Smart Power: Toward a Prudent Foreign Policy for America

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Cato Institute, 2008 - Political Science - 258 pages
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Foreign policy expert Ted Galen Carpenter confronts the global challenges America faces, outlining a practical strategy that protects America's security while avoiding unnecessary and unrewarding military adventures. He looks at how U.S. forces remain mired in a nation-building mission in Iraq, while disagreements over Iraq policy and other matters have soured Washington's relations with long-time European allies.

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Trying to Thwart the Drive to War against Iraq
False Historical Analogies on Iraq
Assessing the Iraq Debacle

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Ted Galen Carpenter is senior fellow for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. He is the author of 8 books and the editor of 10 books on international affairs, including Smart Power: Toward a Prudent Foreign Policy for America. Carpenter is contributing editor to the National Interest, serves on the editorial boards of Mediterranean Quarterly and the Journal of Strategic Studies.

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