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@CT:Contents Preface Maps Chapter 1 America's Foreign Policy: Product, Process, and Purpose 1 Foreign Policy as Product: A U.S. Approach 5 Foreign Policy as Process: Getting Organized 13 Realism and Idealism in American Foreign Policy 22 The Limits of American Power 27 Power Politics and the Pursuit of Principles after September 11 30 Conclusion 33 Chapter 2 Ideals and Self-Interest: The American Way 35 The Founders and Foreign Policy 35 Young America, Old World 41 Europe, Keep Out! 47 American Wars 53 From Isolationism to Hegemony 55 Conclusion 57 Chapter 3 Hegemony and Insolvency: The Burdens of a Great Power 60 The Concept of Solvency 62 Latin America: Big Stick Diplomacy 63 The New Frontier: Opening Doors in Asia 68 World War I: Replacing the Old Order 72 Wilson's New World Order 73 Losing the Peace: The Tragedy of Versailles 81 Conclusion 82 Chapter 4 Between Wars: Collective Security and Delusions of Peace 85 Collective Insecurity (19191935) 86 Back to the Future (19361941) 95 The Failed Search for Solvency 99 Conclusion 100 Chapter 5 The Cold War: Containment and Deterrence 103 The End of Isolationism 106 The Arsenal of Democracy: An Emerging Superpower 107 Containment: Big Idea, Big Price Tag 111 Containment Goes to War: Korea 121 Containment and Deterrence 121 The Nifty Fifties: Calm before the Storm 128 Conclusion 137 Chapter 6 Intervention against Communism: From Kennedy to Reagan 140 Foreign Policy on Hold (19641971) 144 When Democracy Is Bad for America: Chile 146 Detente and Decline (19721980) 147 The Limits of Idealism: The Carter Legacy 151 Bouncing Back: The Reagan Presidency (19811989) 153 Conclusion 159 Chapter 7 Democracy and Anarchy: America in the New World Order 163 Policy without Vision (19891993) 165 The Gulf War (19901991) 170 The New Interventionism 173 Reinventing Foreign Policy (19931997) 177 The Neoconservative Challenge 187 Conclusion 189 Chapter 8 From Intervention to Preemption: America's New Crusade 192 Russia: Neither Enemy nor Partner 192 Reinventing NATO 195 Terrorism: Mischief or Mortal Threat? 199 Will the Real George W. Bush Please Stand? 202 An Act of War: September 11, 2001 204 America's New Crusade in Historical Perspective 211 From Clinton to Bush: A Study in Contrasts 216 Conclusion 217 Chapter 9 Power, Principles, and War: The Limits of Foreign Policy 220 The Meaning of September 11, 2001 221 Doctrines versus Principles 222 Empires and Blowback 229 The Deadly "Game" of War 231 War and the Economy 234 Back to the Future 238 Conclusion 240 Index 243
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Foreign relations