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The persistent myths of ‘Soft Power’

Khanna, Parag (2012) The persistent myths of ‘Soft Power’. International Affairs at LSE (14 Jan 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The difference between the upcoming U.S. presidential election and previous iterations is that Republicans no longer have the upper on foreign policy. Their self-proclaimed monopoly on national security expertise hand and belief in a muscular international posture collapsed with John McCain’s presidential bid. We can now have honest foreign policy debates on how to actually handle real-world challenges like nuclear proliferation, the rise of China, terrorism, failed states rather than assuming a priori which side would be better at tackling them.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > International Affairs at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 11:03
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 14:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81901

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