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Bending history : Barack Obama's foreign policy

Author: Martin Indyk; Kenneth Lieberthal; Michael E O'Hanlon
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2012.
Series: Brookings focus books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines first years of the Obama presidency and effects on American foreign policy, including the U.S. relationships with China and Pakistan, war in Afghanistan and withdrawal from Iraq, movement toward Middle East peace, response to the Arab Spring, agendas involving energy, climate, and weak states, and approaches to rogue states"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Indyk; Kenneth Lieberthal; Michael E O'Hanlon
ISBN: 9780815721826 081572182X
OCLC Number: 729346525
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Political Science) 2012
Description: ix, 342 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Emerging power : China --
War, counterterrorism, and homeland protection --
Middle East peacemaking --
The Arab awakenings --
The rogue states --
The "soft security" agenda : energy, climate, and weak states --
The arc of history is long.
Series Title: Brookings focus books.
Other Titles: Barack Obama's foreign policy
Responsibility: Martin S. Indyk, Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Michael E. O'Hanlon.

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