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Irony of Manifest Destiny The Tragedy of America's Foreign Policy

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ISBN-10: 0802716997

ISBN-13: 9780802716996

Edition: 2010

Authors: William Pfaff

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An insightful and penetrating analysis of how, over fifty years, we moved from containment of our foes to confrontation of our enemiesand why the doctrine of American exceptionalism is bound to failby one of the foremost observers and chroniclers of American foreign policy."For years," William Pfaff writes, "there has been little or no critical reexamination of how and why the successful postwar American policy of 'patient but firm containment of Soviet expansionist tendencies...has over decades turned into a vast project for ending tyranny in the world. We defend this position by making the claim that the United States possesses an exceptional status among nations that confers upon it…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 6/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

William Pfaff, author of The Wrath of Nations and Condemned to Freedom, contributes a political column to the International Herald Tribune, which is syndicated globally by the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Paris.

An Introductory Note
A Manifest Destiny
The Enlightenment Invention of Secular Utopia
The Sources of America's Moral and Political Isolation from Europe
From American Isolationism to Utopian Interventionism
America's Elected Enemy
How It Ends