Discerning President Obama's National Security Strategy, Volume 1

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Oxford University Press, 2010 - Political Science - 588 pages
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Volume 111 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, Discerning President Obama's National Security Strategy, makes available documents from the first fifteen months of the Obama administration that provide insights into its developing national security strategy. Included are documents that include detailed intelligence estimates and strategies as well as documents that outline important lessons regarding stability and reconstruction in Iraq. Additional documents provide valuable insight into the Obama Administration's Afghanistan and Pakistan Strategy. General Editor Douglas Lovelace, an expert in U.S. military matters, elucidates the complexities of military spending and of counter-insurgency tactics.
 

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Contents

B LESSONS INFORMING THE OBAMA NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY
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C THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONS AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN STRATEGY
238
D OTHER INDICATORS OF PRESIDENT OBAMAS NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY
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Douglas Lovelace is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a JD from Widener School of Law.

Kristen E. Boon is Director of International Programs at Seton Hall University School of Law. Her writings have appeared in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and the New York University Journal of International Law. A former clerk to the Supreme Court of Canada's Justice Ian Binnie, she holds an M.A. in Political Science from McGill University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

Aziz Huq teaches at the University of Chicago Law School and was recently Director of the Liberty and National Security Project at NYU Law School's Brennan Center. He previously clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and served as Senior Consultant Analyst for the International Crisis Group.

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