This volume contains a series of readable and stimulating essays on the nature, changing premises, and rationales for the evolution of contemporary U.S. foreign policy. The contributors focus on the transition from old, rigid policies based on unchanging political constants to new policies based on redefined national interests and a radically restructured international environment. This is the first comprehensive interpretationof U.S. foreign policy to emerge since the demise of superpower confrontation, the formation of a unified European Community, and the beginning of the Middle East peace negotiations.Since the DOD budget for decades has been the largest single component of the federal budget (19 percent in 1993), it offers the greatest source of ... Ronald Reagana#39;s aquot;window of strategic vulnerabilityaquot; to predict similar bogus claims. Formeranbsp;...
|Title||:||U.S. foreign policy in transition|
|Author||:||James E. Winkates, J. Richard Walsh, Joseph Mendelsohn Scolnick|
|Publisher||:||Wadsworth Pub Co - 1994|