Another American Century?: The United States and the World Since 9/11, Second

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Zed Books, 2003 - History - 308 pages
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Did September 11th change everything? Is George W. Bush responsible for America's international isolation? Why did the United States declare 'war on terror', and what does this war mean for the future of the world?

ANOTHER AMERICAN CENTURY answers these questions with a sweeping and penetrating study of the United States since the end of the Cold War. Nicholas Guyatt reveals the economic, diplomatic and military dimensions of American foreign policy, and investigates what Americans say and believe about their relationship with the rest of the world. A major new chapter discusses September 11th, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the motives and ideas behind America's 'war on terror'. Did September 11th change everything? Is George W. Bush responsible for America‘s international isolation? Why did the United States declare ‘war on terror‘, and what does this war mean for the future of the world?

Another American Century answers these questions with a sweeping and penetrating study of the United States since the end of the Cold War. Nicholas Guyatt reveals the economic, diplomatic and military dimensions of American foreign policy, and investigates what Americans say and believe about their relationship with the rest of the world. A major new chapter discusses September 11th, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the motives and ideas behind America‘s ‘war on terror‘.
 

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Contents

The US and the Global Economy I
1
The US and the International Community
57
The US and Military Power
114
American Missions
177
A New American Century?
233
Index
298
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Nicholas Guyatt is the author of The Absence of Peace: Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Zed Books, 1998).

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