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This ebook examines the nuances and distinctive rhetorical contributions President invoice Clinton made to America's overseas coverage tradition. it truly is one of the first of its style to supply a finished account of President Clinton's overseas coverage rhetoric whereas additionally synthesizing rules that underwrite America's overseas coverage tradition.

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Foreign Policy from September 11 to the Iraq War,” Political Science Quarterly 119 (2004): 401–26; McCrisken, American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam; Daniel T. Rodgers, “American Exceptionalism Revisited,” Raritan 24 (2004): 21–47. 22. Alexis de Toqueville, Democracy in America (New York: Vintage: 1975). 23. McCrisken, American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam, 5. 24. McCrisken, American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam, 8–11. 25. McCrisken, American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam, 8–9.

W. ” For Bush, the Cold War had stunted democracy’s march, giving the United States the job of maintaining what it had accomplished after World War II. 42 This brief overview of modern presidents’ commitments to the mission of intervention yields two observations. First, the intervention duties that American presidents expressed evolved over the course of the latter half of the 20th century. Wilson argued the role for the United States was to remain actively engaged in global affairs as American leadership was necessary to help foster conditions that would create a stable and peaceful international order.

McDougall, Promised Land, Crusader State: America’s Encounter with the World since 1776 (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997); Walter Russell Mead, Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World (New York: Alfred Knopf, 2001). 29. Campbell and Jamieson, Deeds Done in Words, 14–36. 30. Michael H. S. Foreign Policy (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988), 15. 31. W. Brands, What America Owes the World: The Struggle for the Soul of American Foreign Policy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998); Coles, “Manifest Destiny;” Judis, The Folly of Empire; Lipset, American Exceptionalism; Paul T.

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