Foreign policy discourses of the Obama years /

Empirical case studies demonstrate how foreign policy actions depend on discourse in order to appear possible and to become plausible. This study of discourse is offered as a tool for assessing presidential administrations.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kovács, Melinda (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2017.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Politics, discourse, policy
  • New president, new discourse, new policy?
  • Troop increases in Afghanistan, troop withdrawal from Iraq: is it all about Middle Eastern policy?
  • Osama bin Laden and the usefulness of an iconic adversary
  • Under attack: Benghazi and the responses
  • Speaking of Syria: how discourse can get away from an administration
  • What it takes to intervene: changes from 2013 to 2014
  • Conclusion: not so foreign, not so new.