Preface and acknowledgements / Demetrios James Caraley -- Introduction / Robert Jervis -- American ways of foreign policy and foreign responses -- The lessons of September 11, Iraq, and the American pendulum / Christopher Hemmer -- From the "red juggernaut" to Iraqi WMD: threat inflation and how it succeeds in the United States / Jeffrey M. Cavanaugh -- The rise of a European defense / Seth G. Jones -- The neoconservative heritage and its flaws -- "The civilization of clashes": misapplying the democratic peace in the Middle East / Piki Ish-shalom -- Credibility and the war on terror / Christopher J. Fettweis -- Human rights and civil liberties -- U.S. human rights policy in the post-Cold War era / John W. Dietrich -- The rhetoric of genocide in U.S. foreign policy: Rwanda and Darfur compared / Eric A. Heinze -- Tragic choices in the war on terrorism: should we try to regulate and control torture? / Jerome Slater
Introduction / Michael Patrick Cullinane and David Ryan -- "No savage shall inherit the land" : the Indian enemy other, indiscriminate warfare, and American national identity, 1607-1783 / Walter L. Hixson -- Alterity and the production of identity in the early modern British American empire and the early United States / Jack P. Greene -- Identity, alterity and the "growing plant" of Monroeism in U.S. foreign policy ideology / Marco Mariano -- Consumerist geographies and the politics of othering / Kristin Hoganson -- Others ourselves : the American identity crisis after the War of 1898 / Michael Patrick Cullinane -- The others in Wilsonianism / Lloyd Ambrosius -- The Nazis and U.S. foreign policy debates : history, lessons and analogies / Michaela Hoenicke Moore -- How Eleanor Roosevelt's orientalism othered the Palestinians / Geraldine Kidd -- Necessary constructions : the other in the Cold War and after / David Ryan -- Obliterating distance : the Vietnam War photography of Philip Jones Griffiths / Liam Kennedy -- Remnants of empire : civilization, torture and racism in the war on terrorism / Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
FINDINGS OF A STUDY INVESTIGATING GLOBAL BALANCE OF POWER BY THE CENTER FOR DEFENSE INFORMATION ARE PRESENTED. THEY INDICATE THAT, CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF, BOTH SUPERPOWERS HAVE BEEN DECLINING IN POWER AND INFLUENCE IN THE POST-WORLD WAR II ERA. NEXT, TO PREDICT FUTURE US FOREIGN POLICY, THREE ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF US INTERESTS ARE ANALYZED: DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT, BALANCE OF PAYMENTS, US BANKS.