupid guy ,Dwight D. Eisenhower who decided also to help France and Israel in their triple war on Egypt in 1956 , and then Lyndon Johnson , John Kennedy and Nixon , the cheater president , continue this bloody war policy in Vietnam for 20...more