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From Berlin to Baghdad : America's search for purpose in the post-Cold War world

Author: Hal Brands
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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. This work dissects many attempts, after communism's collapse, to devise a new grand strategy that could match containment's moral clarity and political efficacy.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brands, Hal, 1983-
From Berlin to Baghdad.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2007030936
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Brands
ISBN: 9780813172729 0813172721 9780813159324 0813159326 9780813134925 0813134927
OCLC Number: 182624750
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Beyond the Cold War? --
Peace elusive --
The search for order --
The successor to containment --
Unmaking enlargement --
Whither foreign policy? --
Post-bumper sticker diplomacy --
The politics of foreign policy --
Full circle --
Waging the war on terror.
Responsibility: Hal Brands.


From Berlin to Baghdad charts the often onerous course of recent American foreign policy, from the triumph of the fall of the Berlin Wall to the tragedies of 9/11 and beyond, analyzing the nation's  Read more...


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