Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy
At a time when America's dominance abroad was being tested like never before, Taming American Power provided for the first time a "rigorous critique of current U.S. strategy" (Washington Post Book World) from the vantage point of its fiercest opponents. Stephen M. Walt examines America's place as the world's singular superpower and the strategies that rival states have devised to counter it. Hailed as a "landmark book" by Foreign Affairs, Taming American Power makes the case that this ever-increasing tide of opposition not only could threaten America's ability to achieve its foreign policy goals today but also may undermine its dominant position in years to come.
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Review: Taming American Power: The Global Response to US PrimacyUser Review - Elliott Bignell - Goodreads
Finally coming to read this book after an outrageously long time, it is very striking that it describes a world in which one can no longer really believe. A financial crisis and two interminable wars ... Read full review
Review: Taming American Power: The Global Response to US PrimacyUser Review - Brad Grey - Goodreads
A look back in time at the Bush administration's foreign policy. Highly generalized, good as an International Relations 101. Also bizarrely anti-Semitic at times. It just sorta pops out of nowhere ... Read full review