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Smart Threats and Success in WTO Dispute Settlement: The Bush Steel Tariffs

Smart Threats and Success in WTO Dispute Settlement: The Bush Steel Tariffs

Settling trade disputes within the WTO is an interesting process that contains aspects of legalism, power politics, and domestic politics.

Anger, the Race for the Presidency and US Foreign Policy

Anger, the Race for the Presidency and US Foreign Policy

Trump’s lack of knowledge of foreign policy will draw the most attention for fear of him assuming command of America’s powerful and complex security apparatus.

The Strange Politics of 2016 US Foreign Policy

The Strange Politics of 2016 US Foreign Policy

The center of US foreign policy is to the right of Obama post bin Laden and to the left of George W. Bush. That is where you will find the leading candidates for 2016.

Iraq: The Mistake Was Staying

Iraq: The Mistake Was Staying

With tens of thousands dead, it is easy to have regrets when reflecting back on the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The real policy mistake was staying there beyond the destruction of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Review – American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East

Review – American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East

This important book examines whether US democracy promotion has been sincere, or whether it was simply one of a range of policy options for promoting US material and strategic interests.

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The Myth of George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy Revolution

The dominant theme in the literature on the War on Terror is the assumption that the war and its discourses originated with the Bush administration. However, the War on Terror can actually be traced to earlier administrations, specifically those of Reagan and Clinton.

What the 2012 Elections Portend for the Future of the Republican Party

What the 2012 Elections Portend for the Future of the Republican Party

To remain competitive the Republicans need to expand their appeal beyond their 2012 voter base, particularly in order to capture votes from women, young people and the Latino population.

Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Different From George W. Bush’s?

Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Different From George W. Bush’s?

Obama’s successes have come when he has followed the policies of the Bush administration. His failures have come when he has attempted to implement his own initiatives.

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.

Ten Years of the War on Terror

Ten Years of the War on Terror

On both ‘sides’ of the war on terror, unrealistic assessments of the possible combined with controversially broad and value-laden conceptions of ‘self-defence’ look a lot like ideological warfare.

Obama’s Cautious Step Forward on Middle Eastern Democracy

Obama’s Cautious Step Forward on Middle Eastern Democracy

To seize the opportunity of this historic moment of political change and support democratization in the Arab world, Obama needs to fill in the details of how the USA and the international community will offer concrete, sizeable and sustained help towards securing political reforms throughout the region in the coming months and years.

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