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The American challenge: the world resists US liberalism

Author: Catley, R. ; Mosler, DavidPublisher: Ashgate, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 252 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780754672128Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The American Challenge The World Resists Us Liberalism Contents Preface Introduction ix 1 Chapter 1 American Hegemony in the Twenty First Century The Nature of the Post-Cold War World A Realist Approach to American Power The Revival of the Right in the 1980s The Clinton Administration and Globalisation George W Bush and the Neo-conservatives The Bush Administration and Unilateralism The Global War On Terror (GWOT) 7 7 9 14 16 20 25 27 29 30 31 34 40 43 44 45 47 48 50 52 53 57 61 65 66 68 72 74 Chapter 2 The Anglo-Sphere Nations The Commonwealth of Nations British Origins of the Anglo-Sphere The Anglo-Sphere in North America The Anglo-Sphere on the Pacific Rim The Commonwealth of Australia New Zealand Anglo-phone Abstainers Chapter 3 The Great Wars and the Cold War, 1914-1991 Great Powers on the Pacific Rim The First World War The USA ­ Emerging Hegemon Second World War in the Pacific Wars in Korea and Indochina End of the Bi-Polar World Chapter 4 The End of the Cold War and the Middle East US Policy in the Middle East The Oil Economy The International Trade in Oil OPEC, the US and the Geopolitics of Oil vi The American Challenge Wars and Instability in the Middle East Dual Containment: Iran and Policing US Interests in the Middle East Chapter 5 Prelude to War Modernisation: Islam, Christianity and Judaism Israel and Zionism The Arc of Crisis Pakistan Madrasahs The Taliban Regime Al Qaeda Chapter 6 The Global War on Terror The Attacks of 9/11 The War in Afghanistan 2001-7 The Invasion of Iraq, 2003 Fiasco: The US Occupation of Iraq Debacle: The Iraq Insurgency, 2003-7 The Islamic Diaspora Front Jihadist Retaliation Chapter 7 Allies The Anglo-Sphere East Asian Dilemmas Bush and the Defence of Democracy Allies NATO and East Asian Allies Israel The Organisation of American States Chapter 8 Foundations of American Power Bush and the Home Front Is America in Decline? Hard Power Soft Power World Opinion Anti-Americanism in the Modern World The Ideology of American Liberalism 78 81 89 89 96 97 98 100 101 103 109 109 110 114 120 123 128 130 133 134 138 140 142 144 149 151 155 155 160 162 169 170 174 175 Contents vii Chapter 9 Competitors The Peoples Republic of China The Russian Federation The Republic of India The Islamic Republic of Iran The Syrian Arab Republic 177 178 182 185 188 195 197 197 199 203 205 211 213 219 219 221 222 223 225 225 229 237 Chapter 10 Contested Zones The Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Pashtun-istan The Central Asian Front: Gangster States The African Front: Failed and Terrorist The Southeast Asia Front: A New Caliphate? The Korean Peninsula and DPRK: Stalinism Revisited Latin America Conclusion A Balance Sheet Military Power Economy Demography Culture Opinion and Ideas The Cold War and the GWOT Bibliography Index

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