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Why ineffectiveness is often baked-in to American intervention overseas

Escribà-Folch, Abel, Muradova, Lala and Rodon, Toni (2020) Why ineffectiveness is often baked-in to American intervention overseas. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (11 Sep 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

When it wants to promote democracy in other countries, the US has a number of options, ranging from foreign aid to economic sanctions to military intervention. But how do Americans feel about these different ways of intervening? In new survey research, Abel Escribà-Folch, Lala Muradova, and Toni Rodon find that Americans are more supportive of intervening in autocratic countries which do not hold elections, and are not US allies. But past experience, they write, also shows that intervening in countries that have these characteristics often does not lead to the growth of democracy.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 12:18
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 12:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106921

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