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Containment : rebuilding a strategy against global terror / Ian Shapiro.

By: Shapiro, Ian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xv, 192 p.).ISBN: 9781400827565 (electronic bk.); 1400827566 (electronic bk.).Other title: Rebuilding a strategy against global terror.Subject(s): Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States | National security -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Containment.DDC classification: 363.325/170973 LOC classification: HV6432 | .S53 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The idea vacuum -- End of the criminal justice consensus -- Filling the vacuum -- Containment for democracy -- Containment's realism -- Democracy for containment -- Our present peril.
Summary: In this powerfully argued book, Ian Shapiro shows that the idea of containment offers the best hope for protecting Americans and their democracy into the future. His bold vision for American security in the post-September 11 world is reminiscent of George Kennan's historic "Long Telegram," in which the containment strategy that won the Cold War was first developed. The Bush Doctrine of preemptive war and unilateral action has been marked by incompetence--missed opportunities to capture Osama bin Laden, failures of postwar planning for Iraq, and lack of an exit strategy. But Shapiro contends tha.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-178) and index.

The idea vacuum -- End of the criminal justice consensus -- Filling the vacuum -- Containment for democracy -- Containment's realism -- Democracy for containment -- Our present peril.

In this powerfully argued book, Ian Shapiro shows that the idea of containment offers the best hope for protecting Americans and their democracy into the future. His bold vision for American security in the post-September 11 world is reminiscent of George Kennan's historic "Long Telegram," in which the containment strategy that won the Cold War was first developed. The Bush Doctrine of preemptive war and unilateral action has been marked by incompetence--missed opportunities to capture Osama bin Laden, failures of postwar planning for Iraq, and lack of an exit strategy. But Shapiro contends tha.

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Ian Shapiro is Sterling Professor of Political Science and Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. His many books include The Flight from Reality in the Human Sciences and, with Michael J. Graetz, Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight over Taxing Inherited Wealth (both Princeton).

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