American grand strategy under Obama : competing discourses /

This book explores how rivalling discourses of American grand strategy reveal a fractured consensus of geopolitical identity and national security under President Obama. This conflict manifested in divergent elite visions of liberal hegemony, cooperative engagement and unilateral restraint. Georg Lo...

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Main Author: Löfflmann, Georg (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Reimagining grand strategy
  • Filming hegemony : Hollywood and the Manichean script of geopolitics
  • Competing visions for America : popular discourses of grand strategy on The New York Times best-sellers list
  • The American grand strategy debate in international relations
  • Think tanks and the Washington consensus on hegemony
  • Strategic vision : national security, defense policy, and the geopolitics of military pre-eminence
  • The 'Obama doctrine' : vision for change?
  • Conclusion.