The foreign policy of the United States is guided by deeply held beliefs, few of which are recognized much less subjected to rational analysis, Christopher J. Fettweis writes, in this, his third book. He identifies the foundations of those beliefs, explains how they have inspired poor strategic decisions in Washington and proceeds to discuss their origins.
About the Author
Christopher J. Fettweis is Associate Professor of Political Science at Tulane University. He is the author of Dangerous Times?: The International Politics of Great Power Peace (2010) and Losing Hurts Twice as Bad: The Four Stages to Moving beyond Iraq (2008).