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The challenging future for restraint in US foreign policy

Walldorf, Jr, C. William (2020) The challenging future for restraint in US foreign policy. USApp-American Politics and Policy Blog (27 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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There has been a growing debate over restraint in US foreign policy, fueled most recently by President Trump’s removal of troops from Syria last year. But, writes C. William Walldorf, Jr., those who wish to see more restraint in US foreign policy face domestic challenges: partisanship, and the need to be seen to be against the other side, the desire by many Americans to uphold democratic values abroad,and the risk of being seen as “soft” on national security.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2020 12:36
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:41

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