Post Tagged with: "America"

Review – Confront and Conceal

Review – Confront and Conceal

Those wishing to understand the limitations of American power and how difficult the foreign policy-making process will be in an age of austerity should consult this first draft of history.

Review – Tiger Trap: America’s Secret Spy War with China

Review – Tiger Trap: America’s Secret Spy War with China

The stakes of Chinese espionage against the US are higher than ever. Tiger Trap is a timely book which enriches understanding of the issue.

In Panetta’s Wake

In Panetta’s Wake

The US Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, recently concluded a sweeping trip across much of Asia. Despite initial missteps when it followed a China first policy and also sought to assuage Pakistan’s concerns, the Obama administration now seeks to work with India as the linchpin of its Asian security strategy.

Review – The Wars of Afghanistan

Review – The Wars of Afghanistan

Peter Tomsen has provided a comprehensive account of Afghanistan’s recent conflicts and illuminates aspects of this history in ways that only he could really achieve.

Is Contemporary American Conservatism More Than Just a Reactionary Ideological Platform?

Is Contemporary American Conservatism More Than Just a Reactionary Ideological Platform?

The term ‘conservative’ has been branded by politicians as a framework which allows them to peddle their political positions.

My Limitations as a White British Man…

My Limitations as a White British Man…

I have faced a number of difficulties, as all researchers do, when designing, developing and implementing a project. How do I obtain my data, for example, or will I have significant findings?

Assessing Continuity and Change in Obama’s Foreign and National Security Policies

Assessing Continuity and Change in Obama’s Foreign and National Security Policies

Rather than do something on behalf of Middle East peace, the Obama administration has buckled, proving unwilling to confront an Israeli government set on measures that will greatly diminish the prospect of creating a Palestinian state.

China’s Relations with Africa and the American Context

China’s Relations with Africa and the American Context

Africa is an emerging strategic partner of China. As a result, some over-excited analysts talk of a major competition between China and the United States in Africa.

American Exceptionalism, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

American Exceptionalism, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

The debate over American exceptionalism has only just begun. It appears to be at its apex during times of anxiety and crisis within the American polity. Hence, the current state of affairs in America makes the 2012 election season such a juncture.

Tea with Madam Secretary, Part I

My most recent interview was with Madeleine Albright, the US foreign policy practitioner and policy-maker, the women’s rights implementer in foreign policy during her time as a US Ambassador to the UN and as Secretary of State, the daughter of a Czechoslovak dissident who was a recipient of US support during WWII and the Cold War, and finally as the academic examining foreign policy.

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