U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power: Steven W Hook: 9781604266092

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Publication Date: July 15, 2010 ISBN-10: 1604266090 ISBN-13 :978-1604266092: 3
The United States still faces no reliable opponent to challenge its supremacy, even after years of economic crisis and war. However, caused the primacy of the source of the exception, the diffusion of power in the process of foreign policy and civil society participation, but also create security vulnerabilities.

U.S. foreign policy in the new third edition provides students with a concise and easy to understand overview of the foreign policy contradictions, and emphasizes the challenges faced by policy makers.

Major updates including President Barack Obama took office the first year of full coverage, to participate in the management of the new focus of the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the economic crisis. Students can also find a thorough review of the lessons of the Bush administration, including the examination of the competition between the State and Defense, the intelligence failures, human rights controversies, and unilateralism.

Instructors will appreciate the chapter organization, clear writing, teaching characteristics, and the overall simplicity, they expect the best-selling