Contemporary cases in U.S. foreign policy : from terrorism to trade

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  • Creator Ralph G. Carter, editor
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Fourth edition. Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2011] ©2011
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 496 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781604267310, 1604267313
  • OCLC ocn657270869


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction / Ralph G. Carter -- The United States versus terrorism : from the embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya to the surge in Afghanistan / Frédérick Gagnon and Ryan C. Hendrickson -- The return of the imperial presidency? The Bush Doctrine and U.S. intervention in Iraq / Jeffrey S. Lantis and Eric Moskowitz -- Columbia and U.S. foreign policy : coca, security, and human rights / Jennifer S. Holmes -- The nuclear standoff between the United States and Iran : seeking a diplomatic path through a minefield of mutual distrust / Thomas Preston and Michael P. Infranco -- The United States and North Korea : avoiding a worst-case scenario / Patrick James and Özgür Özdamar -- Hitting the reset button : changing the direction of U.S.-Russian relations? / Ralph G. Carter and James M. Scott -- Maritime piracy as a U.S. foreign policy problem : the case of the Maersk Alabama / Peter Lehr -- National security surveillance : unchecked or limited presidential power? / Louis Fisher -- Immigration policy : U.S.-Mexican relations confront U.S. political realities / Marc R. Rosenblum -- The global financial crisis : governments, banks, and markets / Thomas D. Lairson -- Why do we still have an embargo of Cuba? / Patrick J. Haney -- U.S.-China trade relations : privatizing foreign policy / Steven W. Hook and Franklin Barr Lebo -- The politics of climate change : a consensus for Copenhagen? / Rodger A. Payne and Sean Payne -- The International Criminal Court : national interests versus international norms / Donald W. Jackson and Ralph G. Carter -- The rights of detainees : determining the limits of law / Linda Cornett and Mark Gibney -- Conclusion / Ralph G. Carter
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