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    There's a certain formula for current books on global politics today Assert an argument about the nature of change generally along the lines of the US decline rise of others yadda yadda then recount the history of the Cold War and de

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    This book is a history of US foreign policy from the view of cockpit of the presidency It has two general categories of foreign policy out look from the Truman administration to Obama administration are maximalism and retrenchment Maximalists like Truman Kennedy Reagan and Bush II are maximalists who pursue and activist foreign pol

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    Not super helpful review of US military history since WWII There is very little analysis of the decisions made The author does almost nothing to explain the influences and reasons behind why decision makers felt the way they did I also think this book perpetuates a common misunderstanding that US foreign policy is US defense policy The two must be separate or the militarization of America will subsume soft power

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    A thoughtful and sweeping look at American foreign policy in the post WWII era

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    This is a very readable book of recent history but I was a little disappointed that except for the Prologue and Epilogue Maximalist

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    This is simply a fabulous book It was well written and has a clear structure Anyone interested in learning about American foreign relations since WWII must read this book Not much analysis though so if you don't want to ju

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    A good overview of foreign policy since the end of WWII with expansionist and retrenchment points of view but I agree with another reviewer that the author could have gone further in examining the pros and cons of each and which for which style he advocated

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    This was a book about American's foreign policy under Presidents from Truman to Obama While parts of it was interesting a lot of it

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    A tour de force of American presidents and how they conduct foreign policy It really makes you think about how presidents eventually view the

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O meeting common challenges International institutions work badly An effective foreign policy costs too much Public support is shaky Even the greatest successes often didn’t feel that way at the time           Sestanovich explores the dramatic results of American global primacy built on these anxious foundations recounting cycles of overcommitment and underperformance highs of achievement and confidence followed by lows of doubt We may think there was a time when America’s international role reflected bipartisan unity policy continuity and a uniue ability to work with others but Maximalist tells a different story one of divided administrations and divisive decision making of cla. This is simply a fabulous book It was well written and has a clear structure Anyone interested in learning about American foreign relations since WWII must read this book Not much anal

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From a writer with long and high level experience in the US government a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light while drawing fresh compelling lessons for the present and future When the United States has succeeded in the world Stephen Sestanovich argues it has done so not by staying the course but by having to change it usually amid deep controversy and uncertainty For decades the United States has been a power like no other Yet presidents and policy makers worry that they and even their predecessors haven’t gotten things right Other nations they say to themselves contribute little t. This book is a history of US foreign policy from the view of cockpit of the presidency It has two general categories of foreign policy out look from the Truman administration to Obama a Buttermilk Graffiti in the US government a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy Vengeance Road (Torpedo Ink in an unexpected new light while drawing fresh compelling lessons for the present and future When the United States has succeeded Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras in the world Stephen Sestanovich argues Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable it has done so not by staying the course but by having to change No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) it usually amid deep controversy and uncertainty For decades the United States has been a power like no other Yet presidents and policy makers worry that they and even their predecessors haven’t gotten things right Other nations they say to themselves contribute little t. This book Captain Wentworths Persuasion is a history of US foreign policy from the view of cockpit of the presidency It has two general categories of foreign policy out look from the Truman administration to Obama a

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Shes with friends and allies of regular attempts to set a new direction Doing too much has always been followed by doing too little and vice versa Maximalist unearths the backroom stories and personalities that bring American foreign policy to life Who knew how hard Lyndon Johnson fought to stay out of the war in Vietnam or how often Henry Kissinger ridiculed the idea of visiting China Who remembers that George Bush Sr found Ronald Reagan’s diplomacy too passive or that Bush Jr considered Bill Clinton’s too active Leaders and scoundrels alike emerge from this retelling in sharper focus than ever before Sestanovich finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present.. A good overview of foreign policy since the end of WWII with expansionist and retrenchment points of view but I agree with another reviewer that the author could have gone further in ex Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, in Vietnam or how often Henry Kissinger ridiculed the Oil Painting idea of visiting China Who remembers that George Bush Sr found Ronald Reagan’s diplomacy too passive or that Bush Jr considered Bill Clinton’s too active Leaders and scoundrels alike emerge from this retelling Putins Russia in sharper focus than ever before Sestanovich finds lessons Seducida (Esclava victoriana, in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present.. A good overview of foreign policy since the end of WWII with expansionist and retrenchment points of view but I agree with another reviewer that the author could have gone further Essential Juices and Smoothies in ex

  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • Maximalist
  • Stephen Sestanovich
  • en
  • 27 May 2018
  • 9780307268174