To shape our world for good : master narratives and regime change in U.S. foreign policy, 1900-2011 /
"This book explores the ways that deeply held, public dispositions toward international politics push U.S. presidents--often against their better judgement--into either highly destructive wars, like Vietnam and Iraq, or away from even minimal action that could do good in the world, like modern-...
Cornell University Press,
- Introduction : master narratives and forceful regime change
- The liberal narrative, restraint narrative and patterns of forceful regime change
- The broad patterns
- Regime change in Korea and China
- Regime change in Cuba and Vietnam
- Regime change in El Salvador and Grenada
- Regime change in Iraq and Libya
- The implications of master narrative politics.