US Foreign Policy since 1945 is an essential introduction to postwar US foreign policy. It combines chronologic and thematic chapters to provide an historical account of US policy and to explore key questions about its design, control and effects.
New features of this second edition include:
- expanded coverage of the Cold War
- new chapters on the post-Cold War era
- a chronology and a new conclusion that draws together key themes and looks to the future.
Covering topics from American foreign policy-making, US power and democratic control, through to Cold War debates, economic warfare, WMDs and the war on terrorism, US Foreign Policy since 1945 is the ideal introduction to the topic for students of politics and international relations.
'Those in quest of a comprehensive and empirically rich treatment of American foreign policy since the ending of the Second World War... can stop searching, for this is their book.' - International Journal