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America Alone : The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order.

Author/Creator:
Halper, Stefan.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (383 pages)
Subjects:
Conservatism -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Examines the neo-conservative movement in the US and discovers cautions against it.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1 The Neo-Conservatives
AREAS OF AGREEMENT WITH THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES
OUR DIFFERENCES WITH THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES
THE UNSPOKEN STRATEGY
MORAL ARROGANCE
SHRINKING THE FOREIGN POLICY INSTRUMENTALITY
THE RESPONSE TO SEPTEMBER 11
THE FALSE HISTORY
THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES AS A SPECIAL INTEREST?
2 Origins and Early Development
ALCOVE 1: THE EARLY BEGINNINGS
ENTER THE THINK TANKS
THE PHILOSOPHICAL UNDERPINNINGS
THE MOVE FROM LEFT TO RIGHT
ANTICOMMUNISM AND FOREIGN POLICY
ISRAEL, ANTI-SEMITISM AND THE U.N.
THE NEXT GENERATION
WOHLSTETTER AND STRAUSS
NEO-CONSERVATIVES UNDER REAGAN
3 The Nineties: From Near Death to Resurrection
THE DEBATE: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED OR PERPETUAL STRUGGLE?
THE BALKANS: TEST BED FOR THE NEW DOCTRINE
DISENCHANTMENT WITH CLINTON
UNILATERALISM: THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE EMBRACE
ATLANTIC RELATIONS
THE GENERATIONAL HAND-OFF
THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE NETWORK
THE FINANCIAL NETWORK
A DOCTRINE IN WAITING
4 The Neo-Conservative Ascension
CONFIRMATION BATTLES
INTRIGUE AT THE PENTAGON
THE EARLY UNILATERALISM
THE WHITE HOUSE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
SUMMER 2001: QUIET BEFORE THE STORM
SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
ENTER THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES
THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS: ENTER PREEMPTION
THE 2002 NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY
The Implications of Preemption
Terror Transforms Policy
The Defense Planning Guidance
NEO-CONSERVATIVES: ECHOES OF THE 1990S
5 The False History
VALUES: A CONSTANT IN AMERICAN DIPLOMACY
THE REAGAN LEGACY: LABELING THE UNLABELABLE
THE EARLY REAGAN YEARS: THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE HONEYMOON
DISENCHANTMENT
ISRAEL, CHINA, AND CENTRAL AMERICA.
ARMS CONTROL, TERRORISM, AND THE USE OF FORCE
OPTIMISM VERSUS PESSIMISM
A NEW POLITICAL ANIMAL
6 Outreach to the Media and Evangelicals
NEO-CONSERVATIVES AND THE MEDIA POST-COLD WAR
The Changing Face of the American Media
MURDOCH AND THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES
NEO-CONSERVATIVES EXPAND ACROSS THE PRINT MEDIA
THE PRIMACY OF CONSERVATIVE RADIO
PUBLIC MISPERCEPTIONS, THE U.S. MEDIA, AND THE IRAQ WAR
Building an Echo Chamber into the U.S. Media
NEO-CONSERVATIVES AND CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES
7 Iraq
WHY IRAQ, WHY NOW: THE NEO-CONSERVATIVES CAPTURE THE DISCOURSE
THE DISCURSIVE MANIPULATION OF 9/11
BUILDING A CLIMATE OF FEAR
THE CONDITIONALITY OF THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE DOOMSDAY
THE DISCOURSE PRESENTED TO THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL
BRIDGING THE SPACE BETWEEN AL-QAEDA AND IRAQ
The Credibility Gap
FAULTY EVIDENCE AND DYSPEPTIC SPIES
SELLING WAR AND IGNORING THE CIA
A TIME FOR TRUE BELIEVERS
THE HUMANITARIAN CLOAK
CHALABI AND THE GRAND NEO-CONSERVATIVE TEMPLATE FOR MIDDLE EASTERN HARMONY
THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE PARADIGM: A REALITY CHECK
THE OSP AND THE NEO-CONSERVATIVE TAKEOVER OF DECISION MAKING
THE HARMFUL INFLUENCE OF IRAQ ON THE REAL WAR ON TERROR
THE LOST CAUSE OF DIPLOMACY
DECEPTION'S LEGACY
8 America: Perception and Counterperception
ENTER: UNIPOLARITY
POLL DATA
WHAT IS AMERICANISM?
To Hill, Americanism is an idea:
THE NOTION OF UN-AMERICANISM
ANTI-AMERICANISM: THE EARLY ROOTS
REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA
The "Idea" of Nineteenth-Century America
ANTI-AMERICANISM IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
AMERICA AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR
POLITICAL ANTI-AMERICANISM TODAY
A CONTEMPORARY EXAMPLE: MCDONALDIZATION
THE COSTS OF ANTI-AMERICANISM
THE BRITISH DIMENSION
NEO-CONSERVATIVES, THE UNITED STATES, AND THE REST
Knowledgeable Ignorance
Orientalism.
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
9 The Neo-Conservative "World War IV" and Its Impact on American Society
THE GLOBAL TERRORISM CONTEXT
TERRORISM AND THE MILITARY
THE LEGAL CONTEXT: TWO VISIONS OF AMERICA
Statutory Measures: The USA Patriot Act
Surveillance Technology Advances
RECONCILING THE DEBATE
10 The Balance Sheet and Looking Ahead
PART I: THE BALANCE SHEET
The Charges against the Neo-Conservatives
The Wider Responsibility
The Neo-Conservative Confidence Trick
Public Trust: The Policy Damage
The Intelligence Agencies
The National Security Council
Allies and Friends
PART II: LOOKING AHEAD
Balance
Nonstate Actors
International Comity
Avoiding the Clash of Civilizations
Middle East Alternatives
Nuclear Proliferation
Final Words
Bibliography
DISSERTATIONS, DOCUMENTS, AND PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHES
BOOKS
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Clarke, Jonathan.
Other format:
Print version: Halper, Stefan America Alone
ISBN:
9780511212017
9780521838344
OCLC:
76050165
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