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America on Notice Stemming the Tide of Anti-Americanism

ISBN-10: 1591024285

ISBN-13: 9781591024286

Edition: 2006

Authors: Glenn E. Schweitzer, Carole D. Schweitzer

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Charts a proactive course for policy changes that will create a more positive attitude toward America and deter terrorism.
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 6/30/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 325
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Paradox of America
A Vigorous Approach in Response to 9/11
Confronting the Dilemma
The Search for Global Harmony
A Fractured International Environment Fosters Anger toward America
Huntington and His Critics
Attacks on America and Its Allies
New Weapons in the Hands of Terrorists
Continuing Controversy over the Intervention in Iraq
Cornerstones of American Policies
Taking a Transformational Approach
Political Overlays on Crowded Lands with Too Few Resources
Disruptions, Unemployment, and the Rise of Militancy in Central Asia
Too Many People in Too Many Places
Environmental Security-Protecting State Interests and Individual Well-Being
The Nexus between Poverty and Violence
International Crime Syndicates Target America
The Challenge for America
Understanding Today and Anticipating Tomorrow
The Blunder at the United Nations
Better Intelligence for Better Near-Term Decisions
Collateral Damage from Intelligence Collection
Early Warning of Impending Violence
Strengthening Ties with the Developing World
Persistent Poverty around the Globe
Evolving Development Strategies
Adjusting Foreign Assistance in the Post-9/11 Era
High Expectations: The Millennium Challenge Corporation
Inadequate US Contributions to International Development
The Special Challenge of the Middle East
The Road Ahead
Education and Jobs
Challenges to Educators in Turbulent Chechnya
Education as a Key to Global Harmony
Foreign Assistance and Higher Education
Opportunities in Distance Education
Preparing for Employment
The Importance of Primary and Secondary Education
Understanding the Madrassas
Special Needs of Young Girls
Next Steps
Uncorking the Nuclear Genie
The Roots and Consequences of Nuclear Armaments in South Asia
America's Tarnished Nuclear Reputation
Misuse of Dangerous Nuclear Materials
The Nuclear Cauldron in the Middle East
Restraint for US Nuclear Ambitions
Avoiding an Armageddon
Medical Diplomacy
Containing Infectious Diseases
The Scourge of HIV/AIDS
Halting the SARS Epidemic
Ensuring the Safety of Food
Bioterrorism: The Last Frontier
The Future Agenda
Whither the United Nations
The World Bank: A Bastion of Economic Power
Achievements and Ambitions of the United Nations
Unilateralists and Multilateralists with the United Nations in the Middle
Reforming the Unreformable
The Security Council: The Tyranny of Consensus
Peacekeepers at Work
Giving America's Image a Boost
Road Maps in Place of Road Kills in the Middle East
Unstinting US Support of Israel
The United States as the Only Broker of Peace
A New Course for a Better Future
Afterthought
Militarization of the World
Bringing Home the Troops
The Doctrine of Preemption
NATO's Preemption and Expansion Policies
A Military Presence in Civilian Garb
Peace and Stability Operations
Emphasizing an Appropriate Role for the Armed Forces
Tone-Deaf to the Views of Others
First a Good Product, Then Good Marketing
Using Radio and Television to Explain America
The Advent of the Internet
Arabs Reaching Arabs
Direct Contacts Pay Off
Public Diplomacy Revisited
The Road to Security and Peace
Epilogue
Notes
Index