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Security First For a Muscular, Moral Foreign Policy

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ISBN-10: 0300143079

ISBN-13: 9780300143072

Edition: 2008

Authors: Amitai Etzioni

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0;Rarely have more profound changes in American foreign policy been called for than today,1; begins Amitai Etzioni in the preface to this book. Yet Etzioni7;s concern is not to lay blame for past mistakes but to address the future: What can now be done to improve U.S. relations with the rest of the world? What should American policies be toward recently liberated countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan, or rogue states like North Korea and Iran? When should the United States undertake humanitarian intervention abroad? What must be done to protect America from nuclear terrorism? The author asserts that providing basic security must be the first priority in all foreign policy considerations,…    
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List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 0.59" wide x 0.88" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

James M. White is a Professor in the School of Social Work and Family Studies at the University of British Columbia and resides with his wife and three daughters in Vancouver, Canada. His research interests include family development as well as marital interaction and communication. He is the author of Dynamics of Family Development (published in the U.S. in 1991 and translated into Japanese in 1994), as well as numerous articles that have appeared in the Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, Journal of Marriage and Family , and elsewhere. His authored and co-authored book chapters include a chapter with R. H. Rodgers on family development in the Sourcebook…    

Security First: For Us, Them, and the World
A Principled, Realistic Approach
Policy Implications
Implications for Failing States
Implications for Newly Liberated Nations
The Limits of Social Engineering
A Primitive Art
The Lessons of Democratization
The Lessons of Reconstruction and Economic Development
The Lessons of Nation-Building
The True Fault Line: Warriors Vs. Preachers
Fewer Enemies, More (Potential) Allies: The Global Importance of Illiberal Moderates
Violent vs. Persuasive Beliefs in Three Religious Belief Systems
Violent and Persuasive Beliefs in Secular Theories of Social Change
Violent and Persuasive Beliefs in Islam
Illiberal Moderate Muslims: The Global Swing Vote
The Importance of Moral Culture
The Soft Underbelly of Security
Religion's Key Role in U.S. Foreign Policy
Grounds for Intervention
Whose Security? The Responsibility to Protect
Responsibility as an International Communitarian Principle
A Second Duty: To Prevent?
Security Requires a New Global Architecture
The Third Ought to Be First
Who Will Attack?
A Strategic Shift: From Controlled Maintenance to Deproliferation
Muscular, Moral Power